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Funding by Topic: Health workforce education and training

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

Northwest Public Health and Primary Care Leadership Institute
A leadership and educational opportunity in the northwest region that focuses on the intersection of public health and primary care, using a health equity focus. Participants will experience group and individual assignments, panels, lectures, webinars, and discussions, and use problem-based learning to explore real-life situations leaders face in the field.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
Application Deadline: Oct 13, 2023
Sponsors: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, Northwest Regional Primary Care Association
Building a Pipeline of Primary Care Providers to Serve Diverse Communities of Colorado
Grants to increase the number of individuals working within Colorado's primary healthcare workforce who reflect the diverse patient population served by the state's safety net system and/or who are committed to serving rural and frontier communities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2023
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
John and Polly Sparks First Responder Grant for Rural First Responders Mental Health Interventions
Grants for evidence-based research and intervention in providing mental health training dissemination to first responders in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2023
Sponsor: American Psychological Foundation
Wisconsin AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Wisconsin that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2023
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
California Health Professions Pathways Program (HPPP)
Funding to support and encourage underrepresented individuals in California to pursue health careers. The goal is to develop a more culturally and linguistically competent healthcare workforce. Priority goes to applications that propose services in rural and frontier areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2023
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
California Justice-System Involvement Youth: Behavioral Health Pipeline
Funding for organizations to support and encourage economically disadvantaged, educationally/environmentally disadvantaged, and justice-system involved youth in California to pursue behavioral health careers. The goal is to develop a more culturally and linguistically competent behavioral healthcare workforce, including providing comprehensive wrap-around supports. Applicants should conduct outreach and recruitment in rural and medically underserved areas; for educationally and/or economically disadvantaged students; and to former foster youth, veterans, immigrants, refugees, and adult/non-traditional learners.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2023
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
Health Center CEO Leadership Institute
A 6 month educational program for health center CEOs to learn with and from peers and sharpen health center-specific leadership skills.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2023
Sponsor: National Association of Community Health Centers
Region V Public Health Leadership Institute (RVPHLI)
Six-month virtual educational opportunity for professionals in public health and primary care to cultivate their capacity to influence change in their organizations and communities.
Geographic coverage: Region V states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Oct 29, 2023
Sponsor: Region V Public Health Training Center
Inflation Reduction Act - Grants to Facilitate the Siting of Interstate Electricity Transmission Lines and Economic Development
Funding for interstate electricity transmission siting and permitting authorities or other types of state, local, or tribal governmental entities to support a wide range of projects that provide benefits targeted to the needs of impacted communities. Economic development projects may include broadband infrastructure, community facilities, affordable housing, and job training, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 31, 2023
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2024
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy
Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellows
A fellowship program designed to develop the capacity of mid-career health professionals and behavioral and social scientists with an interest in health and healthcare policy. Individuals with diverse and unique perspectives are strongly encouraged to apply, and the foundation has an interest in rural.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2023
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation