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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has launched two new nursing funding opportunities

Posted 13 days ago

Greetings Members, 

Please see information below regarding two new funding opportunities launched this week.  The deadline to apply is approaching, if you are interested there are technical calls being held tomorrow and Friday.  Scroll down for details. 

New Funding Opportunities Available!

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, has announced the availability of $14.75 million to increase the nursing workforce and improve nursing education and practice to address health equity in underserved areas.

Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention - Registered Nurse Training Program: HRSA-22-168: To enhance the nursing workforce to meet the needs of the nation's diverse communities, the Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention - Registered Nurse Training Program (NEPQR - RNTP) aims to increase the number of nursing students trained in acute care settings to address and manage social determinant of health factors and improve health equity among underserved populations.

Eligible applicants include accredited schools of nursing, health care facilities, or a partnership of such a school or facility. See the funding opportunity for complete eligibility information.

HRSA will award approximately $4.75 million to up to 13 cooperative agreements over three years.

Application deadline is Friday, August 19, 2022.


Join the technical assistance webinar to learn about this funding opportunity, including application requirements:

Date: Friday, July 29, 2022
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET

  • Meeting ID: 161 501 1031
  • Dial-in Number: 833-568-8864
  • Passcode: 49651018

Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention-Clinical Faculty and Preceptor Academies Program: HRSA-22-170: To increase the nursing workforce, the Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention - Clinical Faculty and Preceptor Academies Program (NEPQR - CFPA) aims to create academies consisting of academic-clinical partnerships that will develop and implement a formal curriculum to train clinical nursing faculty and preceptors. The program will increase the nursing workforce by recruiting, training and producing skilled clinical nursing faculty and preceptors. 

Eligible applicants include accredited schools of nursing, health care facilities, or a partnership of such a school or facility. See the funding opportunity for complete eligibility information.

HRSA will award approximately $10 million to up to 10 grantees over four years.

Application deadline is Monday, August 22, 2022.

 Join the technical assistance webinar to learn about this funding opportunity, including application requirements:

Date: Thursday, July 28, 2022
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. ET

For dial-in only:

  • Meeting ID: 161 210 5490
  • Dial-in Number: 833-568-8864
  • Passcode: 60870045

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