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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.

Rural Responses to the Opioid Epidemic Demonstration Projects Inactive
Demonstration grants for projects designed to to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with opioid overdoses among individuals who come in contact with law enforcement or are involved in the criminal justice system in high-risk rural communities and regions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, Institute for Intergovernmental Research, U.S. Department of Justice
Field-Generated Solutions for Tribal and Non-Tribal Communities to Improve Services for Victims of Crime Inactive
Grants for innovative, field-generated approaches to fill gaps in the availability of resources and services for crime victims in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities and other victim populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 24, 2019
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Tribal Long Term Services and Supports Resource Center Inactive
Funding to support the formation of a Tribal Long Term Services and Supports Resource Center to expand home and community-based supports to enable tribal elders to remain in their homes and/or communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2019
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Alaska Suicide Prevention Grant Inactive
Grants for projects and organizations whose goal is to reduce the rates of suicide in Alaska and promote mental wellness through strengthened community and personal connections. Preference will be given to projects that are located in rural Alaska or programs that reach rural communities in Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Jun 26, 2019
Sponsors: Alaska Community Foundation (ACF), GCI Communications
Medical Student Education Program Inactive
Grants for public institutions of higher education to expand or support graduate education for medical students preparing to become physicians in states with primary care provider shortages. The program is designed to prepare and encourage medical students who are training in the most underserved states to choose residencies and careers in primary care that serve tribal communities, rural communities, and/or medically underserved communities after they graduate.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Utah
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Forward Promise: Partnering with Systems to Disrupt Dehumanization Inactive
Grants to support the planning, implementation, and evaluation of partnership efforts between community-based organizations and youth-serving systems to address the root causes of health disparities and expand and promote the health and well-being of boys and young men of color.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2019
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country Inactive
Grants for projects designed to reduce rates of death and disability from commercial tobacco use, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke and reduce the prevalence of obesity and other chronic disease risk factors and conditions in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 15, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Indian Country Clearinghouse on Sexual Assault Call for Concept Papers Inactive
The Office on Violence Against Women is requesting concept papers that will supplement the work of the National Indian Country Clearinghouse on Sexual Assault with new activities in the areas of Alaska tribal governments and villages, effective responses to sexual assault, and coordinated community response models.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 14, 2019
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Community-based Outreach to Hard-to-Count Immigrant Communities in New Mexico Inactive
Grants for community-based outreach projects designed to to increase the participation rates in hard-to-count immigrant communities of New Mexico for the 2020 Census.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: May 13, 2019
Sponsors: Albuquerque Community Foundation, Con Alma Health Foundation
Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children's Health Grant Program Inactive
Grants to promote the wellness of young children from birth to 8 years by addressing the physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of their development to ensure children are thriving in safe, supportive environments, and entering school ready to learn and able to succeed.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2019
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services