$26.8 Million in Grants Available for Health Workforce Retraining Initiative (HWRI) 2014-15

Gayle Farman

Title:  Health Workforce Retraining Initiative 2014-15

Application Release Date:     September 9, 2013
Questions Due:     September 25, 2013
RFA Update and Questions and Answers Posted:     October 4, 2013
Application Deadline:     October 31, 2013, 3:00 PM

Description:   The NYS Departments of Health and Labor are jointly soliciting applications from organizations proposing to train or retrain health industry workers to obtain new positions; meet the new job requirements of existing positions; or otherwise meet the requirements of the changing public health and health care market and diversity of the populations seeking health care services.   
Eligible Applicants:  general hospitals, long term care facilities; other health care facilities; health worker unions, labor-management committees; health care facility trade associations; joint labor-management training funds established pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Taft-Hartley Act; and educational institutions.

Funding Available:  Up to $26,812,800 is available to support this RFA.  Funding is distributed by regional formula outlined in the RFA.

Link to Additional Information:
http://www.health.ny.gov/funding/rfa/1308090430/index.htm