Funding: Colleges and Universities

Open Funding Opportunities

Tribal College Initiative Grants

Offers grants to tribal colleges and universities to purchase equipment, improve infrastructure for educational facilities, and develop essential community facilities.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)

Inactive Funding Opportunities

Many inactive programs are likely to be offered again. Grant deadlines are often short, and viewing inactive programs can give you a head start in applying next time.

Provider's Clinical Support System Universities (PCSS-U) Inactive

Provides substance use disorder (SUD) education to health profession students early in their academic careers, with the goal of increasing the number of professionals trained to identify, assess, intervene, and treat addiction; support recovery; and address stigma. Supports health profession programs in integrating SUD content into academic curricula and promotes the integration of behavioral and physical healthcare systems using a multidisciplinary team approach. Gives preference to programs that place students in SUD programs serving rural and underserved areas.

Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2024
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) Program Inactive

Funding to support the training and graduation of advanced practice registered nursing (APRN) students and trainees in the areas of primary care, mental health, substance use, and maternal healthcare, with preference given to programs that train students to practice in underserved and rural communities.

Application Deadline: Apr 7, 2023
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Young Adult Reentry Partnership (YARP) 2 Inactive

Offers funding for education and job training services for young adults ages 18 to 24 who are involved in the criminal justice system or those who left high school before graduation. Establishes partnerships between community colleges, the criminal justice system, employers, and other stakeholders to improve workforce outcomes for the target population. Builds capacity in community colleges to provide occupational training and helps young adults reentering society from the criminal justice system gain skills and education to meet the needs of the local labor market and find stable employment in high-demand occupations.

Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2021
Sponsor: Employment and Training Administration (ETA)
Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Residency Training in Primary Care (PCTE-RTPC) Program Inactive

Aims to increase the number of primary care physicians capable and willing to provide care to rural and/or underserved communities by funding accredited residency training program improvements in family medicine, general internal medicine, general pediatrics, or combined internal medicine and pediatrics. Works to reduce healthcare expenses, improve care quality, and increase access to healthcare by preparing and encouraging residency graduates to serve in rural and/or underserved areas.

Application Deadline: Jan 24, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)