This page curates policy documents and other resources that are the foundation of H-1B Rural Healthcare grant activities.  It includes the Funding Opportunity Announcement and its amendment, policy clarifications distributed by DOL-ETA, as well as the new grantee orientation.  

It also provides project descriptions and grantee abstracts describing the scope of the activities of 17 Rural Healthcare grantees. This page will be updated as DOL issues new policy guidance. Click on the related content to find these resources.

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)
This is the announcement for the H-1B Rural Healthcare Grant Program - FOA-ETA 20-12.

FOA ETA 20-12 (Amendment 1)

This is Amendment 1 to the FOA-ETA-20-12.  The amendment, published on October 20, 2020, modifies language from Section I.D, Section III.A, Section IV.B.4.b), Section IV.C., Section IV.C.1., Section IV.C.2.b), and Section V.B.1.

H-1B Rural Healthcare Grantee Abstracts

The U.S. Department of Labor awarded 17 H-1B Rural Healthcare grants to the following types of entities: a healthcare industry/occupation association; nonprofit healthcare organizations affiliated with hospitals and other medical facilities; a Primary Care Association designated by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA); Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) State or Local Workforce Development Boards; and a Native American Program entityHere is a summary overview of the grant program, list of all Rural Healthcare awardees, and their submitted grant abstracts included in their statements of work.

H-1B Rural Healthcare Grantee Orientation
This webinar provides new grantees information about their H-1B Rural Healthcare grants and covers the following topics: Grant Program Overview; Federal Team Introductions; Grants Management: Award Package Overview; Grant Modifications; Performance Reporting Guidance; and Communication Methods.