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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Health workforce

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

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
Public Health Associate Program
A paid training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where associates gain hands-on experience across a variety of public health settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2022
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Economic Development Administration American Rescue Plan Funding Programs
Funding to support community-led economic development and to accelerate economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic while building local economies that will be resilient to future economic shocks. Investments made under this program will have an emphasis on equity and will directly benefit previously underserved communities, including Indigenous communities, rural areas, and regions with economies that have historically relied on coal mining. Past Economic Development Administration projects have included infrastructure to support healthcare facilities, health workforce development, and health and human services to assist people with getting jobs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 26, 2022
Sponsor: Economic Development Administration
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
Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program
Grants to promote and strengthen the ability of Hispanic-Serving Institutions to carry out higher education programs in the food and agricultural sciences.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 28, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Rural Health Network Development Planning Program
Grants to promote the planning and development of integrated rural healthcare networks in order to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential healthcare services; and strengthen the rural healthcare system as a whole.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 28, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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