Montana American Indian AHEC Center Development Funding
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Montana Area Health Education Center, Montana Office of Rural Health
This opportunity provides funding to a single entity to
serve as the host organization that will establish a
Montana American Indian Area Health Education Center
(AHEC) Center. The goal of the center is to strengthen
and develop health profession opportunities for American
Indian people and expand access to quality healthcare for
American Indian residents.
Expected center activities include:
- Recruit and support individuals from underrepresented
minority populations and from disadvantaged and rural
backgrounds into health professions
- Develop and implement strategies to foster and
provide community-based training and education to
individuals seeking careers in health professions within
- Conduct and participate in interdisciplinary
- Provide continuing education and information
dissemination to healthcare professionals in underserved
Organizations committed to supporting statewide healthcare workforce relationships with tribal nations and communities across Montana are eligible to apply.
Amount of funding
The selected host organization will be awarded $187,500
for the first 2 years and $110,693 for the second 2
A dollar-for-dollar, non-federal matching contribution is
required. 25% of the matching funds must be a cash match.
The match will be waived for applicants that demonstrate
American Indian or Alaska Native · Health workforce education and training · Health workforce pipeline · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Montana
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