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Thirty six Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) Grants are available of an estimated average of $287,000 each. Applications are due by January 21, 2011.
Grants are available for projects to strengthen and enhance the capacity for nurse education, practice and retention to address the nursing shortage. Applicants must select and focus on one of the nine purposes in the grant application. The Education priority area includes Purpose E1) expanding enrollment in baccalaureate nursing programs; Purpose E2)developing and implementing internship and residency programs to encourage mentoring and the development of specialties; and, Purpose E3) providing education in new technologies, including distance learning methodologies.
The Practice priority area includes Purpose P1)estblishing or expanding nursing practice arrangements in non-institutional settings to demonstrate methods to improve access to primary health care in medically underserved communities; Purpose P2)providing care for underserved populations and other high-risk groups; Purpose P3)providing managed care, quality improvement, and other skills needed to practice in existing and emerging organized health care systems; and, Purpose P4)developing cultural competencies among nurses.
The Retention priority area includes Purpose R1)career ladder bridge programs which promote career advancement for registered nurses and nursing personnel; and, Purpose R2)enhancing patient care delivery systems through improving the retention of registered nurses and enhancing patient care.
My grant writing specialty is health care and medical education. Let me know if your organization could use help in applying for these funds!