HRSA Healthcare Workforce Related Funding

Workforce; Regulations

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recently announced funding opportunities available and/or funding already awarded that is healthcare workforce related.  More details can be found below.  

  • ​HRSA recently announced more than $200 million to support 42 programs across the country aimed at improving care for older Americans, including those experiencing Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. HRSA’s Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program will train primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and other health care clinicians to provide age-friendly and dementia-friendly care for older adults.  The program also focuses on providing families and other caregivers of older adults with the knowledge and skills to help them best support their loved ones. For a full list of award recipients, visit: 

  • HRSA also has a funding opportunity through the Nurse Education, Practice, Quality, and Retention (NEPQR) - Workforce Expansion Program (WEP) to increase the nursing workforce in rural (non-metro) and underserved areas to address the critical shortage of nurses, specifically in acute and long-term care settings. Deadline to apply by is July 26, 2024. More information can be found in this link. 
  • Finally, HRSA released a new Notice of Funding Opportunity to evaluate, develop, and expand the use of technology-enabled collaborative learning and capacity building models for health care providers and other professionals to improve retention of health care providers and increase access to health care services. HRSA will award approximately $3,800,000 to up to 8 new cooperative agreements over a period of five years. Please view the funding opportunity on for complete eligibility information.