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Telligen Community Initiative Grants

Telligen Community Initiative
Jul 2, 2024

Matt McGarvey


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

  • Social determinants of health - Supporting novel approaches that integrate childhood, family, and community health to advance optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for families, children and youth
  • 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 rural projects.


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 $75,000.

Application process

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

Links to additional guidance and application instructions for health workforce and social determinants of health applicants are available on the program website.

Submit applications through the online application portal.

Health workforce development based projects are due March 5, 2024.

Social determinants of health based projects are due July 2, 2024.

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.