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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.

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
California Psychiatric Residency Education Capacity Inactive
Grants for activities to increase the educational capacity of psychiatrists in California's Public Mental Health System.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2018
Sponsor: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
South Carolina Rural Physician Incentive Grant Program Inactive
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 Health Network Development Planning Grant Program Inactive
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
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
Oregon Rural Medical Practitioner Insurance Subsidy Program Inactive
Offers reimbursement for medical malpractice insurance policy premiums to physicians and nurse practitioners who practice in rural Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsors: Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Office of Rural Health