Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) – Workforce Expansion Program (WEP)

Funding TypeGrant
Grantor Agency

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Grant RangeUp to 1M
# of Awards Available5
Programmatic AreaHealth
Programmatic AreaWorkforce & Economic Development
Deadline July 26, 2024
Match Required?
Match Amountn/a
Eligible EntitiesPrivate institutions of higher education, Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments).
Focus AreaThe purpose of this grant is to increase the nursing workforce in rural (non-metro) and underserved areas to address the critical shortage of nurses, specifically in acute and long-term care settings.
ContactKirk Koyama, MSN, RN, PHN, CNS. Phone: (301) 443-4926. Email:
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