North Carolina State Designated Rural Health Centers Support Grants
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North Carolina Office of Rural Health
The North Carolina Office of Rural Health provides
funding for state-designated rural health centers which
provide access to underserved populations who would
otherwise be unable to receive needed primary care
services due to geographic, economic, or other barriers.
The program supports the development of sustainable
models of care and partnerships with community-based
organizations to secure access to transportation, food,
housing, and personal violence resources.
Funding may be used for:
Medical Access Plan (MAP) - Assists
North Carolina residents that cannot afford primary
healthcare coverage by providing reimbursement for the
following medically necessary onsite, face-to-face
encounters: x-rays, in-house labs, surgery, practice
provider services, prophylaxis, and telemedicine.
Behavioral Health (BH) Funds Assists
North Carolina residents that cannot afford behavioral
health and mental health counseling services by
providing reimbursement for on-site, face-to-face
behavioral health encounters with the following
providers: licensed social workers, advanced practice
registered nurses, and psychiatrists.
Operating/Infrastructure Funds support
operations that provide access to primary care for the
population in the service area through the creation of
systems and processes that promote organizational
Funding preferences for each award category can be found
in the application
Applicants eligible to become new state-designated rural
health centers (SDRHC) are 501(c)(3) nonprofit,
community-owned organizations that are not currently
funded through an NC Office of Rural Health SDRHC grant
and that seek to serve a rural, underserved service area
and uninsured target population with one or more
permanent service delivery site(s).
Current North Carolina Office of Rural Health
state-designated rural health centers may apply as
Amount of funding
The maximum total for each grant award is dependent upon
demonstrated need at the rural health center and is
contingent upon funding availability.
The project period is one year, with the option to renew
for a year 2.
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