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Rural Tribal Health – Funding & Opportunities

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Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program (TCRGP)
Grants to tribal colleges and universities for research projects that address concerns and needs of tribal and reservation communities, including projects that focus on health, environment, and agricultural production needs of remote reservation communities through research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Native Voices Rising Grants
General operating support grants designed to strengthen Native-led organizations that are improving the lives of their community members.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsors: Common Counsel Foundation, Native Americans in Philanthropy
Addressing Dementia in Indian Country: Models of Care
Funding to support the development of models of comprehensive and sustainable dementia care and services in tribal and urban Indian communities that are responsive to the needs of persons living with dementia and their caregivers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 18, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Education and Outreach for Dental Therapy in Tribal Settings
Grants to support education and outreach on tribal dental therapy programs. The overall goal of the program is strengthening efforts and launching new efforts to enhance federal, state, and tribal policies supportive of dental therapy within the Indian Health System.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2022
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Tribal Colleges and Universities Implementation Activities or Feasibility Study for Dental Therapy Training Programs
Grants to tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) to implement activities to support training and educational opportunities for dental therapy students, or to undertake a feasibility study to explore what it would take to begin a dental therapy training program at the TCU.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2022
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Tribes and Tribal Organizations Implementation of Dental Therapy
Grants for projects that implement dental therapy in tribal communities in states that have a legal mechanism for dental therapists to practice within the Indian Health System.
Geographic coverage: Available in 14 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2022
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI) Equitable Recovery Program
Funding for Certified Community Development Financial Institutions to expand investment activity in low and moderate income; including rural, indigenous, and minority communities; that have significant unmet capital and financial services needs and were disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Treasury
Tribal Solid Waste Grant
Grants to support planning, assessment, evaluation, and training activities to help tribes establish sustainable waste management programs and measure the extent of threat to human health related to the disposal of solid waste.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 29, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Rural Decentralized Water Systems Grant Program
Grants for qualified nonprofit organizations and tribes to create a revolving loan fund to increase access to clean, reliable water and septic systems for households in eligible rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Public Health Nursing Case Management: Reducing Sexually Transmitted Infections
Funding to mitigate the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in Indian Country through a model that utilizes public health nurses to provide case management services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 11, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Last Updated: 6/24/2022