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PH Workforce Funding Opportunity - Application Deadline March 1, 2023

  • 1.  PH Workforce Funding Opportunity - Application Deadline March 1, 2023

    Posted 30 days ago

    Reminder to submit your application for funding, deadline March 1, 2023. 

    This opportunity provides funding for up to 40 hours of staff time a week, or 1 full time equivalent (FTE) position, at up to 30 Montana County and Tribal health departments. These positions will help health departments meet requirements of Montana Code Annotated (MCA) Title 50 Health and Safety, deliver Foundational Public Health Services and/or continue COVID-19 Pandemic response and recovery.

    This is a competitive opportunity and awardees will be selected based on the following:
    1) Complete application submitted to the Montana PH System Improvement Office before March 1, 2023 12:00pm MST.
    2) Description of position duties related to continued COVID-19 Pandemic response and recovery, Foundational PH Services, and/or MCA Title 50. For existing supplemental positions losing funding, describe the benefit of continuing the position.
    3) Description of how the position addresses diversity and inclusioncommunity health equity, and/or community Social Determinants of Health.
    4) Description of how this position will strengthen the delivery of the Foundational Public Health Services identified for your jurisdiction.
    5) Priority will be given to continuing positions already funded by the State as part of COVID-19 Pandemic response and recovery.

    This funding is provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) OE22-2203: Strengthening U.S. Public Health Infrastructure, Workforce, and Data Systems grant supported by the American Rescue Plan Act . Ongoing support for this activity is contingent on continued funding from the CDC. Funding for selected health departments will begin July 1, 2023. DPHHS will issue quarterly reimbursement payments starting in October 2023 based on actual expenses as verified by financial documents.

    Applications due March 1st, 2023
    Notice of Award announcement March 31, 2023
    Revised/updated budget due April 12, 2023
    Task Orders sent May 5, 2023
    Funding begins July 1st, 2023
    Funding ends June 30th, 2027

    Application for WF Supplemental Positions

    Webinar recordings, FAQ, and other resources available in the PHSIO: Strengthening Public Health Systems Community Library. For any questions or assistance, please contact Allison Scheeler at


    Allison Scheeler
    PH Workforce Development Coord
    Billings MT