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North Carolina Farmworker Health Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsor
North Carolina Office of Rural Health
Deadlines
Feb 6, 2018
Contact

Ann Watson
919.527.6470
ann.watson@dhhs.nc.gov

Elizabeth F. Lambar
919.527.6455
elizabeth.freeman@dhhs.nc.gov

Purpose

The North Carolina Farmworker Health Program provides funding to increase access to primary and preventive healthcare services for migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families in North Carolina.

Preference will be given to applicants applying for enabling (outreach and case management), medical, behavioral health, and/or dental services based on the following criteria:

  • Demonstrates a need for increased healthcare services for migrant and seasonal farmworkers in their communities
  • Demonstrates capacity to effectively provide high quality, culturally sensitive, patient-centered services
  • Proposes an efficient strategy that utilizes local resources and responds to healthcare gaps that the farmworker population faces
Eligibility

Agencies currently receiving federal migrant health center funding (330g) will not be considered for funding. Applications will be accepted from:

  • Health Departments
  • Rural Health Centers
  • Hospitals
  • Community Health Centers
  • Free Clinics
  • Nonprofit organizations
Geographic coverage
North Carolina
Amount of funding

The North Carolina Office of Rural Health is anticipating the receipt of federal funds to increase access to primary and preventive health care services for migrant and seasonal farmworkers. Awards will depend on the availability of funds. Guidance for each budget line item is provided in the application instructions.

Application process

Links to the application and required forms are available on the program website.

There are different submission requirements for new and renewal applicants. Email submissions to Elizabeth Freeman Lambar.

Tagged as
Access · Clinics · Cultural competency · Healthcare facilities · Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Migrants · North Carolina



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