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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.

Alaska Suicide Prevention Grant
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: Jul 30, 2021
Sponsors: Alaska Community Foundation (ACF), GCI Communications
Indiana AHEC Scholars: Community Healthcare Fellows Program
An interprofessional fellowship program for health professions students in Indiana that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
Sponsor: Indiana Area Health Education Center Program
COVID-19 Utilization: Decreasing Oral Health Disparities in Illinois
Grants for innovative community-based strategies designed to increase children's utilization of quality, comprehensive oral health services in communities disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and poverty. The focus is on communities of color, impoverished communities across Illinois, and rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2021
Sponsors: Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, Illinois Children's Healthcare Foundation
The Heart Truth Community Subcontract Program for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities
Funding for communities to implement and assess one-year community health worker pilot programs to address heart disease education within American Indians and Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 21, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 9, 2021
Sponsors: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity
Funding to support 2 cooperative agreements to establish a national Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity (CIIHE) to support community efforts to address health disparities and advance health equity in American Indian and Alaska Native populations, and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 16, 2021
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
Centers for Independent Living: Operationalizing Independent Living Services to American Indian and Alaska Native Communities
Funding for a single entity to strengthen independent living services for people with disabilities from American Indian/Alaskan Native populations by creating and disseminating tools designed for Centers for Independent Living that will increase their ability to effectively serve people from these populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 28, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 27, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Texas Evidence-Based Cancer Prevention Services
Grants for evidence-based cancer prevention services for medically underserved areas and populations in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2021
Sponsor: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
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: Sep 15, 2021
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power Foundation
Engaging and Empowering Vulnerable Families and Communities to Prevent Opioid Use Disorder and Overdose
Grants for projects to develop, adapt, and/or evaluate promising evidence-based models of family and community based prevention for opioid use disorder (OUD) and overdose for children and families, especially those at highest risk.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 20, 2021
Sponsor: Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts
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: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: Utah Area Health Education Centers