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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.

Louisiana Healthcare Workforce Collective Impact Grants
Grants to community coalitions in Louisiana to identify and address pressing community health issues, such as heart disease, diabetes, mental health, obesity, workforce development, and healthcare access, quality, and cost.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2024
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
South Carolina Rural Physician Incentive Grant Program
Cash incentive awards for 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, 2024
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
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: Mar 20, 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
Colorado Rural and Frontier Health Care Preceptor Tax Credit
An annual $1,000 individual income tax credit for primary care preceptors in rural and frontier 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
Delta Region Community Health Systems Development Program Technical Assistance
Technical assistance for selected hospitals, clinics and their communities in the Delta Region to make in-depth health system enhancements.
Geographic coverage: Counties in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee that are served by the Delta Regional Authority.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Delta Regional Authority, National Rural Health Resource Center
Hearst Foundations Health Grants
Program, capital, and endowment support grants for organization working to address access to healthcare for high-need populations, healthcare professional shortages, evolving healthcare demands, and medical research. Rural populations are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: The Hearst Foundations
Maine Certification Program for Primary Care Tax Credit
Tax credit for eligible primary care professionals working in underserved areas of Maine.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care