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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Stigma

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

California Youth Substance Use Disorder Prevention Program: Standard Track
Funding and technical assistance to expand youth and young adult substance use prevention through policy, systems, and environmental change using youth activism, mentorship, and peer-led support. The program focus is on youth in low-income rural and urban areas of California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Sep 27, 2021
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Services, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation
Alcohol and Other Substance Use Research Education Programs for Health Professionals (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Grants to support research educational and outreach activities that complement other formal training programs in the mission areas of the NIH Institutes and Centers, especially the public health impact of alcohol, opioids, and other substances, their associated consequences, and the persistent stigma associated with them.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
COMPASS Initiative HIV Capacity Building Assistance and Training
Training and technical assistance for HIV/AIDS-serving community-based organizations in the 9 Deep South states. Topics include organizational capacity building, stigma reduction, cultural competency, and mental health.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative
Opioid Crisis Innovation Challenge 2021 Inactive
Grants for innovative, multi-disciplinary projects to address the opioid crisis reducing overdoses, increasing access to treatment, and supporting long-term recovery. Projects should focus on vulnerable populations, which includes rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 19, 2021
Sponsor: Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts
HIV Positive Action Southern Initiative Inactive
Grants and learning community support for projects focused on reaching more people with HIV in southern communities who are out of care and connecting them to care. Projects should focus on populations that are disproportionately impacted by HIV, especially people in rural communities, young people, women of color, gay and bisexual men of color, transgender people, people currently or formerly incarcerated, sex workers, and people who use drugs.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.
Application Deadline: Jun 23, 2021
Sponsor: ViiV Healthcare
Gilead COMPASS Initiative Transformative Grants Inactive
Grants for organizations working in the southern United States to build the capacity to provide and sustain high quality and accessible HIV education and care.
Geographic coverage: The service area is 12 southern states including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.
Application Deadline: May 17, 2021
Sponsors: Emory University, Gilead COMPASS Initiative
California MAT Access Points Project: Stimulant Use Prevention and Treatment in Communities of Color Inactive
Grants for prevention and treatment programs in California that address stimulant use in communities of color, with focus on Black, American Indian and Alaska Native, and Hispanic/Latino communities that have experienced substantial stimulant related overdose deaths.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: May 14, 2021
Sponsor: The Center at Sierra Health Foundation
Utah Multicultural Rural Mental Health Grant Inactive
Grants for nonprofit organizations that serve the mental and behavioral health needs of multicultural communities in rural Utah and have a commitment to reducing stigma and inequalities. Grants will support urgent mental and behavioral health challenges that have been intensified by the COVID-19 crisis.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2021
Sponsor: Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs
Research on Biopsychosocial Factors of Social Connectedness and Isolation on Health, Well Being, Illness, and Recovery (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Inactive
Grants for research projects that examine how social isolation and social connectedness affect outcomes in health, illness, recovery, and overall well being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 17, 2021
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, 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
Mechanisms of Disparities in Etiology and Outcomes of Lung Cancer in the U.S.: The Role of Risk and Protective Factors (R01 and R21) Inactive
Grants to support exploratory, developmental, and multidisciplinary research to understand the underlying causal factors and mechanisms that result in lung cancer disparities in U.S. health disparity populations.
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, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services