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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.

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: Feb 3, 2023
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
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 3, 2023
Sponsors: American Psychiatric Association, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Supporting Coloradans in Recovery Through Non-Clinical Programs
Grants for culturally- and linguistically-responsive programs in Colorado that support individuals with mental health and/or substance use challenges in accessing non-clinical support services close to home, thus making recovery possible.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2023
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Supporting Coloradans in Recovery Through Non-Clinical Programs
Grants for culturally- and linguistically-responsive programs in Colorado that support individuals with mental health and/or substance use challenges in accessing non-clinical support services close to home, thus making recovery possible.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2023
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation Grants
Grants for projects in eligible rural Oklahoma counties in the areas of health and safety, economic development, literacy, libraries, arts, culture, and history.
Geographic coverage: Specific rural counties in Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Feb 17, 2023
Sponsor: Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation
Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to encourage innovative exploratory and developmental health services research to improve minority health and/or reduce health disparities at the healthcare system-level, as well as within clinical settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 17, 2023
Sponsors: 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
Elevate Youth California: Supporting Capacity Building for Community Organizations Working in Substance Use Disorder Prevention
Grants to strengthen the capacity of emerging grassroots community-based organizations and tribal organizations in California to use innovative practices for substance use disorder prevention among youth ages 12-26. Populations of focus are low-income, rural and/or urban racial, ethnic, and cultural communities disproportionally impacted by the war on drugs.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2023
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Services, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation
Opioid Abatement Efforts in Federally Recognized Tribal Nations with Members in Wisconsin
Funding to support culturally relevant prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery services related to opioid use for the 11 federally recognized tribal nations with members in Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2023
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Telligen Community Initiative Grants
Grants for programs and nonprofit organizations that address social determinants that impact health and enhance equity, that are making healthcare education more accessible, and that are fostering healthcare innovation in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2023
Sponsor: Telligen Community Initiative
Mayo Clinic Native American Pathways Summer Program
A 5-week summer program designed to prepare American Indian/Alaska Native undergraduate students for health careers. The 2023 session will be offered through distance learning from July 10 through August 11, 2023.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2023
Sponsor: Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science Office for Education Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion