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Rural Health
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.

California MAT Access Points Project Learning Community: Tribal and Urban Indian Medications for Addiction Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder and Psychoactive Stimulant Use Disorder
Learning community for tribal and urban Indian health programs in California to develop, operate, enhance, and sustain Medications for Addiction Treatment and/or stimulant treatment services. Focus will be on the healing role of culture in engagement, treatment, and recovery.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2021
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Services, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation
California MAT Access Points Project: Tribal and Urban Indian Community-Defined Best Practices
Funding to support the integration of community-defined best practices in substance use disorder services in California tribal and urban Indian communities.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2021
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Services, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation
Meyer Memorial Trust Grants
Grants to organizations in Oregon to support efforts to advance equity in the areas of building community, equitable education, healthy environment, and housing opportunities.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2021
Sponsor: Meyer Memorial Trust
Advancing Health Literacy to Enhance Equitable Community Responses to COVID-19
Grants for demonstration projects of evidence-based health literacy strategies that are culturally appropriate to enhance COVID-19 testing, contact tracing and/or other mitigation measures in racial and ethnic minority populations and other socially vulnerable populations, including rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2021
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Violence Against Women Grants to Indian Tribal Governments Program
Grants to assist tribal governments and authorized designees of tribal governments to respond to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2021
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Colorado COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Fund
Grants to provide outreach, education, and vaccine access to communities in Colorado that have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, including Black, Latino, and Native American communities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Apr 28, 2021
Sponsors: Caring for Colorado Foundation, Colorado Vaccine Equity Taskforce, Immunize Colorado, Together We Protect Partnership
Con Alma Health Foundation Grants
Grants to provide project support, general operating support, and technical/capacity building assistance for nonprofit organizations working to improve the health of underserved residents of New Mexico. Health may be defined broadly to include physical, mental, emotional, behavioral, social, oral, environmental, and spiritual well-being. Priority is placed on advancing health equity and reducing health disparities by promoting greater access to healthcare and improved quality of healthcare for all with an emphasis on people of color and rural and tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsor: Con Alma Health Foundation
Firearm Injury and Mortality Prevention Research (R01 and R21/R33 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research on the underlying causes and evidence-based methods of prevention of firearm injury, including crime prevention. Focus is on populations at risk for victimization and/or perpetration including health disparity populations and other populations that are disproportionately impacted by firearm injury and mortality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 30, 2021
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Kerr Foundation Grants
Provides grants to nonprofit organizations in the Kerr Foundation target area in the areas of education, health, cultural development, and human services.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Oklahoma organizations will receive first priority for available funds.
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 30, 2021
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Sponsor: Kerr Foundation
Innovations for Healthy Living - Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R43/R44)
Funding for small business concerns to develop an innovative product, technology, process, or service for commercialization with the aim of eliminating health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 2, 2021
Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services