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Health Profession Opportunity Grants

$752,394,866

Total Assistance, FY 2008 to Present
Agency: ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Assistance Type: COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS (DISCRETIONARY GRANTS)
Popular Name: HPOG
CFDA Number
93.093

Objectives: HPOG provides grants to support demonstration projects that are designed to provide Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program recipients and other low-income individuals with the opportunity to obtain education and training for occupations in the health care field that pay well and are expected to either experience labor shortages or be in high demand. HPOG participants are given the opportunity to obtain higher education, training, and support services needed to secure positions that have opportunity for advancement and sustainability, ultimately leading these individuals on a pathway to financial self-sufficiency. HPOG grantees offer educational and training programs in a wide variety of healthcare occupations that result in an employer- or industry-recognized certificate or degree. Many programs have been designed as career pathways connecting progressive levels of education and training with employment opportunities.

 
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