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HRSA Funding Opportunity – Education and Training Workforce Grants for Those Serving Older Adults – 12/1/23

  • 1.  HRSA Funding Opportunity – Education and Training Workforce Grants for Those Serving Older Adults – 12/1/23

    National Council Staff
    Posted 12-01-2023 14:36

    Dear Association Executives – HHS' Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released a New Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to educate and train the health and supportive care workforces to care for older adults by collaborating with community partners. Below please find information from HRSA on the funding opportunity. Please feel free to share this with your members. We are also sharing this with members of the Older Adults Interest Group.

    The Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) 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

    Awards: HRSA anticipates awarding approximately $43 million to approximately 43 recipients through this funding opportunity.

    View the grant opportunity for complete eligibility information.

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

    • Monday, December 11, 2023
    • 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. ET
    • Zoom link


    Reyna Taylor
    Senior Vice President, Public Policy and Advocacy
    National Council for Mental Wellbeing
    Direct – 202-774-1651

    Neal Comstock
    Director of Membership
    National Council
    202 748-8793