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Funding by Topic: Dental workforce

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Faculty Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for individuals from economically and environmentally disadvantaged backgrounds who agree to serve as faculty at eligible health professions schools for a minimum of 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2022
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)
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
Education and Outreach for Dental Therapy in Tribal Settings
Grants to support education and outreach on tribal dental therapy programs. The overall goal of the program is strengthening efforts and launching new efforts to enhance federal, state, and tribal policies supportive of dental therapy within the Indian Health System.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2022
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Tribal Colleges and Universities Implementation Activities or Feasibility Study for Dental Therapy Training Programs
Grants to tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) to implement activities to support training and educational opportunities for dental therapy students, or to undertake a feasibility study to explore what it would take to begin a dental therapy training program at the TCU.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2022
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Tribes and Tribal Organizations Implementation of Dental Therapy
Grants for projects that implement dental therapy in tribal communities in states that have a legal mechanism for dental therapists to practice within the Indian Health System.
Geographic coverage: Available in 14 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2022
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Maryland Dent-Care Loan Assistance Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for dentists in Maryland who provide care to vulnerable populations in the state, including Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipients.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Jul 29, 2022
Sponsors: Maryland Department of Health, Maryland Higher Education Commission
California Dental Student Loan Repayment Grant
Loan repayment assistance for recent dental graduates in exchange for providing service to underserved populations in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2022
Sponsor: California Dental Association
Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for undergraduate and graduate health professional educational loans in return for full-time clinical service in Indian Health Service programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Idaho Rural Health Care Access Program (RHCAP)
Awards funding to projects that help rural communities improve access to primary medical and dental healthcare through telehealth, community development, and recruitment/retention projects.
Geographic coverage: Idaho
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2022
Sponsor: Idaho Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care
Louisiana Healthcare Workforce Collective Impact Grants
Grants to organizations working to implement educational, recruitment, retention, and related programs to meet pressing needs in Louisiana's healthcare workforce.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2022
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation