Community health worker grant opportunities


Nicole Pasia


The Maryland Department of Health, Office of Population Health Improvement, has issued two Requests for Applications (RFAs); one for the development and implementation of new community health worker (CHW) certification training programs, and one for CHW certification training programs currently accredited by the Department to modify their curricula with the addition of a module on COVID-19 and the related health disparities among populations at high-risk and underserved minority populations and rural communities. Both RFAs below include a maximum award amount and the number of possible awards. Proposals for both RFAs are due by March 10, 5:00 PM.

BPM028105: Community Health Worker Training Program Development, Accreditation, and Implementation. Please see the RFA for complete information.

BPM028117: Accredited Community Health Worker Certification Training Programs – COVID-19 Module Development, Implementation and Training. Please see the RFA for complete information.

Please email RFA questions to Tiffanie Powell at [email protected] and include the RFA identification number in the subject line.

This press release was provided by the Maryland Community Health Resources Commission.