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Nursing Workforce Diversity-Eldercare Enhancement 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: 93.178
Sponsors
Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Deadlines
Jun 4, 2020
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:
Aja Williams MS, RN
301.945.9658
Awilliams4@hrsa.gov

For grants management or budget questions:
G. Sapphire Marc-Harris, M. Ed.
SMarc-Harris@hrsa.gov

Purpose

This program (Short Title: NWD-E2) provides grants to expand opportunities for students from disadvantaged backgrounds with the purpose of strengthening the eldercare workforce in rural communities that have disparities in healthcare access and delivery.

Priorities include:

  • Improving mental health access and care
  • Transforming the healthcare system through value-based care delivery and quality improvement initiatives
  • Transforming the workforce by targeting the need
  • Strengthening healthcare access through telehealth
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • Accredited schools of nursing
  • Nursing centers
  • Academic health centers
  • State and local governments
  • Tribes and Tribal organizations
  • Private and public nonprofit entities, including eligible faith-based and community-based organizations
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $500,000 per year
Project period: 2 years
Estimated number of awards: 2
Estimated total program funding: $1,000,000

Application process

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

Tagged as
Aging and aging-related services · Elderly population · Health disparities · Health workforce education and training · Healthcare quality · Healthcare workforce · Social determinants of health



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