DOL Announces $80M in Funding to Train Nurses, Nursing Educators

The U.S. Department of Labor announced a $80 million funding opportunity through its Nursing Expansion Grant Program to support nursing training programs designed to expand the pipeline of nursing professionals while advancing equity and creating pathways for workers to fill these jobs and improve the nation's health care system. Nonprofits, educational institutions and tribal organizations can apply for up to $6 million in funding to train current and former nurses to become nursing educators, as well as frontline health care workers to advance to nursing careers, until Jan. 6.