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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.

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
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
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
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: Nov 4, 2022
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
California Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program Inactive
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: Nov 4, 2022
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
Oregon Community Health Worker Pilot Program Inactive
Funding for training of community health workers for employment at Critical Access Hospitals and rural public health departments in Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Oct 28, 2022
Sponsors: Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Office of Rural Health
Maine COVID-19 Community Resilience Grant Funding Opportunity for Community Based Organizations Inactive
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) 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, 2022
Sponsors: Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas State Office of Rural Health