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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Licensure and certification of health professionals

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

National COVID-Ready Caregiver Certification
Online training to help nursing homes, assisted living centers, and home and community-based service providers get their workforce COVID ready.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: NextStep
Rural Hospital CEO Certification Program
A rural hospital leadership and certification program for current and future rural hospital CEOs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Rural Health Association
Board Certified Telemental Health Provider Training Award Inactive
Grant awards for nationally credentialed counselors to complete CCE-approved telemental health training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Sponsor: National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation
Kansas EMS Education Incentive Grant Program Inactive
Grants for licensed ambulance services in rural, frontier, and densely settled rural areas of Kansas to help with recruiting, training, and certifying ambulance EMS providers.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2020
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services
Minnesota Pipeline Program Dual Training Grants Inactive
Funding for employers in Minnesota to cover the costs of degree, certificate, and/or recognized credential programs for their permanent employees who are seeking training in high-need industries and occupations, including healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: May 8, 2020
Sponsors: Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Rural Emergency Medical Services Training Grant Inactive
Grants to recruit and train emergency medical services personnel in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2020
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minnesota International Medical Graduate Career Guidance and Support Grant Program Inactive
Grants to eligible nonprofit organizations to assist immigrant international medical graduates and other foreign trained healthcare professionals who wish to integrate into the Minnesota healthcare delivery system, with the goal of increasing access to primary care in rural and underserved areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Aug 9, 2019
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care