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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.

Connections for Cardiovascular Health Next Generation Grants
Provide funding to nonprofit organizations working to improve cardiovascular health at the community level in the United States. Grants will be awarded to organizations who have never before received funding from the Foundation's CCH program. Applications from rural applicants are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 21, 2020
Sponsor: AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation
Children's Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Funding, technical assistance, and training to help American Indian and Alaska Native communities develop, establish, and operate programs designed to improve the investigation, prosecution, and handling of cases of child abuse and neglect, and particularly child sexual abuse cases, in a manner which lessens trauma for child victims.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 25, 2020
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Tribal Youth Program: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Grants to prevent and reduce juvenile delinquency and strengthen a fair and beneficial juvenile justice system response for American Indian and Alaska Native youth.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 25, 2020
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Violence Against Women Tribal Governments Program: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Grants to improve the criminal justice system response to violence against women, including supporting law enforcement, prosecution, courts, and multi-disciplinary teams.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 25, 2020
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Office on Violence Against Women Training and Technical Assistance Initiative
Grants to provide direct technical assistance for existing and potential grantees and sub-grantees to enhance and support their efforts to successfully implement projects supported by OVW grant funds. This initiative is designed to build and enhance the capacity of civil and criminal justice system professionals and victim service providers to respond effectively to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking and foster partnerships among organizations that have not traditionally worked together to address these crimes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 29, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 26, 2020
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Research to Improve Native American Health (R01 and R21)
Grants for research designed to improve Native American health, including conducting secondary analysis of existing data, merging various sources of data to answer critical research questions, conducting pilot and feasibility studies, and/or assessing and validating measures that are being developed and/or adapted for use in Native American communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 14, 2020
Application Deadline: May 14, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Mental Health, 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
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