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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Community health workers

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Capacity Development Grants
Funding to assist eligible entities to strengthen their organizational infrastructure and to increase their capacity to develop, enhance, or expand access to high quality HIV primary healthcare services for low-income, uninsured, underinsured, and people in underserved and rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2022
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
California Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program
Provides scholarships to California residents who are enrolled in allied healthcare programs and who will agree to work in a medically underserved area of California upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Feb 22, 2022
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
3RNET Recruitment and Retention Assistance
Helps health professionals find jobs in rural and underserved areas and assists employers in recruiting and retaining health professionals in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: 3RNET
California AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in California that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Area Health Education Center Program
Texas Community Health Worker Workforce Development Center Training
Offers a Community Health Worker (CHW) certification course, continuing education units, intermediate level training, and training for providers and facilities who seek to employ CHWs in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: West Texas Area Health Education Center
Supporting Native Nations Communities in Prevention and Recovery from COVID-19 and Beyond Inactive
Noncompetitive grants to Native American tribes in Wisconsin to support new, existing, and expanding partnerships and collaboration that address the community health infrastructure, advance health equity, and address social determinants of health as these relate to COVID-19 and other health disparities experienced by Indigenous communities.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Dec 20, 2021
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Community-Based Workforce to Build COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Inactive
Funding to mobilize community outreach workers, including community health workers, patient navigators, and social support specialists to the most vulnerable and medically underserved communities, including racial and ethnic minority groups and rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Development and Implementation of Innovative Interventions that Effectively Address Health Disparities in Access to Care for Medically Underserved Communities Inactive
Grants for community health worker and patient navigation training and service delivery programs that address linkage to care and supportive services, care coordination, cultural competency, and ethnic diversity. Rural communities are a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2021
Sponsor: Bristol Myers Squibb
California Allied Healthcare Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for allied healthcare professionals practicing in designated counties of California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Access and Information, Health Professions Education Foundation
Community Health Aide Program: Tribal Assessment and Planning Inactive
Grants to support assessment and planning for tribes and tribal organizations to determine the feasibility of implementing a Community Health Aide Program in their respective communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 6, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services