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Rural Health
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.

Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program
Grants to support community-based child health projects that improve the health status of mothers, infants, children, adolescents, and families in rural and other underserved communities by increasing their access to health services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 6, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Wisconsin AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Wisconsin that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2020
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
Minnesota Good Food Access Program: Equipment and Physical Improvement Grant
Grants to assist grocery stores and small food retailers in making physical improvements and purchasing equipment in order to increase access to affordable, nutritious, and culturally appropriate food for underserved communities in low and moderate income areas of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 19, 2020
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Strategies to Provide Culturally Tailored Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Seriously Ill American Indian and Alaska Native Individuals (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research projects designed to improve and increase the use of evidence-based interventions in end-of-life and palliative care for American Indian/Alaska Native individuals with advanced illness and their families and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Palliative Care in Home and Community Settings Research (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support research aimed at determining needs and best practices for the integration of palliative care into home and community settings. Applications should consider approaches that may be implemented in rural/remote areas, as well as urban areas, and that are sensitive to ethnicities and cultures.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Alabama AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Alabama that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alabama Statewide AHEC Program
Alaska AHEC Scholars Program
Multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Alaska that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alaska Center for Rural Health and Health Workforce
Alaska Rural Health Care Fund
Grants that help to provide access to quality healthcare in rural Alaska communities as demonstrated by evidenced-based research.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, Rasmuson Foundation, The Alaska Community Foundation
Arkansas AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Arkansas that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Arkansas Area Health Education Center Program
California AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in California that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Area Health Education Center Program