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Grant Programs

           Be the change you want to see            in your community

                     Apply for a health equity grant.

We believe health equity is the opportunity for everyone to reach optimal health. We support PAs and students in taking a leadership role in their response to health inequities by funding projects that reduce health disparities or increase health care access. 

 

Be the Change Grant:

(Funding available)

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Apply for up to $1,000 to Create Health Access Now for Greater Equity. This grant is intended to encourage and facilitate PA volunteerism and service-learning for the delivery of patient education and care. Certified PAs, PA organizations (accredited educational programs and constituent organizations), and PA students working with a PA faculty member at an accredited PA program may apply. Applications are reviewed as received until all funds are expended. View the RFP.

  



 

 

 

Make a big impact in mental health.

Apply for a mental health grant.

Millions of lives are impacted by mental health conditions and substance use disorders. The nccPA Health Foundation believes passionately that systemic change is possible by advancing the roles of PAs and strengthening partnerships to address these conditions. Our goals are to equip PAs to design and execute outreach activities that leverage their mental health knowledge and skills and to raise awareness of models where PAs bridge system gaps in addressing these needs.

 

Community Outreach Grant:

(Funding available)

Apply for up to $1,000 for a PA-led project that raises awareness of mental health needs, promotes prevention, and fosters education and treatment. Applicants are encouraged to consider the needs of all populations, especially vulnerable and underserved populations. Certified PAs, PA organizations (accredited educational programs or constituent organizations), and PA students working with PA faculty may apply. Grants are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis until all funds are expended. View the RFP.

Make a big impact in oral health care.

Apply for an oral health grant.

We believe PAs in all disciplines can help bridge healthcare gaps by addressing the oral health needs of every patient. We offer two grants to equip PAs with knowledge and skills to expand the capacity of the oral health workforces. Our goal is to foster recognition of oral health as an essential part of overall health and ultimately to increase access and to reduce disparities. We encourage applicants to build new relationships with community stakeholders to reach the most vulnerable and underserved populations.

 

Community Outreach Grant:

(Funding available)

Apply for up to $500 to design and implement a PA-led project that advances oral health awareness, prevention and treatment. Certified PAs, PA faculty at accredited PA programs or PA students working with PA faculty may apply. View the RFP.

 

Research Integration Grant:

(Funding available)

Apply for up to $3,000 to integrate oral health into your PA program curriculum or clinical practice and evaluate your strategies. PA faculty at accredited PA programs and clinically-practicing PAs may apply. View the full RFP.

Grants are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis until all funds are expended. These activities are part of the PA Leadership Initiative in Oral Health and were originally supported by the National Interprofessional Initiative in Oral Health (NIIOH) with funding from the DentaQuest Foundation and Arcora Foundation and are now fully funded by the nccPA Health Foundation.