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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.

Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP)
Loan repayment assistance for substance use disorder (SUD) professionals to provide direct treatment and recovery support services in an approved SUD treatment facility.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Maine COVID-19 Community Resilience Grant Funding Opportunity for Community Based Organizations
One-time funding to community-based organizations in Maine for new and existing programs and services that help to prevent COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths through vaccination and/or address the root causes of COVID-19 disparities. Proposals targeting additional health disparity populations, including people living in rural areas, are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsor: Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Communities Health Care Investment Program (RCHIP)
Student loan reimbursements or stipend payments to assist rural communities in recruiting non-physician healthcare professionals who agree to serve in a medically underserved community of Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsors: Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas State Office of Rural Health
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: Oct 31, 2022
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
Duke Endowment Health Care Grants
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, 2022
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
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
Pacific Public Health Fellowship Program Inactive
A two-year professional development program designed to prepare new college graduates and early career professionals in a variety of public health career pathways to meet emerging and future public health challenges in the Pacific.
Geographic coverage: US Pacific Island Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pacific Island Health Officers Association, U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI) Departments/Ministries of Health
Georgia Maternal and Child Health Initiative Inactive
Funding to support innovative and/or evidence-based projects in Georgia that address health disparities for Black women of reproductive age (approximately 15-45 years) and their children, partners, and families.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2022
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation