Workforce Education and Training (WET) Psychiatric Education Capacity Expansion (PECE) Psychiatry Residency Grant Program

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Closed (3 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
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To increase the supply of psychiatrists and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners (PMHNPs) trained to work in the local public mental health system (PMHS).


The grantee(s) shall train psychiatry residents and fellows training in the Public Mental Health System (PMHS), including, but not limited to, adding PMHS psychiatry residency/fellowship slots to an existing psychiatry residency/fellowship program, recruiting residents and/or fellows who can provide care consistent with the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) vision and values, recruiting culturally diverse residents and/or fellows who can provide culturally competent care, increasing the number of hours psychiatry residents and/or fellows train in the PMHS, and providing clinical supervision that leads to Board of Psychiatry and Neurology certification.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Public Agency

The PMHS is publicly-funded mental health programs/services and entities administered, in whole or in part, by state departments or counties.  Entities may include public and/or community-based organizations (CBOs) and institutions.  It does not include programs and/or services administered, in whole or in part by federal, state, county, or private correctional entities or programs, or services provided in correctional facilities.

Eligible Geographies:

Programs must be located in the state of California.

Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
September 1, 2020
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
2 months and 1 week

Funding Details

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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
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).
  • Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

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


For questions about this grant, contact:
Workforce Education and Training Program, 1-916-326-3700,