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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.

Samara Fund Grants Inactive
Funding for projects and organizations that serve the LGBTQ community or support HIV/AIDS services or prevention at the grassroots level in Vermont. A priority area includes rural and underserved areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Vermont
Application Deadline: May 28, 2021
Sponsor: Vermont Community Foundation
California MAT Access Points Project: Stimulant Use Prevention and Treatment in Communities of Color Inactive
Grants for prevention and treatment programs in California that address stimulant use in communities of color, with focus on Black, American Indian and Alaska Native, and Hispanic/Latino communities that have experienced substantial stimulant related overdose deaths.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: May 14, 2021
Sponsor: The Center at Sierra Health Foundation
National Initiative to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities Among Populations at High-Risk and Underserved, Including Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations and Rural Communities Inactive
Grants to address COVID-19 and advance health equity in racial and ethnic minority groups and rural populations within state, local, U.S. territorial, and freely associated state health jurisdictions. Award recipients and their partners must implement a coordinated and holistic approach that builds on culturally, linguistically, and locally tailored strategies and best practices to reduce COVID-19 risk among health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 26, 2021
Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Advancing Health Literacy to Enhance Equitable Community Responses to COVID-19 Inactive
Grants for demonstration projects of evidence-based health literacy strategies that are culturally appropriate to enhance COVID-19 testing, contact tracing and/or other mitigation measures in racial and ethnic minority populations and other socially vulnerable populations, including rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2021
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Human Trafficking Inactive
Grants to support programs that provide 6-24 months of transitional housing, short-term housing assistance, and related support services for victims of human trafficking. Priority for this funding cycle will be given to applicants that address the specific challenges that rural communities, that benefit individuals in high-poverty areas or persistent-poverty counties, and that encourage program investments in economically distressed communities (Qualified Opportunity Zones).
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 16, 2021
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Notah Begay III Foundation Community Empowerment Grants Inactive
Grants to Native American communities for community-led, culturally-rooted programs that promote physical activity, healthy nutrition, youth development, and cultural connections.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2021
Sponsor: Notah Begay III Foundation
Nursing Workforce Diversity Program Inactive
Funding to assist students from disadvantaged backgrounds in becoming registered nurses using evidence-based strategies to support nursing students from enrollment through graduation. The purpose is to expand and support a workforce to provide quality, culturally-aligned care to rural and underserved communities in need.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Community Opioid Intervention Pilot Projects Inactive
Grants to develop and expand education and awareness of prevention, treatment, and/or recovery activities for opioid misuse and opioid use disorder in American Indian/Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
California Tribal Fund: COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Grants Inactive
General operating support grants for California-based tribes and tribal organizations that are working towards long-term tribal community resiliency and recovery efforts from the COVID-19 emergency. The focus is on tribes and nonprofit tribal organizations with programs that protect Indigenous food systems, water, languages, traditional ecological knowledge, and land.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Nov 20, 2020
Sponsors: First Nations Development Institute, The California Endowment
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 2, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services