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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.

Aligning Systems for Health
Grants for research projects that examine how cross-sector alignment between healthcare, public health, and social services, can advance health equity. Grantees are expected to participate both in research dissemination and translation activities. Preference will be given to project teams that include individuals from underrepresented groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2019
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
California Catalyst Program
A 6-month capacity building program that uses human-centered design thinking to find new and innovative ways to address complex challenges in California's healthcare safety net organizations.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2019
Sponsors: Blue Shield of California Foundation, Center for Care Innovations
Innovations to Advance Wisconsin's Health Workforce Grants
Grants for collaborations to develop innovative and sustainable programs, tools, and resources to advance Wisconsin's current and future health research, healthcare, and community health improvement workforce.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 22, 2019
Application Deadline: Mar 27, 2020
Sponsor: Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment
Specialized Centers of Excellence on Environmental Health Disparities Research [P50 Clinical Trial Optional]
Grants for eligible institutions of higher education to support multidisciplinary research, research capacity building, and community-engaged research activities focused on understanding and reducing or eliminating environmental health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 22, 2019
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2019
Sponsors: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Strong Systems, Stronger Communities: Strengthening Tribal Public Health Systems
Funding and technical assistance for projects designed to build the public health capacity of Tribes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Indian Health Board
Instructor Training Grants for Physical Activity Programs
Grants for local park and recreation agencies to train instructors in evidence-based physical activity programs that are designed to positively impact chronic disease management, increase physical activity engagement, help seniors age in place, and improve quality of life. Instructors must provide services to underserved populations, including populations of color, those living in/near the poverty level, those with limited access to healthcare and human services, rural and other remote geographic populations, and populations highly affected by chronic conditions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 26, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Recreation and Park Association
Collaborative Minority Health and Health Disparities Research with Tribal Epidemiology Centers (R01)
Funding to support collaborative research between Tribal Epidemiology Centers and extramural investigators on topics related to minority health and health disparities in American Indian/Alaska Native populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 4, 2019
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Tribal Health Research Office, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Cross-jurisdictional Systems Improvement Partnership Technical Assistance Opportunity
Technical assistance designed to strengthen cross-jurisdictional partnerships among local, tribal, and state health entities to develop and implement a shared action plan toward public health systems improvement.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2019
Sponsors: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Association of County and City Health Officials, National Indian Health Board
National Indian Health Board Public Health Innovation Awards
Honorary awards to recognize excellence, achievement, and innovation for individuals, Tribes, organizations, and programs that have enriched and improved American Indian and Alaska Native public health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2019
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program
Grants for projects designed to prevent suicidal behavior and substance misuse, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native young people up to the age of 24.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2019
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services