Research Report Health Profession Opportunity Grants 2.0: Year One Annual Report
Kelly S. Mikelson, Neil Damron, Pamela J. Loprest
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This report describes the first year of the second round of the Health Profession Opportunity Grants Program (“HPOG2.0”). HPOG2.0 provides education and training to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families recipients and other low-income individuals for healthcare occupations that pay well and are in high demand. The Administration for Children and Families of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded this second round of five-year grants in 2015. HPOG2.0 grants were made to 32 grantees across 21 states, including five tribal organizations. In the first year of the HPOG2.0 Program, the grantees enrolled over 5,000 participants.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Education Health and health care Wealth and financial well-being Neighborhoods, cities, and metros Families
Tags Economic well-being Employment and income data Beyond high school: education and training
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center