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Rural Tribal Health – Funding & Opportunities

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Northwest Native American Research Center for Health Research Training Institutes
Research training programs designed for health professionals and students interested in native health. Courses emphasize practical skill-building in research, program evaluation, and implementation.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Native American Research Centers for Health, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board
Oweesta Native CDFI Loan Funds and Technical Assistance
Oweesta is an intermediary organization that provides financial products and development services for Native Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs). The primary goal is to support Native CDFIs so that they have the capacity to assist individuals, businesses, and organizations with financing and technical assistance for the development of small businesses, affordable housing/home ownership, community facilities, financial education programs, and agriculture/food sovereignty in Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: First Nations Development Institute, First Nations Oweesta Corporation
Project TRANSAM
A cooperative action program between the Indian Health Service and the Department of Defense that allows for redistribution of surplus medical equipment and supplies for federally recognized tribes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Technical Assistance for Tribal Domestic Violence Programs and Shelters
Technical assistance for tribal domestic violence programs and shelters to build tribal capacity to respond to domestic violence; strengthen advocacy; and improve services for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, and sex trafficking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Indigenous Women's Resource Center
Tribal Domestic Violence Programs COVID-19 Mitigation Grants
Grants for COVID-19 mitigation that supports tribal programs and community organizations serving indigenous survivors of gender-based violence at the intersection of housing instability and homelessness.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: STTARS Indigenous Safe Housing Center
Tribal Health Program Support
Technical assistance and training for tribes that provides public health information, advocacy tools, policy analysis, and health promotion and disease prevention programming with the goal of elevating the health status of tribal citizens.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc.
Tribal Transit Scholarships
Assistance for eligible tribal transit system employees that would like to attend a National Rural Transit Assistance Program sponsored training, professional development program, or educational conference.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, National Rural Transit Assistance Program
Tribal Self-Governance Program Negotiation Cooperative Agreement Inactive
Cooperative agreements that provide negotiation resources to tribes interested in participating in the Tribal Self-Governance Program (TSGP), which gives tribes the authority to manage and tailor healthcare programs in a manner that best fits the needs of their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2024
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Self-Governance Program Planning Cooperative Agreement Inactive
Cooperative agreements that provide planning resources to tribes interested in participating in the Tribal Self-Governance Program (TSGP), which gives tribes the authority to manage and tailor healthcare programs in a manner that best fits the needs of their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2024
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Indians Accessing Health Professions Workshop Inactive
A two day educational program designed to encourage more American Indian/Alaska Native students to pursue health professions. The workshop will take place July 25-28, 2024 in La Jolla, California.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2024
Sponsor: Association of American Indian Physicians

Last Updated: 4/30/2024