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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Racial and ethnic groups

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Assistance Program
Grants for collaborative projects designed to address and prevent sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 13, 2020
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2020
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Public Health Associate Program
A paid training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where associates gain hands-on experience across a variety of public health settings. In addition to associates looking for training, the CDC are seeking partnerships with public health agencies and tribal and nongovernmental organizations to serve as host sites for public health associates.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 28, 2020
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program
Grants to promote and strengthen the ability of Hispanic-Serving Institutions to carry out higher education programs in the food and agricultural sciences.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 30, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Empowering Communities to Reduce Falls and Falls Risk
Grants to help communities reduce falls and/or falls risk among older adults and adults with disabilities through the implementation of evidence-based falls prevention programs. An emphasis is on projects that will target specific populations, such as rural communities, underserved areas, veterans, caregivers, or Tribal elders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 16, 2019
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Native American Congressional Internship
A summer internship for Native American and Alaska Native students who wish to learn more about the federal government and issues affecting Indian country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Sponsor: Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages
Grants for the development of Indian and Alaska Native communities, including housing, public service facilities, healthcare entities, and economic development projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Summer Health Professions Education Program
A free summer enrichment program designed to improve access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. Eligible students include, but are not limited to, individuals who identify as African American/Black, American Indian and Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino, and those who are from communities of socioeconomic and educational disadvantage.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2020
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
California Youth Substance Use Disorder Prevention Program
Funding and technical assistance for organizations that are providing substance use disorder prevention, outreach, and education focused on youth in low-income rural and urban areas of California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2020
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Services, Sierra Health Foundation
Association of American Indian Physicians Pre-Admission Workshop: Hosted by the Four Corners Alliance
A 2-day workshop for American Indian/Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate students that addresses the skills necessary for successful application and admission to health professional school.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2020
Sponsors: Association of American Indian Physicians, The Four Corners Alliance
Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program
Funding to support community-based organizations to use the EPA Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Model to develop and implement community-driven solutions that address environmental and/or public health issues for underserved communities. For this opportunity, underserved community is defined as a community with environmental justice concerns and/or vulnerable populations, including minority, low income, rural, tribal, indigenous, and homeless populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency