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Funding by Topic: Health aides and assistants

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: Jun 27, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
Arthur N. Rupe Foundation Caregiver Grants
Grants to California-based nonprofit organizations for projects designed to provide education, skills training, and/or respite for family, professional, and volunteer caregivers.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Arthur N. Rupe Foundation
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
Changing Talk: Online Training (CHATO) Research Study
Opportunity for nursing homes to participate in a research study testing the Changing Talk: Online Training (CHATO). The training focuses on the use of evidence-based, person-centered communication during interactions with older adults in nursing homes and other healthcare settings. Participants from rural areas are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Kansas Medical Center
Hawaii Healthcare Education Loan Repayment Program (HELP)
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals in Hawaii in return for at least 2 years of service in rural and other medically underserved areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers
Illinois Veterans' Home Medical Provider Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for certain medical professionals to pursue or continue careers at veterans' homes in Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Student Assistance Commission
Tennessee Rural Health Workforce Readiness and Registered Apprentice Program
An apprenticeship preparation and paid apprenticeship program that emphasizes healthcare careers in rural areas of Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Health Association of Tennessee
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: Apr 24, 2024
Sponsors: Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas State Office of Rural Health
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: Apr 22, 2024
Sponsors: Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, Minnesota Office of Higher Education