Skip to main content
Rural Health Information Hub

Health Workforce Research Center Cooperative Agreement Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.300
Bureau of Health Workforce, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health Resources and Services Administration, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Apr 14, 2022

For programmatic questions:
Yahtyng Sheu, PhD, MPH

For business, administrative, and fiscal questions:
Gerly Sapphire Marc-Harris


The Health Workforce Research Center (HWRC) Cooperative Agreement Program provides funding to support and disseminate research on trends in health workforce. The overall goals of the program are to collect, analyze, and report health workforce program data to the National Center for Health Workforce Analysis and the public, as well as to provide technical assistance to local and regional organizations on health workforce data.

In this cycle, up to nine separate HWRCs will be funded in the following topic areas:

  1. Public Health Workforce
  2. Behavioral Health Workforce
  3. Health Equity in Health Workforce
  4. Allied Health Workforce
  5. Long-Term Care Support Services
  6. Oral Health Workforce
  7. Emerging Health Workforce Topics
  8. Technical Assistance

Applicants must demonstrate broad, national-level research expertise in their chosen topic area. Additional information on research priorities for each area can be found in the program guidance.


Eligible applicants include states, State workforce investment boards, public health or health professions schools, academic health centers, and public or private nonprofit entity. Faith-based and community-based organizations, Tribes, and tribal organizations may apply for these funds, if otherwise eligible.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $900,000/year for Public Health Workforce and Behavioral Health Workforce awards

Up to $450,000/year for awards in all other HWRC topic areas

Two awards will be made in the Emerging Health Workforce topic area, and one award each will be made in the other topic areas. The project period is 5 years.

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Tagged as
Access · Allied health · Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Dental workforce · Health workforce · Health workforce education and training · Long-term care · Oral health · Public health · Research methods and resources · Social determinants of health

Organizations (5)

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.