HRSA intends to support health care networks, which may be composed of but are not limited to, minority-serving institutions (MSIs), rural hospitals, community health centers, and substance use providers, in order to address the need for more trained health professionals, which has been exasperated by the COVID-19 pandemic. All applicants are required to notify their State Office of Rural health (SORH) or equivalent of their intents to apply to this program. In addition, HRSA will be holding a technical webinar on January 5, 2022 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET and the meeting information can found in the full solicitation.
Deadline: Applications are due on March 18, 2022.
Award Information: HRSA anticipates awarding up to 31 grants with approximately $47.9 million in total annual FY 2022 funding. Approximately $1.5 million will be available for the three-year performance period. Recipients will receive the full award amount in the first year of the performance period and are require to allocate funds across all three years. Cost sharing/matching is not required for this program.