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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.

National Health Service Corps Site Application
Apply to be a National Health Service Corps Site to receive recruitment and retention assistance, networking opportunities, and other benefits.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 28, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Idaho Rural Health Care Access Program (RHCAP)
Awards funding to projects that help rural communities improve access to primary medical and dental healthcare through telehealth projects, community development projects, or recruitment and retention projects.
Geographic coverage: Idaho
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2018
Sponsor: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
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: Sep 1, 2018
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
Virginia Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) Grant Program
Grants for Virginia EMS agencies and organizations for equipment, vehicles, training, education, recruitment, and retention projects.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Sep 17, 2018
Sponsor: Virginia Department of Health
Alliant Energy Partnership Programs
Funding for communities in Iowa and Wisconsin for projects and programs working in the areas of community development; professional and workforce development; retention, marketing, and recruitment; and building/site development.
Geographic coverage: Iowa and Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2018
Sponsor: Alliant Energy
Wyoming Provider Recruitment Grant Program
Funding for hospitals, clinics, physicians, and other agencies to enhance physician recruitment ability in medically underserved areas of Wyoming.
Geographic coverage: Wyoming
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2018
Sponsor: Wyoming Office of Rural Health
Oregon Rural Medical Practitioner Insurance Subsidy Program
Reimbursement for medical malpractice insurance policy premiums for physicians and nurse practitioners who practice in rural Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2018
Sponsors: Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Office of Rural Health
3RNet Recruitment and Retention Assistance
Helps health professionals find jobs in rural and underserved areas and assists employers in recruiting and retaining health professionals to rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
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
Community Incentive for Rural and Underserved Areas of Tennessee
Provides funding to assist rural and underserved practice sites to recruit and retain qualified physicians in Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development