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Funding by Topic: Cultural competency

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Interventions for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Native American Populations (R01)
Awards funding to develop, adapt, and test the effectiveness of health promotion and disease prevention interventions in Native American (NA) populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 24, 2017
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2017
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Avon Breast Health Outreach Program (BHOP)
Funding to link medically underserved populations to breast health education, screening, and follow-up services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 25, 2017
Sponsor: Avon Foundation
Indian Health Service Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI)
Funding to federally recognized Indian tribes and tribal organizations to provide domestic and sexual violence prevention, advocacy, and coordinated community response, as well as forensic healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2017
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males (R01 and R21)
Grants for research in the health of minority men that enhances understanding of factors influencing the health promoting behaviors of racial and ethnic minority males across the life cycle and focuses on the development and testing of culturally and linguistically appropriate health-promoting interventions designed to reduce health disparities among racially and ethnically diverse males age 18 and older.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 7, 2017
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2017
Sponsors: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Alaska Native Tribal Resource Center on Domestic Violence
Funding to support an Alaska Native Tribal Resource Center on Domestic Violence that will focus on the intervention and prevention of family violence, domestic violence, and dating violence by offering culturally sensitive statewide information, training, and technical assistance designed to reduce tribal disparities within Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2017
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Preventing Alcohol-Related Deaths through Social Detoxification
Grants to serve Native Americans in the Navajo and Great Plains areas to increase access to community-based prevention strategies to provide social detoxification, evaluation, and stabilization, fostering patient readiness for and entry into treatment for alcohol use disorders, and when appropriate, other substance use disorders.
Geographic coverage: Arizona, Iowa, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2017
Sponsors: Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples Grants
Grants to native community projects in the areas of health and well-being; leadership development; art and creativity; peace, equity, and justice; sustainable communities and economies; and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2017
Sponsor: Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc.
Georgia Direct Services Grant Inactive
Grants to support existing evidence-based and best practice healthcare services and health promotion programs that address health disparities in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Aug 3, 2017
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
Colorado Advancing Behavioral Health Inactive
Funds to support organizations working to improve access to behavioral health services and outcomes in vulnerable communities in Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Primary Care Leadership Inactive
Funds to support a training program for the development of primary care clinician champions who support comprehensive, person-centered care at the practice, community, state, or federal level with a goal of enhancing the primary care workforce to drive change, strengthen service delivery, and improve health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation