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Grants, Funding, and Fellowships

  • A Road Map to Technology Grants For Rural Communities pdf_format [343kb]
    A guide to Federal funding sources for technology and information access enhancement, including health care programs.

  • American Indian/Alaska Native Elders
    Federal grants to tribal and native organizations to provide supportive and nutritional services for American Indian and Alaska Native elders.

  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    Supports preventive approaches and collaborative projects in areas of global health, education, information access and Pacific Northwest community enhancement.

  • Heritage Preservation Services
    Funding under the Tribal Preservation Program helps American Indian and Alaska Natives preserve and protect their resources, traditions and community preservation programs.

  • HRSA HIV-AIDS Bureau
    Grants to public and private nonprofit organizations to provide health care services for people infected with HIV-AIDS.

  • Institute of Museum and Library Services
    The IMLS Native American Library Services program offers grants to tribes, villages or corporations for ongoing services or to improve or implement new services in established libraries.

  • Local Technical Assistance Program
    The LTAP Tribal Technical Assistance Program (TTAP) helps tribal communities train and develop the workforce to manage and maintain transportation infrastructures.

  • National Library of Medicine
    Listing of research grants, information on proposal writing and databases listing other funding sources in the area of health care information and systems management.

  • National Medical Fellowships
    Fellowships, scholarships and other awards to assist the development of minority physicians, educators, researchers, policymakers and health care administrators.

  • Rural Utilities Service Telecom Program Initiatives
    Grants and Loan-Grants available under Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program (DLT) to enhance learning and health care opportunities for rural residents.

  • Washington Health Foundation
    The Rural Health Viability Grant Program seeks to preserve access to local health services in rural areas by offering short-term assistance to vulnerable providers.

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