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Arkansas Charitable Clinics Program

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Arkansas Department of Health, Arkansas Office of Rural Health & Primary Care
Feb 16, 2024

Daniel Ibinola


The Arkansas Charitable Clinics Program provides funding to assist charitable clinics in providing basic primary care, dental, pharmacy, optometry, and behavioral health services for free or at low cost to those persons unable to pay for medical care.

Funding may be used for items such as:

  • Prescription assistance
  • Equipment and supplies for lab testing; costs of referral labs done at hospitals
  • Diabetic testing equipment and supplies
  • Health education materials and supplies
  • X-Ray equipment and supplies
  • Medicaid application assistance
  • Dental equipment and supplies
  • Diagnostic tests and procedures
  • Behavioral health counseling
  • Maintenance and operations
  • Computer equipment and/or software and training
  • Health Information Technology and training
  • Optometry Services
  • Other services such as translation and transportation

In order to be eligible, a clinic must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a volunteer-based, safety-net healthcare organization located in Arkansas that provides a range of medical, dental, pharmacy, and/or behavioral health services to economically disadvantaged individuals who are predominately uninsured
  • Be a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt organization, or operate as a program component or affiliate of a 501 (c)(3) organization
  • Be fully operational and in good standing with Arkansas Department of Health at the time of application
  • Be a member of the Arkansas Association of Charitable Clinics and/or a member of the National Association of Free Clinics
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $45,000

A 25% in-kind match is required, and no state funds may be used.

Application process

Links to application instructions and the application packet are available on the program website.

Email completed applications to Daniel Ibinola.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Capital funding · Clinics · Health information technology · Health screening · Oral health · Primary care · Arkansas

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