Proposals being accepted for nurse grant program

Sigma Theta Tau International Foundation for Nursing announced it is accepting proposals for the $20,000 Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)/American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Evidence-Based Practice Implementation Grant Program, which is the largest single grant available through the foundation.

Window closing on preferred treatment for applicants seeking $100,000 in 'innovation' grants


The LeadingAge Innovations Fund is looking to give up to $100,000 in grant money to provider members that have developed innovative programs that can demonstrably improve conditions for residents, families, caregivers and other stakeholders in the eldercare care community. Applications will be accepted until Oct. 30, but preferential treatment will be given to applications received by Sept. 30, officials said. A matching pledge worth up to $50,000 from The New Courtland Foundation pumped the funds available up to $100,000. The stipends will be awarded in increments of up to $25,000 in the first year.

Feds make millions available for assisted living facility conversion


The federal government has made $25 million in grant money available for applicants who want to convert multifamily apartment complexes into assisted living communities for low-income seniors.

Obama administration offers up $1 billion for hiring and training healthcare workers

The Obama administration announced Monday the availability of $1 billion in grants for innovative healthcare organizations and projects that can train and hire workers quickly.

Analysis: Long-term care could lose billions with block grants; funding answers available

Analysis: Long-term care could lose billions with block grants; funding answers available

The long-term care industry would be the third-most impacted healthcare field if state Medicaid funding is converted into block grants, according to a new analysis from Bloomberg News.