Forecasted FY23 Nursing Workforce Programs

February 6, 2023

Forecasted FY23 Nursing Workforce Programs

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) would like to share the Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW) FY23 Forecasted Nursing Workforce programs listed below.

Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) Program

  • Purpose: Increases the number of primary care nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, and certified nurse midwives providing primary care services, mental health and substance use disorder care, and/or maternal health care.
  • Anticipated FY 2023 Funding – $34,828,907
  • Who is Eligible:
  • Accredited schools of nursing,
  • Nursing centers,
  • Academic health centers,
  • State or local governments,
  • Other private or public nonprofit entities -Domestic and community-based organizations -Tribes and Tribal organizations

Advanced Nursing Education Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Program (ANE-NPRF)

  • Purpose: Prepares new Advanced Practice Registered Nurses to effectively provide primary care by supporting the establishment, expansion and/or enhancement of existing community-based Nurse Practitioner residency and fellowship training programs that are accredited or in the accreditation process.
  • Anticipated FY 2023 Funding: $30,012,988
  • Who is Eligible:
  • Accredited schools of nursing, nurse-managed health clinics/centers, academic health centers, state or local governments and other private nonprofit, or public entities
  • Domestic and community-based organizations
  • Tribes and Tribal organizations

Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP)

  • Purpose: Increases the number of qualified nursing faculty nationwide.
  • Anticipated FY 2023 Funding: $26,500,000
  • Who is Eligible?
  • Accredited schools of nursing with advanced nursing programs
  • Tribes and Tribal organizations

Nurse Anesthetist Training (NAT) Program

  • Purpose: Increases the supply and distribution of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs).
  • Anticipated FY 2023 Funding: $2,250,000
  • Who is Eligible?
  • Accredited schools of nursing,
  • Nursing centers,
  • Academic health centers,
  • State or local governments,
  • Other private or public nonprofit entities
  • Tribes and Tribal organizations

Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention-Pathway to Registered Nurse Program (NEPQR-PRNP)

  • Purpose: Strengthens nursing workforce capacity to improve access to care and health equity through the development and implementation of bridge programs.
  • Anticipated FY 2023 Funding: $8,900,000
  • Who is Eligible?
  • Accredited schools of nursing, Health care facilities, or a partnership of such a school and facility.
  • Tribes and Tribal organizations

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Forecasted HRSA Funding Opportunities: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html?keywords=HRSA,%20forecast

Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)

February 3, 2023

Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)

The Office of Rural Health and Primary Care is now accepting applications for the Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP). This program awards Missouri Primary Care Physicians, Dentists, and Psychiatrists funds to apply toward their educational debt. Up to $50,000 for a 2-year Service Obligation.

Apply Electronically January 1 – March 1, 2023

For more information please contact the Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (ORHPC)

Phone: (573) 751-6441 or email: DHSS.LoanRepayment@health.mo.gov

HRSA Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Capacity Development Program

January 27, 2023

HRSA Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Capacity Development Program

Part C applications due February 17, 2023

HRSA will make 50 awards for Part C of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. Eligible organizations – including those in rural areas – are independent school districts, state, local, and tribal governments, tribal organizations, non- and for-profit organizations, and special district governments. Over one year of performance, award recipients will complete one short-term activity that will help increase access to high-quality HIV primary healthcare services for low-income and underserved people with HIV.

New Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement: Integrated Substance Use Disorder Training Program (ISTP) – HRSA-23-090

January 26, 2023

New Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement: Integrated Substance Use Disorder Training Program (ISTP) – HRSA-23-090

Integrated Substance Use Disorder Training Program (ISTP) HRSA-23-090

Applications accepted until Thursday, March 23, 2023 11:59 p.m. ET.

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released a new Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to expand the number of nurse practitioners, physician assistants, health service psychologists, counselors, nurses, and/or social workers (including individuals completing clinical training requirements for licensure) trained to provide mental health and substance use disorder services in underserved community-based settings that integrate primary care, mental health, and substance use disorder services, including such settings that serve pediatric populations.

Individuals completing clinical training requirements for licensure refers to individuals who have completed their academic degree, but require a period of supervised training to obtain full licensure. 

Eligible Applicants Include:

(a) Teaching health centers;

(b) Federally qualified health centers; community mental health centers, rural health clinics, Health centers operated by Indian Health Services, Indian tribes, and tribal organizations; or

(c) Urban Indian organizations.

View the grant opportunity for complete eligibility information.

Awards: HRSA anticipates awarding approximately $9 million to approximately 17 recipients over a period of five years through this funding opportunity.

Have questions? Join the Technical Assistance Webinar 

Date: Thursday, February 9, 2023 Time: 2:00 – 3:30 PM ET

USDA shares funding opportunity from the Appalachian Regional Commission

January 26, 2023

USDA shares funding opportunity from the Appalachian Regional Commission

USDA is pleased to share this funding announcement from the Appalachian Regional Commission.

Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Recovery Ecosystem Grant Funding Announcement

On January 17, 2023 the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for its Investments Supporting Partnerships in Recovery Ecosystems (INSPIRE) initiative. The grant program addresses the region’s substance use disorder (SUD) crisis with investments up to $13 million for the creation and expansion of a SUD recovery ecosystem that helps facilitate entry and re-entry.

Awards issued through the INSPIRE Initiative will support a wide variety of projects on the post-treatment to employment continuum including:

  • Investments in healthcare networks to better meet the needs of SUD recovery professionals
  • Recovery-focused job and workforce training programs
  • Expanded recovery support networks
  • Training and certification of recovery specialists

Letters of Intent (LOI) for implementation grants up to $500,000 and planning grants up to $50,000 under INSPIRE are due February 21, 2023. The deadline for final applications is March 17, 2023. Award announcements are anticipated to be made in September 2023.

For more information on this initiative and how to apply, please visit the ARC’s website.

NOW ACCEPTING – Student Loan and Loan Repayment Applications: January 1, 2023 – March 1, 2023

January 25, 2023

NOW ACCEPTING – Student Loan and Loan Repayment Applications: January 1, 2023 – March 1, 2023

The Office of Rural Health and Primary Care are now accepting Student Loan and Loan Repayment applications for:

Applications accepted:  January 1, 2023 through March 1, 2023.

Contact the Office of Rural Health & Primary Care for more information by phone (800)-891-7415 or email DHSS.LoanRepayment@health.mo.gov.

USDA Offers Grants for Programs to Create High-Wage Jobs and New Businesses in Underserved Rural Communities

January 23, 2023

USDA Offers Grants for Programs to Create High-Wage Jobs and New Businesses in Underserved Rural Communities

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Under Secretary Xochitl Torres Small today announced that USDA is accepting grant applications for community-driven programs that will help create high-wage jobs and new businesses in underserved rural communities.

The Rural Innovation Stronger Economy (RISE) program provides grants for job accelerator partnerships that will serve people in low-income and underserved rural communities.

For fiscal year 2023, the RISE program is making $2 million available to consortiums of local governments, investors, industry, institutions of higher education, and other public and private entities in rural areas. The funding may be used to support innovation centers and job accelerator programs that improve the ability of distressed rural communities to create high-wage jobs, form new businesses, and identify and maximize local assets.

To learn more, read the full Stakeholder Announcement.

USDA to Create Plan to Expand Recreation Economies and Help People Thrive Across Rural America

January 20, 2023

USDA to Create Plan to Expand Recreation Economies and Help People Thrive Across Rural America

Rural Development, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, and U.S. Forest Service Partner to Create New Tools and Resources

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2023 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)  announced that it will create a plan to expand recreation economies to help people thrive across rural America.

Through a Memorandum of Understanding, USDA Rural Development, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and the U.S. Forest Service will partner to develop an annual plan to expand economic opportunities related to recreation in communities surrounding America’s national forests.

The annual plan will outline the ways the agencies will partner to conduct program outreach, host informational sessions and workshops, and develop toolkits to help people access the resources they need to thrive in recreation economies.

To learn more, read the full Stakeholder Announcement.

USDA Seeks Applications to Improve Rural Transportation Systems, Opening the Door to Economic Opportunities for People Living in Rural Communities

January 19, 2023

USDA Seeks Applications to Improve Rural Transportation Systems, Opening the Door to Economic Opportunities for People Living in Rural Communities

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2023 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Under Secretary Xochitl Torres Small today announced that USDA is accepting applications to enhance the operation of rural transportation systems. These investments in rural transportation systems build opportunities and prosperity for the people who live in rural communities by connecting them to economic resources they may not otherwise be able to access.

The grants are part of the Rural Business Development Grant program. Eligible applicants are qualified, experienced national organizations seeking to provide rural communities with training and technical assistance to improve passenger transportation services and facilities. USDA does not provide funding directly to individuals or businesses under this program.

USDA is offering priority points to projects that advance key priorities under the Biden-Harris Administration to help communities create more and better market opportunities, advance equity and combat climate change. These extra points will increase the likelihood of funding. For more information, visit www.rd.usda.gov/priority-points.

Applications will be scored, reviewed and selected on a competitive basis. Applications must be submitted to the applicant’s nearest USDA office by April 19, 2023, at 4:30 p.m. local time. Additional information is available on page 3376 of the Jan. 19, 2023, Federal Register.

To learn more, read the full Stakeholder Announcement.

Opportunities of Interest for OT21-2103 Colleagues

January 13, 2023

Opportunities of Interest for OT21-2103 Colleagues

We’re pleased to share two opportunities that may be of interest to you or your partners. Please find the information below and reach out to the points of contact listed if you have questions.

  1. The next iteration for the REACH program (Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health) will be released this year. Please access this link for the related grants.gov forecast listing (https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=342940). Individuals can click on the “Subscribe” button in the top right corner. Once registered with the website you will be notified when the notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) is released and ready for applications to be submitted.
  2. The National Equity Atlas is officially accepting applications for its second cohort of fellows. The program is designed for grassroots leaders of color who want to learn how to use data to advance racial and economic equity in their communities. The application portal will remain open through January 21, 2023, and the fellowship will begin in March 2023. For more information, see the announcement and links below:

 

Are you a grassroots leader of color currently working on equity campaigns for policy and systems change? Do you want to explore how data can bolster your efforts?

The National Equity Atlas Fellowship might be the perfect opportunity for you! Application Deadline: January 21, 2023

Facilitated by PolicyLink and the USC Equity Research Institute, this year-long program is designed to equip advocates of color with skills and tools to leverage data to advance racial and economic equity in their communities. During the experience, fellows will increase their skills in data analysis and visualization while producing data products to use in their organization’s equity campaigns. They will also network with other equity advocates across the country, participate in group learning sessions and one-on-one coaching sessions, and forge deeper connections with Atlas team members. Organizations will receive a $7,500 stipend to support their fellow’s participation in the program.

Apply Now

The deadline for applications is January 21, 2023. For more information, visit nationalequityatlas.org/lab/fellowship-cohort2.