For healthcare employers and organizations

East Indiana AHEC offers an annual cycle of mini-grants to support professional development and community-oriented training for current health professionals in our region.  Applicants are usually health care provider organizations such as hospitals, clinics, and mental health centers seeking assistance in funding staff training to respond to health care needs in the communities they serve.  There is a local matching funds requirement for these grants.  Find out more about the current grant cycle, apply for a grant, and complete grant reporting requirements using the links below.


Examples of previous successful health professions mini-grant applications:

  • Suicide risk assessment training for ED staff in a hospital
  • Hypertension education for non-medical clinicians in a mental health center
  • Simulation training equipment for a hospital sim lab


23-24 Grant Applications Now Available - Rolling application review with awards of up to $2500





Conference & Continuing Ed Grants

For professional development activities of individual health professionals and instructors

Healthcare professionals working in the East Indiana AHEC region can apply for funding to offset the cost of registration for conferences, workshops, and similar continuing education / professional development courses and events relevant to their work.

Professors, instructors, and preceptors in health professions academic programs serving the East Indiana AHEC region as well as those in staff development roles at healthcare organizations are also eligible to apply for grants to help offset the cost of registration for conferences and workshops relevant to their teaching and staff development work.

The East Indiana AHEC region includes the following Indiana counties: Bartholomew, Dearborn, Decatur, Fayette, Franklin, Henry, Jennings, Jefferson, Ohio, Ripley, Rush, Switzerland, Union, and Wayne Counties.

Individuals may be awarded up to $500.00 to cover registration costs, sign-up fees, certification exams, and similar expenses related in participation to health professions conferences, workshops, and continuing education courses (limited to one award per person per year).

This is not a travel grant - funds cannot be used for expenses like mileage, hotels, or airline tickets.

Healthcare professionals and instructors are encouraged to apply using this webform.  The East Indiana AHEC team will review your application to ensure you meet eligibility requirements and will contact you via the email address you provide with an award decision.

You are welcome to email withwith questions prior to applying.