The Health Careers Exploration Program

Portal ID:
8642
Status:
Closed
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:
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Details

Purpose:

The Health Careers Exploration Program supports and encourages underrepresented and disadvantaged
individuals to pursue health careers in order to develop a more culturally and linguistically competent healthcare workforce.

Description:

The Health Careers Exploration Program (HCEP) has two awards categories, i.e., Category A and Category B.  Award Category A: Health Career Conferences and/or Workshop focuses on introducing participants to a wide variety of health career options by offering health “career fair” experiences and/or workshops.  Eligible programs must support a minimum of 100 participants.  The awards are $12,000 for Award Category A, and $20,000 for Award Category A with a focus on behavioral health and/or geriatric health careers (at least 50 percent).  Award Category B: Hands-On Experience in Healthcare Award Category B focuses on direct exposure of participants to one or more health careers through hands-on experience that includes direct interaction with healthcare professionals in real or simulated healthcare settings.  Eligible programs must support a minimum of 50 participants and offer hands on experience over a period of days or weeks.  The awards are $15,000 for Award Category B, and $25,000 for Award Category B with a focus on behavioral health and/or geriatric
health careers (at least 50 percent).

 

 

 

 

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency

Only organizations may apply.

Eligible Geographies:

Organizations must be located in California.

Important Dates

Application deadline The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantor.
Expected award announcement The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
March 30, 2022
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
One month

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$2,200,000
Expected number of awards A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Estimated amount per award Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Letter of Intent Required? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Yes ( see Description for details )
Requires Matched Funding? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
No
Funding Source: The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State
Funding Method: The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Advances & Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
1-916-326-3700, HCTP@hcai.ca.gov