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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.

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
3RNet Recruiting for Retention Academy Inactive
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 2, 2017
Sponsor: National Rural Recruitment & Retention Network
Wyoming Provider Recruitment Grant Program Inactive
Provides funding to hospitals, clinics, physicians, and other agencies to enhance physician recruitment ability in medically underserved areas of Wyoming.
Geographic coverage: Wyoming
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2017
Sponsor: Wyoming Office of Rural Health
Virginia Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) Grant Program Inactive
Offers grants to Virginia EMS agencies and organizations for equipment and vehicles; training and education; and recruitment and retention projects.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2017
Sponsor: Virginia Department of Health
Idaho Rural Health Care Access Program (RHCAP) Inactive
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, 2017
Sponsor: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
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, 2017
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
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
Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF) Inactive
Grants to promote economic prosperity in Maryland’s disadvantaged and underserved rural communities. Funding priorities are rural healthcare organizations, regional infrastructure projects, Regional Planning and Development Councils, and rural entrepreneurship development.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 9, 2017
Application Deadline: Jul 24, 2017
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
National Health Service Corps Site Application Inactive
Provides recruitment and retention assistance to healthcare facilities located in a Health Professional Shortage Area.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2017
Sponsor: National Health Service Corps