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Healthy Oregon Workforce Training Opportunity (HOWTO) Grant Program

Oregon Health and Science University, Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Health Policy Board
Aug 14, 2020

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The Healthy Oregon Workforce Training Opportunity (HOWTO) Grant Program provides grants to support innovative, transformative, community-based health professional training initiatives in Oregon that will address identified local healthcare workforce shortages and expand the diversity of the health professional workforce.

Proposed projects should:

  • Expand current and/or develop new health professional training in a local area, which may include Graduate Medical Education
  • Address health disparities and social determinants of health
  • Support greater ethnic, racial, and linguistic diversity and inclusion in Oregon's healthcare workforce

Applications proposing projects in the fields of behavioral health and oral health are strongly encouraged.


Applications are accepted from Oregon community‐based educational institutions, consortia, healthcare service organizations, and others seeking funding to help launch new, innovative training initiatives to address documented shortages in specific areas of their local healthcare workforce.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $1,000,000
Estimated total program funding: $8,000,000

Funding may be requested for up to 3 years.

Application process

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

Tagged as
Community and faith-based initiatives · Graduate medical education · Health disparities · Health workforce education and training · Racial and ethnic groups · Social determinants of health · Oregon

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