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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Health occupations

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

Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Planning and Implementation Grants
Funding to support pediatricians and fellowship trainees in the initial planning and/or pilot stage of implementing innovative, community-based projects to increase children's access to optimal health and well-being and address unmet child health needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 24, 2022
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Resident Grants Program
Grants to support pediatric residents in the planning of community-based child health initiatives that increase children's access to optimal health and well-being and address unmet child health needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 24, 2022
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
Virginia Health Access Grants
Funding for projects to increase access to healthcare for uninsured Virginians and those who live in areas with limited access to care.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 24, 2022
Application Deadline: Mar 11, 2022
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
Delta Region Rural Health Workforce Training Program
Grant to establish strategic networks to support healthcare facilities in the Delta region with recruitment, training, certification, and placement of professionals in critical administrative support occupations, including medical coding and billing, claims processing, information management, and clinical documentation.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses, and nursing school faculty who agree to work at a Critical Shortage Facility or an eligible school of nursing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Oregon Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for primary care clinicians who serve patients in underserved areas of Oregon regardless of their source of coverage or ability to pay.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2022
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation Student Award Program
Funding for doctoral and medical students at Michigan universities who research healthcare topics, including demonstration and evaluation projects and pilot programs that are aimed at improving healthcare within the state.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jan 29, 2022
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
American Psychiatric Association Diversity Leadership Fellowship
A 2-year fellowship for minority psychiatry residents or those interested in minority and vulnerable populations. Activities are designed to prepare residents to teach, administer, and provide culturally competent, evidence based mental health and substance abuse services for diverse minority groups and at-risk populations. Populations include American Indians, Native Alaskans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, Native Pacific Islanders, Black/African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, LGBTQ, and religious minorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
Grants to States to Support Oral Health Workforce Activities
Offers funding to states to develop and implement programs that address the dental workforce needs of designated Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minnesota Home and Community-Based Services Scholarship Grant Program
Funding for home and community-based services providers in Minnesota to support employee scholarship programs for education and training in nursing and other healthcare fields.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care