HPSA designation can offer grant monies across a wide range of medical specialties and services.


Since the U.S. government first created HPSAs in the 1970s, the designations have been used as a measure of medical need within a community. And for almost as long, HPSAs have been pre-requisites for various Federal and state grants and programs. Competition for these grants has become fierce, and application windows seem to have shrunk. Therefore, it is vital to know about these opportunities as they are unveiled in order to have a chance at submitting a grant proposal by the deadline.

In response to client requests, HPSA Acumen has introduced a grant prospecting component to our HPSA Benefit Support Service. If you need assistance with timely grant prospecting, our firm is available to custom research grants for you on a weekly basis at Federal, state, and local levels. That way you are aware of the various grant opportunities as they present themselves.

HPSA Related Grants include:

    • Residency Training
    • Graduate Training
    • Faculty Development
    • Pre-Doctoral Training
    • Podiatric Residency Training
    • Faculty Training Projects in Geriatric Medicine
    • Physician Assistant Programs
    • Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Midwife Education Program
    • Nurse Training Improvement: Special Projects
    • Professional Nurse Traineeship
    • Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship
    • Faculty Training Projects in Dentistry
    • Residency Training and Advanced Education in Dentistry
    • Preventive Medicine and Dental Public Health
    • Health Administration Traineeships
    • Grants to improve resource coordination and development of Primary Care Offices
    • Grants for facilities to improve the health status of minority population
    • Special Project Grants to Schools of Public Health
    • Allied Health project grants such as improved services for prosthetics, wheelchair, health monitoring, orthotics, etc.
    • Emergency medical services for children
    • Mental Health Clinical and AIDS Service-Related Training Grants
    • SAMHSA - Grants to improve the quality and availability of substance abuse prevention, alcohol and drug addiction treatment, and mental health services.

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