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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 Inactive
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
Georgia Direct Services Grant Inactive
Grants to support existing evidence-based and best practice healthcare services and health promotion programs that address health disparities in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Aug 3, 2018
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
Doctors Across New York Physician Loan Repayment and Physician Practice Support Programs Inactive
Funding for physicians who agree to practice in an underserved area of New York for at least 3 years. Funding may be used for a physician to pay qualified educational debt, for a physician to pay costs of establishing or joining a medical practice, or for a healthcare facility to provide incentives to recruit or retain physicians.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Jun 13, 2018
Sponsor: New York State Department of Health
Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF) Inactive
Grants to promote economic prosperity in Maryland’s disadvantaged and underserved rural communities, with priority given to projects that address entrepreneurship, healthcare, infrastructure, and regional councils.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): May 25, 2018
Application Deadline: Jul 27, 2018
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Maine Rural Medical Access Program Inactive
Offers a rebate on malpractice insurance premiums for physicians providing OB/GYN and prenatal care in rural and underserved areas of Maine.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: May 3, 2018
Sponsors: Maine Bureau of Insurance, Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Rural Communities Health Care Investment Program (RCHIP) Inactive
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
Colorado Emergency Medical and Trauma Service (EMTS) Provider Grants Inactive
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 Inactive
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
Arkansas Community Match Rural Physician Recruitment Program Inactive
Offers a financial incentive to physicians who agree to practice primary care in rural areas of Arkansas.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Jan 5, 2018
Sponsor: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Delta Region Community Health Systems Development Inactive
A cooperative agreement with a single awardee to work with selected communities in the Delta Region to make health system enhancements through the provision of intensive technical assistance over multiple years.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 17, 2017
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration