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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.

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Training Program
Funding to train healthcare professionals to use valid and reliable screening and diagnostic tools, in addition to providing evidence-based interventions for children with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Grants to Enhance Culturally Specific Services for Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking
Grants to support community-based organizations in providing culturally relevant services to meet the critical needs of victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 23, 2018
Application Deadline: Feb 21, 2018
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Prevention and Treatment Research to Address HIV/AIDS Disparities in Women in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support health services, intervention, and implementation research to understand and reduce racial/ethnic, geographic, and socioeconomic HIV disparities in U.S. women.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 28, 2018
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, 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 and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2018
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
Minority AIDS Initiative: Service Integration
Grants to integrate evidence-based, culturally competent mental and substance use disorder treatment with HIV primary care and prevention services. The population of focus is individuals with a serious mental illness or co-occurring disorder living with or at risk for HIV and/or hepatitis in at-risk populations, including racial and ethnic minority communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2018
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Native Youth and Culture Fund
Grants for projects that focus on youth and incorporate culture and tradition to address social and health issues, such as drug and alcohol abuse, teen pregnancy, and mental health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 8, 2018
Application Deadline: May 1, 2018
Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute
Minnesota Good Food Access Program: Technical Assistance Grant
Grants to assist technical assistance providers in working with new or existing for-profit, nonprofit, and cooperative self-service retail food establishments with needs-based assistance. The program goal is to increase the availability of and access to affordable, nutritious, and culturally appropriate food for underserved communities in low- and moderate-income areas.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Mar 14, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Comprehensive Tribal Victim Assistance Program: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Offers funding to develop, enhance, or sustain a comprehensive victim assistance program for tribal victims, their families, and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 20, 2018
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
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: Apr 7, 2018
Sponsor: Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc.
Native Youth Initiative for Leadership, Empowerment, and Development (I-LEAD)
Funding for youth-focused leadership initiatives with objectives of promoting economic self-sufficiency for Native Americans, contributing to community well-being, increasing the capacity of tribal governments, strengthening families, and implementing culturally appropriate strategies to build resilience and meet the social service needs of Native Americans.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 9, 2018
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services