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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.

3RNet Recruitment and Retention Assistance
Helps health professionals find jobs in rural and underserved areas and assists employers in recruiting and retaining health professionals to rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Rural Recruitment & Retention Network
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
Online Sexual Violence Training for Community Health Workers/ Promotoras
A 4-hour online course that provides an introduction to basic knowledge and skills useful in assisting and responding to victims of sexual violence.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Arizona Rural Women's Health Network
Show-Me ECHO
Training for healthcare providers in Missouri that uses videoconferencing technology to connect a team of interdisciplinary experts with primary care providers.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Missouri School of Medicine
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 16, 2018
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
Idaho Community Health Worker Training Inactive
A training course for Idaho residents who are interested in becoming Community Health Workers. The course includes 39 hours of live on-line or in-person learning plus an additional 9 hours of outside work on health specific modules, for a total of 48 hours of coursework.
Geographic coverage: Idaho
Application Deadline: Aug 21, 2018
Sponsors: Idaho Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Idaho State University
Minnesota Pipeline Program Dual Training Grants Inactive
Funding for employers in Minnesota to cover the costs of degree, certificate, and/or recognized credential programs for their permanent employees who are seeking training in high need industries and occupations, including healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: May 21, 2018
Sponsors: Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Appalachian Health Career Scholarships Inactive
Offers scholarships to Appalachian students pursuing careers in healthcare or a health-related field.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Apr 23, 2018
Sponsor: Community & Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky
Rural Communities Health Care Investment Program (RCHIP) Inactive
Provides 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: Apr 19, 2018
Sponsors: Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas State Office of Rural Health
The Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Navigator Program for Racial/Ethnic Minorities Ages 13-24 Cooperative Agreement (Prevention Navigator) Inactive
Grants to provide services to those at highest risk for HIV and substance use disorders, especially racial/ethnic males ages 13-24 at risk for HIV/AIDS, including males who have sex with other males. The program will place a particular emphasis on those individuals who are not in stable housing in communities with high incidence and prevalence rates of substance misuse and HIV infection.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 17, 2017
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services