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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.

Connections for Cardiovascular Health Next Generation Grants Inactive
Provide funding to nonprofit organizations working to improve cardiovascular health at the community level in the United States. Grants will be awarded to organizations who have never before received funding from the Foundation's CCH program. Applications from rural applicants are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 21, 2020
Sponsor: AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation
Minnesota Good Food Access Program: Technical Assistance Grant Inactive
Grants to help technical assistance providers in Minnesota work with new and existing for-profit, nonprofit, and cooperative self-service retail food establishments with needs-based assistance. The program goal is to increase the availability of and access to affordable, nutritious, and culturally appropriate food for underserved communities in low- and moderate-income areas.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 16, 2020
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Iowa Psychiatry Residency Training Program Inactive
Funding for qualified sponsors to support the creation and training of psychiatry residencies who will provide mental health services in rural, underserved areas of Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Dec 2, 2019
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Human Trafficking Leadership Academy: Preventing Trafficking among Native Youth Inactive
A leadership development program for survivor leaders and ally professionals from diverse backgrounds, traditions, cultures, and experiences. Fellows will use trauma-informed principles, survivor-informed practices, knowledge and understanding of culture/tradition in Native communities, and knowledge of health and wellness in Native communities to address the project question, "How can culture be a protective factor in preventing trafficking among Native youth?"
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 16, 2019
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Long Term Services and Supports Resource Center Inactive
Funding to support the formation of a Tribal Long Term Services and Supports Resource Center to expand home and community-based supports to enable tribal elders to remain in their homes and/or communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2019
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Child Welfare Capacity Building Center for Tribes Inactive
A cooperative agreement and funding to establish a National Child Welfare Capacity Building Center for Tribes that will serve as the technical assistance focal point for coordinated and culturally competent capacity building technical assistance American Indian and Alaska Native Nations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 18, 2019
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Medical Student Education Program Inactive
Grants for public institutions of higher education to expand or support graduate 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: Jun 14, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country Inactive
Grants for projects designed to reduce rates of death and disability from commercial tobacco use, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke and reduce the prevalence of obesity and other chronic disease risk factors and conditions in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 15, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children's Health Grant Program Inactive
Grants to promote the wellness of young children from birth to 8 years by addressing the physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of their development to ensure children are thriving in safe, supportive environments, and entering school ready to learn and able to succeed.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2019
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Victim Services Program: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Inactive
Funding to improve services for victims of crime in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2019
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice