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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.

Community Interventions to Address the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic among Health Disparity and Vulnerable Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to implement and evaluate community interventions testing the impacts of (1) strategies to prevent COVID-19 transmission in health disparity populations and other vulnerable groups; and (2) interventions to address the adverse psychosocial, behavioral, and socioeconomic consequences of the pandemic on the health of these groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 28, 2020
Sponsors: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Supporting Tribes to Increase Commercial Tobacco Cessation Grant Program
Funding for Tribal governments, Tribal health departments, and Tribal healthcare facilities/systems for evidence-based commercial tobacco cessation projects, electronic nicotine delivery systems cessation, and "quit smoking" campaigns.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 28, 2020
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Improving Smoking Cessation Interventions among People Living with HIV (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
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
1890 Institution Teaching, Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants Program
Grants to 1890 Land-Grant Institutions to support projects that strengthen the research, teaching, and extension capacity needed to advance fundamental sciences, as well as translational research and development in support of agriculture.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 10, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Maine Charity Foundation Fund
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
Native American Business Development Institute Grant
Technical assistance grants for tribes to hire consultants to perform feasibility studies of economic development opportunities located in designated Opportunity Zones.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Indian Affairs
Community-based Outreach to Hard-to-Count Immigrant Communities in New Mexico
Grants for community-based outreach projects designed to to increase the participation rates in hard-to-count immigrant communities of New Mexico for the 2020 Census.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Sep 20, 2020
Sponsors: Albuquerque Community Foundation, Con Alma Health Foundation
Dental Preventive Clinical Support Program
Grants to address the challenges and opportunities associated with IHS preventive and clinical dental programs. The program goals are to provide support, guidance, training, and enhancement of dental programs within their area and to ensure that the services of the support centers and the dental programs result in measurable improvements in the oral health status of the American Indian/Alaska Native patients served.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Injury Prevention Cooperative Agreement Program
Funding for Tribes to implement focused, community-based injury prevention programs and projects using evidence-based and promising strategies
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Wildhorse Foundation Grants
Grants to tribes and national, regional, or local Native American organizations that serve individuals in the Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla tribes of Oregon and Washington. Funds may be used to support programs in the areas of public health, public safety, environmental protection, and gambling addiction, among others.
Geographic coverage: Parts of Washington and all of Oregon
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2020
Sponsor: Wildhorse Foundation