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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.

Delaware Highmark BluePrints Grants
Grants for health-related projects, programs, and supportive services in Delaware in the priority areas of increasing access to healthcare for uninsured and underserved people, reducing health disparities in minority communities, supporting early childhood development with initiatives focused on health, recruiting and training health care professionals, and addressing social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Delaware
Application Deadline: Sep 29, 2023
Sponsor: Delaware Community Foundation
Kansas EMS Education Incentive Grant Program
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: Sep 30, 2023
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services
3RNET Recruiting for Retention Academy
Online educational opportunity to learn about tools and resources that can assist in recruiting qualified providers to rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2023
Sponsor: 3RNET
Equity Community Organizing (ECO) Groups to Advance Health Equity in Aging in California
Funding to organize community groups designed to reduce health inequities for older adults in California. The focus is on communities of color and communities where race and ethnicity intersect with other factors such as age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, geography, language, and/or immigration status leading to inequities.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2023
Sponsors: California Health Care Foundation, The SCAN Foundation
Louisiana Healthcare Workforce Collective Impact Grants
Grants to organizations working to implement educational, recruitment, retention, and related programs to meet pressing needs in Louisiana's healthcare workforce.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2023
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
New York Community Mental Health Loan Repayment Program
A loan repayment program to support licensed community mental health programs in New York in the recruitment and retention of psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners, especially in rural and other shortage areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2023
Sponsors: New York State Department of Health, New York State Office of Mental Health
Rural Emergency Medical Services Training Grant
Grants to recruit and train emergency medical services personnel in rural areas with a focus on addressing substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 1, 2024
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Kansas Rural Hospital Innovation Grant
Grants for hospitals in Kansas for transitional projects related to changing a hospital's current healthcare delivery model to a model more appropriate for the community that the hospital serves.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2024
Sponsor: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
3RNET Recruitment and Retention Assistance
Helps health professionals find jobs in rural and underserved areas and assists employers in recruiting and retaining health professionals in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: 3RNET
Alaska Health Care Professionals Workforce Enhancement Program (SHARP – 3)
Direct incentive payments and loan repayment assistance for a wide range of healthcare professionals in exchange for working in an underserved area or with underserved populations in Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services