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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
Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jun 4, 2020

For programmatic or technical questions:
Aja Williams MS, RN

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


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

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
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

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

Organizations (2)

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