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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.

Grants to Indian Tribal Governments Program: Strengthening Tribal Advocacy Responses Track (START)
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. START grantees will receive additional training and technical assistance to plan and implement their projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 24, 2024
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
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 and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 24, 2024
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
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, 2024
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
Sponsor: Kerr Foundation
Native Farm to School Training and Technical Assistance
Training and technical assistance to assist native communities that are looking to create or expand farm to school programs, enhance education curriculum, and/or engage new supply chain partners in youth-centered food sovereignty projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2024
Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute
Grants to Enhance Culturally Specific Services for Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking
Grants to support community-based organizations in providing culturally relevant services to meet the critical needs of victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking, as well as the development of innovative culturally specific strategies to enhance access to services and resources for victims who face obstacles to using more traditional programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 11, 2024
Application Deadline: May 2, 2024
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
California Huwighurruk Tribal Health Postbaccalaureate Program
A postbaccalaureate pathway program for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) students in California who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: May 3, 2024
Sponsors: Cal Poly Humboldt, UC Davis School of Medicine
Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship
A self-directed fellowship for Native Americans engaged in meaningful work that benefits Indigenous people and communities in reservation and/or urban settings. The fellowship is open to both emerging and experienced leaders from a wide variety of fields, including but not limited to healthcare, agriculture, food systems, youth leadership development, natural resource management, climate change, economic development, journalism, language and cultural revitalization, and traditional or contemporary arts.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): May 7, 2024
Application Deadline: Jul 29, 2024
Sponsors: First Nations Development Institute, The Henry Luce Foundation
Wy'east Post-Baccalaureate Pathway Program
A 10-month educational program in Portland, Oregon for American Indian and Alaska native post-baccalaureate students who were not accepted to medical school or did not get a qualifying MCAT score. Upon successful completion of the program, participants can gain guaranteed or conditional acceptance into Oregon Health and Science University, Washington State University, and/or University of California Davis Schools of Medicine.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 10, 2024
Sponsor: Northwest Native American Center of Excellence
Strong African American Families Program (SAAF) Facilitator Training
Training for individuals to become facilitators certified to conduct the Strong African American Families (SAAF) or Strong African American Families – Teen (SAAF-T) programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 15, 2024
Sponsor: University of Georgia Center for Family Research
Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program
Grants for projects designed to prevent suicidal behavior and substance misuse, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native young people up to the age of 24.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 15, 2024
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services