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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.

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
East Indiana AHEC Mini-Grants
Grants to support health careers exploration, clinical learning, and continuing education opportunities for high school students, health professions students, and practicing health professionals in rural and medically underserved communities in eastern and southeastern Indiana.
Geographic coverage: East Indiana AHEC service area
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Indiana Area Health Education Centers Network
Michigan Community Health Worker (CHW) Workforce Expansion Program
Support for nonprofit employers in Michigan by providing training for eligible employees as community health workers.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Michigan Community Health Worker Alliance, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
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
Building a Pipeline of Primary Care Providers to Serve Diverse Communities of Colorado Inactive
Grants to increase the number of individuals working within Colorado's primary healthcare workforce who reflect the diverse patient population served by the state's safety net system and/or who are committed to serving rural and frontier communities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2024
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Implementation of Community Health Worker-Mediated Services for Re-Engagement to Care and Outreach for Persons with HIV in Rural Communities Inactive
Grants to state and local health departments to partner with HIV clinical providers to develop strategies that use community health workers to re-engage people with HIV in care and conduct outreach among individuals who are not virally suppressed in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 13, 2023
Application Deadline: Jan 5, 2024
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Duke Endowment Health Care Grants Inactive
Funding for organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina working to address access to care, maternal and infant health, mental health, oral health, population health, and workforce development, with a focus on reducing disparities for underserved populations, including racial minorities and rural residents.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina and South Carolina
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2023
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
Minnesota Community Health Worker Program Scholarship Inactive
Scholarships that cover tuition and some related costs for up to one year of a Community Health Worker (CHW) certificate program in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2023
Sponsors: Minnesota Community Health Worker Alliance, Minnesota Department of Health
Oregon Community Health Worker Pilot Program Inactive
Funding for training of community health workers for employment at Critical Access Hospitals, Rural Health Clinics, and rural public health departments in Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Nov 17, 2023
Sponsors: Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Office of Rural Health