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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Limited English proficient

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 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
Application Deadline: Mar 9, 2021
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Surveillance of Blood Lead Levels in Children
Funding for childhood lead poisoning prevention, surveillance, and the development of targeted population-based policy interventions focused on primary prevention of lead exposure. A major program focus is reducing disparities in blood lead levels and associated health outcomes among populations at greatest risk, which includes Tribal populations and people living in rural areas and other geographically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 26, 2021
Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) Local Drug Crises Grants
Grants to support community-level efforts to prevent opioid, methamphetamine, and prescription drug use among youth ages 12-18, including activities targeting rural areas and other underserved populations and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human 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: Jun 15, 2021
Sponsor: Telligen Community Initiative
National Center for Farmworker Health Learning Collaboratives
Virtual learning collaboratives that allow health centers to study and apply quality improvement methodology to a focused topic, such as increasing access to care, implementing culturally and linguistically appropriate services, or social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Center for Farmworker Health
North Carolina Healing Communities Fund
Grants and technical assistance for nonprofit organizations in North Carolina that have experienced increased demand for services and revenue loss during the COVID‐19 pandemic. Funding will support nonprofits working to ensure healthy living and well‐being. Priority is given to communities of lower wealth, communities of color, rural communities, and those where English is not the primary language.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Carolina Community Foundation
Leveraging Health Information Technology (Health IT) to Address Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Grants for research that examines how health information technology adoption impacts minority health and health disparity populations in access to care, quality of care, patient engagement, and health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 4, 2021
Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2021
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Grant Program Inactive
Grants to establish, maintain, and expand sustainable, culturally appropriate services that address the unique needs and challenges of victims of sexual assault from culturally specific communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2021
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Maine Charity Foundation Fund Inactive
Grants for community-based transportation programs, including changes in response to the pandemic, and efforts to keep older community members socially connected during a time of physical distancing. Projects in rural areas are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2020
Sponsor: Maine Community Foundation
Improving Smoking Cessation Interventions among People Living with HIV (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Funding for research on smoking cessation treatment among people living with HIV. Research may address the behavioral and sociocultural factors and conditions that are associated with cigarette smoking among people living with HIV and may also address smoking-related health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 4, 2020
Application Deadline: Sep 4, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services