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Funding by Topic: Culture and 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.

Utah AHEC Scholars Program
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: Feb 28, 2024
Sponsor: Utah Area Health Education Centers
Evidence for Action: Indigenous-Led Solutions to Advance Health Equity and Wellbeing
Funding to support Indigenous-led research designed to enhance the health and well-being of Indigenous peoples and generate approaches to improve health equity. Priority will be given to community investigation, elevating and integrating Indigenous cultures, and knowledge-building practices.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 1, 2024
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2024
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Children's Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities (Purpose Area 6): 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: Mar 5, 2024
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Tribal Justice Systems Planning and Direct Services (Purpose Areas 2 and 3): Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Grants to engage in comprehensive justice system-wide strategic planning and direct service program implementation to improve tribal justice and safety, including community wellness and the capacity to prevent crime.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Tribal Youth Program (Purpose Area 9): 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. Funding allows tribes to develop, expand, and strengthen approaches along the juvenile justice continuum that can range from prevention to intervention and treatment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2024
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Youth Healing to Wellness Courts (Purpose Area 8): Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Funding for federally recognized tribes to develop and implement healing to wellness court programs that focus on helping tribal youth with substance use disorders achieve sustained recovery and avoid re-offending. Youth Healing to Wellness Courts use a team approach that includes judges, attorneys, probation, law enforcement, treatment providers, educational and vocational services, and other partners to provide judicial supervision, substance use treatment, case management, drug testing, and graduated incentives and sanctions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2024
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 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): Feb 15, 2024
Application Deadline: Mar 7, 2024
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Change Leadership Programs
Change leadership programs are designed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to extend the influence and impact of leaders working to build a Culture of Health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 7, 2024
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
American Psychiatric Association Diversity Leadership Fellowship
A 2-year fellowship for minority psychiatry residents or those interested in minority and vulnerable populations. Activities are designed to prepare residents to teach, administer, and provide culturally competent, evidence based mental health and substance abuse services for diverse minority groups and at-risk populations. Populations include American Indians, Native Alaskans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, Native Pacific Islanders, Black/African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, LGBTQ, and religious minorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2024
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Grants
Grants for organizations in the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation service area, with a focus on community enhancement, safety/wellness, environment, arts/culture, and education.
Geographic coverage: Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, southeastern Idaho, central/southeastern Washington, and northern California.
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2024
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power Foundation