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$22.5M Available in Grant Funding to Increase Training in Statewide Healthcare

By Chelsea Murray, on March 29th, 2023


Are you a New York State (NYS) nursing home, diagnostic & treatment center, or general hospital? If yes, you are eligible to apply for the New York State Department of Health’s (NYSDOH) $22,500,000 of grant funding available for increasing training capacity in statewide healthcare facilities in NYS. Learn more here.


Up to $22.5 million, per year, is currently available under this funding. Awards will provide up to $1,000,000 per year for two years to eligible healthcare facilities. The two-year contract term will run from October 1, 2023, to September 30, 2025.

The funding is to be used on the following deemed eligible expenses:

  • Costs to recruit, hire, and maintain new staff who can provide training programs;
  • Costs to develop new and innovative training programs;
  • Costs to providing compensation to workers covering for staff who are attending training;
  • Costs related to providing paid compensation for staff who are attending training;
  • Costs related to conducting training (by facility employees or contractors)

Examples of ineligible expenses included:

  • Executive or administrative salaries
  • Travel expenses
  • Meals or refreshments for trainers or staff being trained

**This funding cannot be used to supplant existing resources.


The due date for all applications is April 19, 2023, at 4:00pm. You are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. NYSDOH will review responses in the order in which they are received. Awardees will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis if your response meets the requirements of the solicitation of interest.


Applications are to be emailed to Required attachments:

  • Attachment 1 – NYS Operating Certificate for Article 28 provider
  • Attachment 2 – Application Form
  • Attachment 3 – Project Proposal
  • Attachment 4 – Budget Proposal

**Must be sent in one email with each required attachment as individual .pdf documents


The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on the healthcare industry and these funds are intended to rebuild and grow the healthcare workforce and strengthen the healthcare system. This program is designed with the goal of supporting healthcare facilities to prepare, mentor, and train a steady pipeline of high-quality healthcare professionals.

If you need further guidance or have any questions on this topic, we are here to help. Please do not hesitate to reach out to discuss your specific situation.

This material has been prepared for general, informational purposes only and is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for, tax, legal or accounting advice. Should you require any such advice, please contact us directly. The information contained herein does not create, and your review or use of the information does not constitute, an accountant-client relationship.

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