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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.

California Allied Healthcare Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for allied healthcare professionals practicing in designated counties of California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
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
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
Community Health Aide Program: Tribal Planning and Implementation Inactive
Grants to support planning and implementation for tribes and tribal organizations to begin operating a Community Health Aide Program or support a growing program in the contiguous 48 states.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 6, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The Heart Truth Community Subcontract Program for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities Inactive
Funding for communities to implement and assess one-year community health worker pilot programs to address heart disease education within American Indians and Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 21, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 9, 2021
Sponsors: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
Tennessee COVID-19 Community Health Worker Initiative Inactive
Funding to hire, train, and deploy Community Health Workers (CHWs) to address COVID-19 in Tennessee populations that have been disproportionately impacted by long-standing health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Application Deadline: Aug 6, 2021
Sponsor: Tennessee Department of Health
Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP) Inactive
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 22, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Communities Health Care Investment Program (RCHIP) Inactive
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, 2021
Sponsors: Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas State Office of Rural Health