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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.

Healthy Families Community-Based Perinatal Health Initiative Inactive
Grants to develop and implement innovative models for integrating community-based maternal support services into perinatal systems of care. Models should be designed to improve pregnant and post-partum people's health outcomes and reduce racial and ethnic disparities. Rural and other minority populations are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 18, 2023
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Support for 988 Tribal Response Cooperative Agreements Inactive
Resources to improve response to 988 crisis contacts (including calls, chats, and texts) originating in tribal communities and/or activated by American Indians/Alaskan Natives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 18, 2023
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Long Term Services and Support Resource Center Inactive
Funding to support a Tribal Long Term Services and Support Resource Center to expand home and community-based supports to enable tribal elders to remain in their homes and/or communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 3, 2023
Application Deadline: Jul 17, 2023
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Medical Student Education Program Inactive
Grants for public medical schools to expand or support education for medical students preparing to become physicians in states with primary care provider shortages. The program is designed to prepare and encourage medical students who are training in the most underserved states to choose residencies and careers in primary care that serve tribal communities, rural communities, and/or medically underserved communities after they graduate.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Utah
Application Deadline: Jul 14, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Oregon Justice Reinvestment Equity Program (JREP) Inactive
Funding for organizations that have been overlooked by traditional funding streams with the goals of reducing incarceration and racial disparities in the criminal legal system, promoting healing, and advancing community safety in Oregon. Priority will be given to organizations working in rural communities where racial disparities are most notable and counties where incarceration rates are among the highest.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2023
Sponsor: Northwest Heath Foundation
Closing the Gap with Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plans Inactive
Funding to collaborate with multi-sectoral partners to develop an implementation-ready Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plan to reduce disparities in health outcomes related to chronic disease in a tribal jurisdiction, community, or catchment area. Health disparity populations include socially, economically, geographically, and environmentally disadvantaged populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 11, 2023
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Colleges and Universities Head Start Partnership Program Grants Inactive
Grants for tribal colleges and universities to establish or enhance partnerships with Head Start programs to increase the number of qualified education staff working in American Indian Alaska Native Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 10, 2023
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Hawaii Community Foundation Health and Wellness Collaboration and Seed Grants Inactive
Grants for collaborative, community developed projects designed to improve the ecosystem of health and wellness where people in Hawaii live, connect, work, and play.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2023
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation
Outcomes Building Capacity to Reduce the Burden of Menthol and Other Flavored Commercial Tobacco Products in Communities that Experience Health Disparities Inactive
Funding to advance health equity through strategic partnerships and community engagement by addressing disparities caused by menthol and other flavored tobacco product marketing and use. Applications from rural communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 15, 2023
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2023
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Primary Care Training and Enhancement-Language and Disability Access (PCTE-LDA) Inactive
Grants to develop curricula and train medical students, physician assistant students, and primary care medical residents to provide high quality primary care services to individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP) and/or individuals with physical disabilities, and/or intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) with goals of improving health outcomes for these populations. Priority will be given to applicants who can demonstrate that they train residents in rural areas and tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 3, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services