Workforce Diversity Grants

National Workforce Diversity Pipeline Program (NWDP)

Grant Period: 2015-2020

The National Workforce Diversity Pipeline Program (NWDP) supports projects that develop innovative strategies to identify promising students in their first year of high school and provide them with a foundation to pursue successful careers in the health professions. The program seeks to address health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities by supporting networks of institutions focused on and with demonstrated commitment and capacity to establish pipeline programs to increase minority and disadvantaged students&rsquo, awareness and pursuit of careers in health care including behavioral health, and to increase the availability of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education programs. NWDP projects began August 1, 2015 through September 30, 2015 and will end July 31, 2020.

GranteesCityStateFunding Level
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee ValleyKnoxvilleTN$409,035
Curators of the University of Missouri on behalf of UMKCKansas CityMO$500,000
Choctaw Nation of OklahomaDurantOK$485,000
Delaware Technical Community CollegeWilmington DE$484,400
District 1199C Training & Upgrading FundPhiladelphiaPA$474,500
Howard UniversityWashingtonDC$500,000
Medgar Evers College/Research Foundation of CUNY (NY)Brooklyn NY$498,947
Mount Wachusett Community CollegeGardnerMA$450,000
Public Health InstituteOaklandCA$498,256
The Florida International University Board of TrusteesMiamiFL$493,377
University of CincinnatiCincinnatiOH$460,598
University of HawaiiHonoluluHI$399,874
University of South DakotaVermillionSD$446,671
Wake Forest University Health SciencesWinston-SalemNC$260,084
Total: $6,361,012