Grant Opportunities

Grant Opportunities

American Indian-Alaska Native Clinical Translational Research Program (AI-AN/CTRP)

Grant Opportunities

The American Indian-Alaska Native Clinical Translational Research Program is soliciting proposals from investigators to support and develop research programs relevant to AI-AN health disparities in Montana and Alaska. The AI-AN CTRP has the goal of developing the capacity of several Montana and Alaska institutions to address health disparities faced by Native communities in these states.

Award amounts will be up to $80,000, to be spent by July 31, 2019.

Due Dates:
Pre-proposals are due Feb 21, 2018.
Applications are due March 21, 2018 (for new proposals) and April 18, 2018 (for competitive renewals).


Jocelyn Krebs (AK),
Kari Harris (MT),

Tribal Practices for Wellness in Indian Country

Grant Opportunities

This 3-year funding opportunity from the CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion supports tribal practices that connect individuals and community to culture with the long-term goals of building resiliency; reducing morbidity and mortality due to heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes; and reducing risk factors for all chronic disease among American Indians and Alaska Natives. Recipients will include up to 14 American Indian Tribes, Alaska Native villages, or American Indian or Alaska Native tribally-designated organizations 2 of 49 serving a specific tribe, reservation or native village. Up to 14 Urban Indian Organizations will also be funded to address the same strategies for that portion of their patient populations that is American Indian and Alaska Native. Recipients will address the following strategies:

  • Connect cultural teachings to health and wellness
  • Seasonal cultural practices that support health and wellness
  • Social and cultural activities that promote community wellness
  • Collaborations that strengthen wellbeing
  • Intergenerational learning that supports wellbeing and resilience
  • Promote traditional healthy foods
  • Promote traditional and contemporary physical activities

    Deadline to apply: Feb. 20, 2018

    Funding Amount: $100,000-$150,000

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Support for Tribal Accreditation Readiness and Success in Public Health

Grant Opportunities

Seven Directions is pleased to announce a call for proposals for Support for Tribal Accreditation Readiness and Success in Public Health. Up to six Tribal Health Departments will be awarded grants to support public health accreditation readiness and will receive targeted capacity building assistance from Seven Directions. The Support for Tribal Accreditation Readiness and Success in Public Health aims to increase accreditation readiness among Tribal Health Departments by providing: a network of support, capacity building activities, training opportunities, and technical assistance.


Any questions can be emailed to Keisha Musonda.

Deadline to apply: January 5, 2018 at 5:00 pm PST

Understanding Vaccination Coverage in Rural Areas

Grant Opportunities

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seeks to get a better understanding of the factors that contribute to disparities in vaccination rates between rural and urban adolescents and make an effort to improve vaccination coverage in rural areas. State, local and tribal governments, public and private colleges and universities and non-profit organizations are among those eligible to apply for funding of up to $350,000 per year for a three-year project with a special emphasis on the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine.


Deadline to apply: Feb 13, 2018
Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m., ET.