Funding Opportunity for MRC Teams

Monday February 14, 2022

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is accepting applications for the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) COVID-19 Respond, Innovate, Sustain, and Equip (RISE) Awards.

The MRC COVID-19 RISE awards are intended to provide resources to the MRC network to support COVID-19 response efforts. These awards will prioritize building capacity for the MRC to respond, innovate to evolving requirements, sustain staffing requirements, and equip MRC units or state coordinators with resources needed to support their mission.

Awards are available at three tier levels, with approximately 350 total awards available to MRC units and MRC state coordinators:

Tier 1: $25,000
Tier 2: $50,000
Tier 3: $75,000

Applications are open until Friday, March 4, 2022, 11:59 PM ET. All necessary information regarding the program and application process may be found on the NACCHO website at For additional information contact the NACCHO MRC Team at