New Nurse Workforce Funding Opportunity Announced

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has just announced a new funding opportunity to increase the nurse workforce in rural and underserved areas. Federally Qualified Health Centers are eligible to apply for The Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) – Workforce Expansion Program (WEP) now through July 26, 2024. HRSA will award approximately $4.7 million to up to five grantees over a period of four years for additional training of associate and baccalaureate degree nursing students. A technical assistance webinar regarding this funding opportunity will be held June 25 at 1:00 pm.