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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.

TEAM Training to Support Equitable, Accessible, and Patient-Centered Cancer Care Inactive
Training that provides guidance, tools, and resources to help individuals and organizations implement quality improvements around patient-provider communication, health literacy, cultural sensitivity and shared decision-making. TEAM training will review a variety of factors that can impact health, and is appropriate for organizations looking to address rural health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 9, 2019
Sponsor: George Washington University Cancer Center
Improving Smoking Cessation Interventions among People Living with HIV (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Funding for research designed to optimize smoking cessation treatment among people living with HIV. Research may address the behavioral and sociocultural factors and conditions that are associated with cigarette smoking among people living with HIV and may also address smoking-related health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 8, 2018
Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2019
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Abuse Services in Hawaii Inactive
Grants for projects designed to to decrease substance abuse prevalence rates among Native Hawaiians. Projects should provide culturally relevant, community-based prevention and treatment services that decrease the incidence of substance abuse to improve physical health and overall well-being and increase education and awareness for individuals and families to proactively prevent substance abuse by improving lifestyle choices and engaging in alternative health and wellness activities.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2019
Sponsor: Office of Hawaiian Affairs
Healthy Transitions: Improving Life Trajectories for Youth and Young Adults with Serious Mental Disorders Program Inactive
Grants to provide developmentally appropriate and culturally competent services and supports to address serious emotional disturbance or serious mental illness among youth and young adults, 16-25 years of age.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 21, 2018
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program Inactive
Grants to support community-based child health projects that improve the health status of mothers, infants, children, and adolescents in rural and other underserved communities by increasing their access to health services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Technologies for Improving Population Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R41/R42) Inactive
Funding to develop partnerships between innovative small business concerns and nonprofit research institutions resulting in improving minority health and the reduction of health disparities by commercializing innovative technologies. Rural populations are included in the listed health disparities priority populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 1, 2018
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Utah AHEC Scholars Program Inactive
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Utah that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and urban underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2018
Sponsor: Utah Area Health Education Centers
Tribal Set-Aside Training and Technical Assistance Program Inactive
Funding to provide training and technical assistance for Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Program grantees using a culturally appropriate approach designed to foster the emotional, mental, and physical health of victims, their families, and the community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 18, 2018
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health Inactive
Grants for projects designed to improve health, prevent chronic diseases, and reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic populations with the highest risk, or burden, of chronic disease, specifically for African Americans/Blacks, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islanders, American Indians, and Alaska Natives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 11, 2018
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Indian Health Service Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI) Inactive
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: Jul 1, 2018
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services