June 16 Deadline: CHW Agency Funding

The deadline is June 16 to apply for a new funding opportunity available for agencies that support local community health workers (CHWs) as part of a statewide initiative to identify opportunities that enable career and professional development for CHWs in Illinois.

The University of Illinois Cancer Center, on behalf of the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), will facilitate this Environmental Scan of Community Health Worker Assets (ENACT) working group to understand statewide efforts to support CHWs. Up to 12 agencies will be awarded between $16,000 – $30,000.

Application and Deadlines

Agencies who will leverage this opportunity to enhance their capacity for CHW professional development, training and support are strongly encouraged to apply.

The application deadline is June 16.


Awardees will be announced June 28 and the project begins June 30.

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