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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.

EMS Leadership Academy and Rural Scholarships
A two-part, 60-hour leadership program designed to prepare participants to lead and manage EMS agencies. Scholarships are available for rural EMS providers.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2022
Sponsor: Michigan Center for Rural Health
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
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: Jul 7, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP) Site Application
Apply to be an approved Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program site to receive assistance with recruitment and retention of qualified SUD clinicians and paraprofessionals.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC): Grant Initiative for the Appalachian and Delta Regions
Grants for projects in the Appalachian region and Lower Mississippi Delta region that will provide career, training, and support services to eligible individuals in counties and parishes and/or areas currently underserved by other resources. Grants will support workforce development activities that prepare dislocated workers, new entrants to the workforce, and incumbent workers for good jobs in high-demand occupations aligned with a regional or community economic development strategy. High demand industries include manufacturing, IT, healthcare, and energy.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, Delta Regional Authority, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Wisconsin EMS Flex Grant
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
Delta Health Care Services Grant Program
Grants to address unmet health needs in the Delta Region through cooperation among healthcare professionals, institutions of higher education, research institutions, and other entities.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Rural Behavioral Health Workforce Centers - Northern Border Region
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
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): Jul 14, 2022
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
Clinical and Translational Scholarship Program
The opportunity for 2 days of in-person comprehensive training and consultation with clinicians, faculty, and staff experts from the University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction. The program is intended for teams of up to 4 individuals from practices in rural counties in Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and New York.
Geographic coverage: Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsor: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction