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Rural Tribal Health – Funding & Opportunities

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Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples Community Vitality Grants
Grants for native community projects in the areas of traditional foodways, health and healing, language revitalization, and cultural knowledge sharing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 2, 2024
Sponsor: Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc. (SGF)
Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples: Thriving Women Program
Grants to support grassroots projects that empower indigenous women-led work to prevent violence against women and girls and nurture healthy and thriving Native peoples and families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 2, 2024
Sponsor: Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc.
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, food security, environment, and agricultural production research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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: Mar 6, 2025
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) Planning Grants (R34 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Funding to support federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes, tribal colleges and universities, tribal health programs, or tribal organizations to plan and conduct preparatory work for developing competitive NARCH applications.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2026
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
American Indian Public Health Resource Center Technical Assistance
Technical assistance for tribes to improve health systems, access to services, and health outcomes in rural, impoverished communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: American Indian Public Health Resource Center
Direct Assistance: Assigning CDC Staff to State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Health Agencies
Funding for CDC staff to be assigned to provide direct, individualized technical assistance, guidance, and coordination for awardees of grants and cooperative agreements made under specific CDC programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Indigenous Safe Housing Training and Technical Assistance
Training and technical assistance for organizations looking to provide safe housing for American Indian and Alaska Native survivors of gender-based violence.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: STTARS Indigenous Safe Housing Center
National Indian Health Board Tribal Environmental Justice Technical Assistance Center
Technical assistance for environmental health and climate justice projects the benefit tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Native American Fitness Instructor Certification Courses
Courses for native fitness instructors to take Native American Fitness Council courses that lead to certification.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Native American Fitness Council

Last Updated: 5/28/2024