CPCA compiles information about grant and funding opportunities for California's community clinics and health centers.  

Listings are updated on a regular basis and include information about funding from both public and private sources.  If you'd like to request a Letter of Support from CPCA for a grant application, please complete the Letter of Support Request Form .


Small Business Administration Coronavirus Relief Programs
Relief funding programs from the federal agency include the Paycheck Protection Program, Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance, Express Bridge Loans, and Debt Relief. These opportunities are ongoing. For more information, click here

FEMAs Public Assistance Program

Eligible emergency protective measures taken to respond to the COVID-19 emergency at the direction or guidance of public health officials' may be reimbursed under Category B of the FEMA Public Assistance program. Health centers can apply through the Cal OES Recovery Section who act as the grantee for FEMA's Public Assistance program. Learn more and apply here

CA State Private Nonprofit Organizations Assistance Program

This Program allows eligible applications to receive state assistance for extraordinary costs incurred while providing assistance at the request of local agencies during a state disaster event. CalOES was designated as the grantor for this program. Learn more and apply here

USAC Rural Health Care Program

Grants to USA nonprofit healthcare providers to improve and upgrade communications technology. Funding is intended to support health service providers and improve their ability to offer quality medical care through increased connectivity. The program provides reduced rates to rural health care providers (HCPs) for telecommunications and voice services for the use of telemedicine and telehealth. Eligible services are discounted at the difference in cost between urban and rural areas in each state. Learn More and apply here.


CPCA is sharing this list of the most up-to-date comprehensive regional funding opportunities that may help your health center navigate these unprecedented times. This list is for your convenience and information only, please contact the foundations directly for further details. For more information, click here



National Center for American Indian Health Professions Pre-Admissions Workshops
The American Indian and Alaska Native population suffers from the worst health disparities when compared to all other ethnic groups in the United States. The goal of the American Indian/Alaska Native Pre-Admission Workshop (PAW) is to promote the health of Indian Country by increasing the number of AI/AN health care employees. The workshops will help attendees navigate their choice of medical school application process, strengthen their applications, and expand their professional network.

American Indian and Alaskan Natives who are recent college graduates or current students in high school, community college, or undergraduate may apply for this three-day workshop to prepare admission to medical school. 

Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, August 24, 2022. 

California Community Reinvestment Grants Program

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is excited to announce that the California Community Reinvestment Grants (CalCRG) program Grant Solicitation for Fiscal Year 2022-23 is now available! For CalCRG program funding amounts, eligibility, and the application process, please review the Fiscal Year 2022-23 Grant Solicitation at www.business.ca.gov/CalCRG.

The first phase of the application process must be completed no later than Thursday, September 15, 2022, at 4:59pm. Apply via ca.gov.

Train New Trainers (TNT) Primary Care Psychiatry (PCP) Fellowship
The TNT PCP Fellowship is a year-long clinical education program for primary care providers who wish to receive advanced training in primary care psychiatry. The program’s primary goal is to provide mentorship and teaching in primary care psychiatry. 

The TNT PCP Fellowship Scholarship application opened on April 1, 2022, and closes on Friday, October 21, 2022. For more information view, TNT PCP Fellowship Scholarship  or please contact Kamilah McGuire at krmcguir@hs.uci.edu

Advanced Practice Healthcare Scholarship Program
HCAI is now accepting applications for the Advanced Practice Healthcare Scholarship Program! It offers up to $25,000 in scholarships to increase the number of appropriately trained healthcare professionals providing direct patient care in a qualified facility in California, including CHCs.

Apply via ca.gov by Monday, October 31st at 3pm.

Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program
HCAI is now accepting applications for the Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program! This program is geared towards increasing the number of appropriately trained allied healthcare professionals providing direct patient care in a qualified facility in California, such as CHCs.

Applications must be submitted by Monday, October 31, 2022 at 3pm (need to be currently accepted or enrolled into an eligible Allied Healthcare Program).


The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) may provide letters of support for organizations in California applying to federal grants. If you are applying for a federal grant and would like to receive a letter of support from DHCS, you can submit a request to calsorh@dhcs.ca.gov.

Note that DHCS may choose not to provide letters for certain grant opportunities. In those situations, you should include documentation in your proposal showing that you submitted a request but were unable to secure a letter.


The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), which serves as California’s Primary Care Office, offers letters of support for organizations in California applying to federal grants.  If you are applying for a federal grant and would like to receive a letter of support from OSHPD, follow these guidelines:

  • Submit request via email to HCRWorkforce@oshpd.ca.gov
  • Email subject: Provide funding opportunity number [Letter of Support, “FOA #”]8
  • Email body: Provide funding opportunity title, number and application’s deadline
  • Email attachment: In a separate Word document, provide abstract information on your project.
  • At least 15 business days advanced notice is required. OSHPD suggests allowing 2-3 weeks for turnaround time.

OSHPD also has access to and knowledge of various data points to support proposal development:

  • Census data on Medical Study Service Areas
  • Medically Underserved Area/Medically Underserved Population designations
  • National Health Service Corps provider data from HRSA Data Warehouse
  • Health Profession Shortage Area FTE
  • J-1 Visa Waiver data available through DHCS contact
  • Clinics financial/utilization
  • Health outcome measures, including preventable hospitalizations as indicators of access to community based primary and preventative care
  • Licensing Board data on certain provider supply by County
  • Health Professions Education Programs location information
  • Research briefs and literature reviews on topics that impact California's healthcare workforce
  • Send your specific data request via email to HCRWorkforce@oshpd.ca.gov



If you have questions or need more information, please contact grants@cpca.org