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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.

California Workforce Education and Training Psychiatric Education Capacity Expansion: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Inactive
Funding for educational/medical institutions to develop and expand training programs to prepare Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner students to work with underserved populations in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Jul 29, 2022
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
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
Rural Behavioral Health Workforce Centers - Northern Border Region Inactive
Funding for a Rural Behavioral Health Workforce Center (RBHWC) to provide career and workforce training activities in New York to address behavioral health needs, particularly substance use disorders. RBHWCs are part of the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program, an initiative with the goal of reducing morbidity and mortality resulting from substance use disorder, including opioid use disorder, in high risk rural communities.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Northern Border Regional Commission, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Wisconsin EMS Flex Grant Inactive
One-time funding to emergency medical services in Wisconsin to help stabilize EMS providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding requests can be made to purchase necessary supplies, equipment, vehicles, training, and to enhance staff recruitment and retention.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 11, 2022
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Kansas Nurses Foundation: Frank J. and Christine R. Bouska Family Scholarship Inactive
Scholarship for individuals from western Kansas who are pursuing certain nursing specialties and intend to practice for at least one year in a rural area of Kansas after graduation.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2022
Sponsor: Kansas Nurses Foundation
Iowa Psychiatry Training Program for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners Inactive
Continuation funding to provide psychiatric training to additional physician assistants and nurse practitioners who will provide mental health services in rural, underserved areas of Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2022
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Health and Human Services
Delta Region Rural Health Workforce Training Program Inactive
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, insurance claims processing, health information management, clinical documentation, business operations for healthcare organizations, and supply chain and materials management.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Jun 17, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Health Worker Training Program Inactive
Grant to support programs to train new community health workers and extend the knowledge/skills of current CHWs and other health support workers in order to better meet the public health needs of underserved communities and strengthen public health emergency response.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Navigator Program for Racial/Ethnic Minorities Cooperative Agreement Inactive
Grants to provide substance misuse and HIV prevention services to racial/ethnic minority males at risk for HIV/AIDS.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 2, 2022
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services