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Pennsylvania Funding & Opportunities

Pennsylvania Primary Care Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care practitioners who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Pennsylvania.
Geographic coverage: Pennsylvania
Application Deadline: Dec 14, 2022
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Department of Health
Pennsylvania J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Pennsylvania, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Pennsylvania
Application Deadline: Dec 22, 2022
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Department of Health
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on Barriers to Care and Risk of HIV-Associated Comorbidities among Vulnerable Population Groups
Notice of Special Interest for research that analyzes barriers to care and risk of HIV-associated comorbidities among disproportionally vulnerable and affected population groups of people living with or at risk for HIV infection.
Geographic coverage: 57 priority jurisdictions including 7 states with a substantial rural HIV burden
Application Deadline: May 8, 2025
Sponsors: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health
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
Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation Grants
Grants for organizations working in West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania in the areas of health, human services, education, economic development, and community development.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia and Southwestern Pennsylvania
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
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
Highmark Foundation Grants
Grants for projects in West Virginia and Western and Central Pennsylvania in the areas of chronic disease, family health, and service delivery systems.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia and Western and Central Pennsylvania
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Highmark Foundation
ROPS Rebate Program
Offers rebates for approximately 70% of the cost of purchasing and installing a Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) kit on tractors.
Geographic coverage: Currently, rebates are available in Iowa, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Wisconsin. Farmers located in other states may sign up for the waiting list using the online form.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Tractor Safety Coalition
Health Information Outreach Award: Region 1 Inactive
Funding for projects in Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 1 that improve health literacy; increase the ability of the general public to find and use health information; or improve health professionals' access to, awareness of, and skills for locating high quality biomedical and health information. Rural populations are considered a priority.
Geographic coverage: Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia
Application Deadline: Nov 4, 2022
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine

Last Updated: 11/7/2022