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Telligen Community Initiative Grants

Telligen Community Initiative
Jun 13, 2022

Matt McGarvey


The Telligen Community Initiative provides grants to programs and nonprofit organizations that are working in the areas of:

  • Health innovation - Thinking creatively and differently around issues and opportunities that can bring changes to the way people look at health
  • Social determinants of health - Advancing health equity by using novel approaches to positively address the social determinants of health
  • Healthcare workforce development - Educate, recruit, and retain a diverse, high quality workforce that is geographically distributed and more accessible to vulnerable populations and communities

Priority is given to strong rural applications.


Eligible applicants are 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, accredited schools, and public/ governmental agencies located in the states of Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma.

Geographic coverage
Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma
Amount of funding

Up to $50,000.

Application process

It is strongly recommended that potential applicants discuss their projects with staff prior to submission.

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application portal are available on the program website when applications are being accepted.

Submissions for Colorado and Oklahoma based projects are due February 28, 2022.

Submissions for Iowa and Illinois based projects are due June 13, 2022.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Access · Behavioral health · Community health workers · Culture and cultural competency · Food security and nutrition · Frontier and remote areas · Health disparities · Health literacy · Health workforce · Health workforce education and training · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Integrated service delivery · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Leadership · Networking and collaboration · Primary care · Public health · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Social determinants of health · Telehealth · Transportation · Colorado · Illinois · Iowa · Oklahoma

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.