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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.

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: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation Grants
Grants for projects in eligible rural Oklahoma counties in the areas of literacy (including health literacy), libraries, arts, culture, and history.
Geographic coverage: Specific rural counties in Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2022
Sponsor: Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation
Indian Health Service Domestic Violence Prevention Program
Funding for tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations to support the development and/or expansion of a domestic violence prevention programs by incorporating prevention efforts addressing social, spiritual, physical, and emotional well-being of victims through the integration of culturally appropriate practices and trauma-informed services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Domestic Violence Prevention Program: Forensic Healthcare Services
Funding for tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations to provide access to treatment for American Indian/Alaska Native victims of domestic and sexual violence by supporting the development of and/or expansion of forensic healthcare services that are culturally appropriate and trauma-informed.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention Program: Substance Use Prevention, Treatment, and Aftercare
Funding for tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations to reduce the prevalence of substance abuse and decrease the overall use of addicting and illicit substances among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. Projects should include care coordination, culturally responsive behavioral healthcare services, and early intervention strategies for AI/AN youth at risk for substance abuse behavior.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention Program: Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention
Funding for tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations to reduce the prevalence of suicide among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. Projects should include care coordination, culturally responsive behavioral healthcare services, and early intervention strategies for AI/AN youth at risk for suicidal behavior.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, 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: Feb 9, 2022
Sponsor: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
SAMHSA Minority Fellowship
A 1-year fellowship for psychiatry residents who are interested in addressing minority psychiatric mental health issues and committed to a career providing culturally sensitive psychiatric services for minority underserved populations. African Americans, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Asian-Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 14, 2022
Sponsors: American Psychiatric Association, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Federally Recognized Tribes Extension Program
Grants to promote equity in access to Extension outreach and provide resources to address long-standing needs among federally recognized tribes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH)
Funding for public and nonprofit institutions of higher education to provide training to health professionals at the graduate and postgraduate levels in adolescent and young adult core health disciplines, including medicine, nursing, nutrition, psychology, and social work.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2022
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau