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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Recruitment and retention 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.

Colorado Emergency Medical and Trauma Service (EMTS) Provider Grants
Offers funding to emergency medical and trauma service providers in Colorado for vehicles, communications, data collection, equipment, injury prevention, personnel, and recruitment/retention.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2018
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Colorado Rural Primary Care Workforce Solutions
Grants to support partnerships between workforce-focused capacity building organizations and major healthcare employers to advance efforts to attract, recruit, and retain primary care providers in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2018
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Rural Health Network Development Planning Grant Program
Grants to promote the planning and development of 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
Application Deadline: Feb 23, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
South Carolina Rural Physician Incentive Grant Program
Offers cash awards to physicians and advanced practice professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of South Carolina.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2018
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
Rural Communities Health Care Investment Program (RCHIP)
Provides 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: Apr 19, 2018
Sponsors: Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas State Office of Rural Health
3RNet Recruitment and Retention Assistance
Helps health professionals find jobs in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Rural Recruitment & Retention Network
Colorado Rural and Frontier Health Care Preceptor Tax Credit
An annual $1,000 individual income tax credit for primary care preceptors in rural Colorado to offset the costs of their voluntary mentorship of students studying to work in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Colorado Rural Health Center
Ford Family Foundation Grants
Offers grants to small, rural communities for community development; technical assistance; critical needs; and programs that offer increased access to health or dental services, youth development, or child abuse prevention.
Geographic coverage: Oregon and Siskiyou County, California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Ford Family Foundation
Louisiana Tax Credit for Physicians and Dentists
Offers a tax credit for doctors and dentists who practice in a rural or shortage area of the Louisiana.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
New Mexico Rural Healthcare Practitioner Tax Credit
Offers a tax credit to certain healthcare professionals who provide care in rural, underserved areas of New Mexico.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: New Mexico Office of Primary Care and Rural Health