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Maryland Funding & Opportunities

Appalachian Investments Supporting Partnerships In Recovery Ecosystems (INSPIRE) Initiative
Funding to assist in moving individuals in the Appalachian region from substance abuse treatment to recovery to employment, with a focus on support services that enable and support individual successful entry or reentry into the workforce.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific counties in 13 states.
Letter of Intent (Required): May 17, 2021
Application Deadline: Jun 18, 2021
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Gladys Brooks Foundation Grants
Grants for libraries, educational institutions, hospitals, and clinics. Awarded projects are broad in range, and include capital expenses, proposals that address new healthcare needs, and programs that improve the quality of healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2021
Sponsor: Gladys Brooks Foundation
Maryland AHEC Scholars
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Maryland that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2021
Sponsor: Maryland Area Health Education Center
Angel Flight East COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment and Vaccine Transport
A volunteer pilot network that transports personal protective equipment and COVID-19 vaccines for distribution to areas in need.
Geographic coverage: Available in the northeastern United States.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Angel Flight East
Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in rural Appalachian areas, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: States within the Appalachian Region
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Small Grants Program
Funding for nonprofit organizations in the Weinberg Foundation service area that are working in the areas of health, housing, jobs, and education.
Geographic coverage: Rural communities surrounding Baltimore, Chicago, Hawaii, New York City, Northeastern Pennsylvania, and San Francisco
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
Southeast Rural Community Assistance Loan Fund Program
Community development loans to local governments, public service authorities, user associations, nonprofit organizations, and other community entities for the development and/or construction of large-scale community projects.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and South Carolina.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project, Inc.
Maryland State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) and Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program (MLARP) Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians, physician assistants, and medical residents specializing in primary care who agree to practice in an underserved area of Maryland.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2021
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health
Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization in Coal-Affected Appalachia (POWER) Inactive
Funding for workforce and economic revitalization activities in communities and regions that have been affected by job losses in coal mining, coal power plant operations, and coal-related supply chain industries. Priorities include strengthening the healthcare sector, educational attainment, substance abuse response, and broadband.
Geographic coverage: Available in all of West Virginia and parts of 12 other states.
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 5, 2021
Application Deadline: Apr 16, 2021
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Maryland Income Tax Credit for Preceptors in Areas with Health Care Workforce Shortages Inactive
Tax credit of $1,000 per student for physicians and nurse practitioners serving as preceptors in underserved areas of Maryland.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Jan 5, 2021
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health

Last Updated: 4/9/2021