Health Center Grant Opportunities
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Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP)
HRSAGWEP aims to have applicants maximize patient and family engagement to address care gaps and improve health outcomes for older adults by integrating geriatrics with primary care and other appropriate specialties using the Age-Friendly Health Systems Framework.

Eligible applicants include:
• Schools of Allopathic Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Nursing, Allied Health, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Public Health, Optometry, Chiropractic, Veterinary Medicine, or Podiatric Medicine
• Physician Assistant Education Programs
• Graduate programs for Health Administration or Behavioral Health and Mental Health Practice, including: Clinical Psychology, Clinical Social Work, Professional Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy
• Health care facilities
• Programs leading to certification as a certified nurse assistant
• Partnership of a school of nursing and health care facility
• Partnership of a program leading to certification as a certified nurse assistant, and a health care facility
• Community-based organizations, if otherwise eligible
• Tribes, and Tribal organizations, if otherwise eligible
02/26/24 anticipates awarding approximately $43 million to approximately 43 recipients through this funding opportunity.

For more information, please contact:

Jennifer Solomon
Specialty Dental Clinic Grant Program
California Health Facilities Financing Authority (CHFFA)Provide grants to expand specialty dental clinics in California, increasing access to oral health care for special needs populations. The goal is to improve timely access, reduce geographical shortages, enhance equity, and ensure quality care. Additionally, the program promotes preventive services, early intervention, behavior support, provider education, and community outreach for accessible care04/01/24 is $47,500,000.00 available in capital funding. Please note that no grant may exceed $5 million per individual grantee.
CMSP Healthcare Infrastructure Development Matching Grant (HID Matching Grant)
CMSPHID Matching Grants help CMSP counties and non-profits contracted with CMSP counties expand their facility capacity to provide healthcare and behavioral health services by providing required local level match funds for state, federal or other infrastructure grants. Awards range up to $500,000 for projects serving one CMSP county and up to $1 million for projects serving more than one CMSP county.
Eligible applicants include the following county organizations in CMSP counties: Health Departments, Public Health Departments, Behavioral Health Departments, and Health and Human Services Agencies. Additionally, any of these county organizations may apply on behalf of a non-profit organization that is in the county and under contract with the county for the delivery of health or behavioral health services.
Please visit our website for full program details, to view the Request for Applications and to apply!
For questions regarding the HID Matching Grant, please email CMSP Grants Administrator, Laura Moyer at
Transformations & Innovations Grants Program
CARESTAR FoundationThe CARESTAR Foundation has announced their Transformations and Innovations Grants Program. They are looking for community-based collaboratives reimagining and transforming emergency and prehospital care. For example, how and who residents call for help in a crisis, the responders who show up, the care provided in homes and communities, or transport/transition to longer-term care when needed. Awards ranging from $100K-$510K for one-year grants and $300K-$1million for multi-year grants. The Transformations and Innovations grant application process is approximately a four-month journey starting with a Letter of Intent through grant award and funding. LOIs are accepted at a ongoing basis throughout the year. For more information and how to apply please visit the CARESTAR website.**Currently closed for 2023 funding, but will have updated program and application information in January 2024.
Rural Health Clinic Vaccine Distribution (RHCVD) Program
HRSAUnder the program, Medicare-certified Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) receive direct COVID-19 vaccines in addition to their normal jurisdictions’ weekly allocation. Webinar recordings explaining RHC vaccine programs are available on the National Association of Rural Health Clinics website. As a reminder, the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 bivalent vaccine for people 12 years of age and older is available to order through the RHCVD program in both single and multi-dose vials. The single-dose option responds to widespread requests to allow greater flexibility for RHCs that may not have the demand or capacity to store multi-dose vials. for more information.