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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.

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
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: Jan 3, 2017
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
California Public Mental/Behavioral Health Workforce Retention Inactive
Funds organizations to provide services designed to increase the retention of mental and behavioral health sector employees in positions that have been identified as high priority by the California Public Mental Health System.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 7, 2016
Sponsor: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
Medical Professionals Recruitment and Continuing Education Program Inactive
Funding to increase recruitment of American Indian/Alaskan Natives into medical professions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2016
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Maine Rural Medical Access Program (RMAP) 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 6, 2016
Sponsors: Maine Bureau of Insurance, Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Rural Network Allied Health Training Program Inactive
Offers funding to develop formal rural health networks that focus on the recruitment, training, and retention of the rural allied health workforce. Networks must consist of at least three healthcare providers and must partner with an accredited two-year educational institution.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2015
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration