Economic Impact Analysis Tool
The Economic Impact Analysis (EIA) tool shows how your community health project's spending on staff, supplies,
equipment, and other expenses benefits your community. The EIA Tool can be used by any community health
organization wanting to understand how its activities affect the community.
Learn About the Tool
Based on information you provide, this tool estimates the economic impact of grant program
investments on the local economy. These calculations help rural program grantees assess performance
and advocate for resources that contribute to program sustainability and improved healthcare for
Watch our 2-minute video to learn how
the EIA tool works.
Prepare to Use the EIA Tool
You will be asked to provide information about your project's spending over several different
categories. The tool calculates the economic impact based on your spending, the populations you
serve, and service locations.
EIA Worksheet to Track Spending
Use this optional form throughout your project period to keep track of spending.
Watch our 3-minute video for tips on how to
collect the project and spending information you'll need.
Create an Economic Impact Report
EIA Tool User Guide
for a detailed, step-by-step overview of how to create an economic impact report based on your
To use the EIA tool, you will need to log in to your RHIhub account.
Don't have a RHIhub account? Create your account now.
Watch our 2-minute
video to see how to enter your project spending and get an economic impact report.