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East Indiana AHEC Mini-Grants

Indiana Area Health Education Centers Network
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Jeff Hartz


East Indiana AHEC Mini-Grants support programs focused on:

  • Goal A - Health Careers Awareness for Pipeline/Pre-Health Careers Students: Support for learning opportunities to improve awareness and skills related to health career opportunities and college/training program success for area high school students, with particular focus on students from under-represented minority, disadvantaged, rural, and medically underserved backgrounds
  • Goal B - Health Professions Students: Support for learning opportunities that utilize hands-on experiences or real-world/community settings to build health professions students' skills and competencies necessary to improve healthcare quality and provide team-based care in rural and underserved settings with an emphasis on primary care
  • Goal D - Practicing Health Professionals: Support for continuing education/professional development that builds practicing health professionals' skills and competencies necessary to improve healthcare quality and provide team-based care for rural and underserved settings and populations

Mini-grant project proposals should fit one of the areas described above. Proposals for Goals B and D must also focus on one or more of these national AHEC core topics:

  • Interprofessional education and practice
  • Behavioral health integration
  • Addressing social determinants of health
  • Developing and practicing cultural competency
  • Practice transformation
  • Addressing burnout, resilience, and mental wellbeing for clinical staff
  • Training and development of paraprofessionals and Community Health Workers
  • Telehealth, virtual learning, and simulation tools

Eligible applicants are community organizations, including career centers, colleges, and universities, in eastern and southeastern Indiana service area that includes Bartholomew, Dearborn, Decatur, Fayette, Franklin, Henry, Jennings, Jefferson, Ohio, Ripley, Rush, Switzerland, Union, and Wayne Counties.

Geographic coverage
East Indiana AHEC service area
Amount of funding

Up to $2,500.

A 50% match is required.

Application process

A link to the application is available on the program website.

Email completed applications as attachment to with "mini-grant" in subject line.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Community health workers · Culture and cultural competency · Graduate medical education · Health workforce education and training · Health workforce pipeline · Healthcare quality · Integrated service delivery · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Mental health · Social determinants of health · Telehealth · Indiana

Organizations (1)

  • Indiana Area Health Education Centers Network, view details

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