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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.

Tribal College Research Area of Expertise Inactive
Grants for 1994 Tribal Colleges and Universities to build research capacity through competitive funding of applied projects that address student educational needs and solve community, reservation, or regional problems.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Strengthening STD Prevention and Control for Health Departments Inactive
Grants for health departments to implement and strengthen STD prevention and control programs, with a specific emphasis on chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Set-Aside Training and Technical Assistance Program Inactive
Funding to provide training and technical assistance for Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Program grantees using a culturally appropriate approach designed to foster the emotional, mental, and physical health of victims, their families, and the community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 18, 2018
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health Inactive
Grants for projects designed to improve health, prevent chronic diseases, and reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic populations with the highest risk, or burden, of chronic disease, specifically for African Americans/Blacks, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islanders, American Indians, and Alaska Natives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 11, 2018
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Regional Rural Initiative to Reduce Tobacco-Related Disparities in California Inactive
Funding to implement and evaluate evidenced-based health promotion and health communication activities that are designed to reduce tobacco and nicotine use, tobacco-related disease rates, tobacco-related health disparities, as well as develop a stronger evidence base of effective tobacco use prevention and reduction programs with the goal of reducing tobacco-related disparities among rural communities of California.
Geographic coverage: California
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 13, 2018
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2018
Sponsor: California Department of Public Health
Tribal Waste Management Capacity Building Training Grant Inactive
A single grant for an eligible entity to provide training, technical assistance, and travel scholarships to federally-recognized tribes in support of waste management capacity building on tribal lands.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Native American Elder Justice Initiative (NAEJI) Inactive
Funding to operate a national center that will address the need for more culturally appropriate information and community education materials on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation in Indian Country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 7, 2018
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2018
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Targeted Capacity Expansion: Medication Assisted Treatment - Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction Inactive
Provides funds for organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations to expand or enhance access to medication assisted treatment services for individuals with opioid use disorder in states with the highest rates of treatment admissions for heroin and opioids per capita.
Geographic coverage: Available in 35 states, the District of Columbia, and for tribes and tribal organizations across the country.
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2018
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Cooperative Agreements: Tribal Affairs Center Inactive
Funding for a tribal center to identify effective strategies and/or system approaches, develop resources, and provide training on best practices related to the provision of mental health promotion and mental disorder treatment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 3, 2018
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI) Inactive
Funding to federally recognized Indian tribes and tribal organizations to provide domestic and sexual violence prevention, advocacy, and coordinated community response, as well as forensic healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2018
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services