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Rural Tribal Health – Funding & Opportunities

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Community Health Aide Program: Tribal Assessment and Planning Inactive
Grants to support assessment and planning for tribes and tribal organizations to determine the feasibility of implementing a Community Health Aide Program in their respective communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 6, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Health Aide Program: Tribal Planning and Implementation Inactive
Grants to support planning and implementation for tribes and tribal organizations to begin operating a Community Health Aide Program or support a growing program in the contiguous 48 states.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 6, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Epidemiology Program for American Indian/Alaska Native Tribes and Urban Indian Communities Inactive
New and competing continuation funding for Tribal Epidemiology Centers (TECs) serving American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes and urban Indian communities. TECs will conduct disease surveillance, research, and prevention; control of disease, injury, or disability; and assess the effectiveness of AI/AN public health programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program Inactive
Grant to Indian tribes and tribal organizations for broadband infrastructure projects and programs that promote the adoption and use of broadband to access remote learning, telework, or telehealth resources during the COVID–19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2021
Sponsor: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
National Center for American Indian Health Professions Pre-Admissions Workshops Inactive
Workshops to help American Indian and Alaska Native students navigate the medical or other professional school application process, strengthen their applications, and expand their professional networks. The overall goal of the program is to promote health by increasing the number of AI/AN healthcare employees.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 27, 2021
Sponsors: A. T. Still University, National Center for American Indian Health Professions
Public Transportation on Indian Reservations: Tribal Transit Program Inactive
Funding to support planning, capital, and operating assistance for tribal public transit services. Among other things, this funding supports partnerships working to expand access to health, medical, and social service providers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 25, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Healthy Brain Initiative: Supporting Tribal Partnerships for Implementing the Road Map for Indian Country Inactive
Grants for tribal health programs that use strategies from the Road Map for Indian Country to address Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2021
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity Inactive
Funding to support 2 cooperative agreements to establish a national Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity (CIIHE) to support community efforts to address health disparities and advance health equity in American Indian and Alaska Native populations, and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 16, 2021
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment for undergraduate and graduate health professional educational loans in return for full-time clinical service in Indian Health Service programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The Heart Truth Community Subcontract Program for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities Inactive
Funding for communities to implement and assess one-year community health worker pilot programs to address heart disease education within American Indians and Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 21, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 9, 2021
Sponsors: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health

Last Updated: 8/11/2021