California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) Health Professions Education Foundation (HPEF)
03/04/21 3:00 PM
Grants of up to $15,000 to California public and private nonprofit organizations and private for-profit organizations for activities that encourage underrepresented students to pursue careers in health care. Funding is intended to support health career workshops and/or conferences and health care exploration. Applicants should focus on program participants that are educationally and/or economically disadvantaged.
Competitive proposals will demonstrate a commitment to the Mini-Grants goals by implementing the following components:
Award Category A: Health Career Conferences and/or Workshops
Award Category A focuses on introducing participants to a wide variety of health career options by offering health “career fair” experiences and/or workshops.
Eligible programs must support a minimum of 100 participants.
Award Category B: Health Career Exploration
Award Category B focuses on direct exposure of participants to one or more health careers through hands-on experience that includes direct interaction with healthcare professionals in real or simulated healthcare settings.
Eligible programs must support a minimum of 50 participants and offer hands-on experience over a period of days or weeks.
Award Category A and B
Applicants in either category must:
The Mini-Grants program activities are open to all participants regardless of age, gender, race, or ethnicity. Program activities should include individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as Black, African American, African, Hispanic, Latino, American Indian, Native American, Alaska Native, and Southeast Asian communities. For more information about target participants, see here:
Grant funds can be used:
GrantWatch ID#: 140297
The applicant’s budget in response to this grant shall not exceed:
- $12,000 for Award Category A
- $15,000 for Award Category B
Grant term: June 30, 2021 through June 30, 2022
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Check Eligibility: https://oshpd.ca.gov/loans-scholarships-grants/eligibility/
Register and apply online: https://eapp.oshpd.ca.gov/funding/
For questions related to Mini-Grants and the eApp, please email or call Mini-Grants staff at:
Phone: (916) 326-3700
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