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Texas Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program (SHIP)

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.

Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas State Office of Rural Health
Oct 18, 2022


A list of regional coordinators is provided in the application instructions.


The Texas Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program (SHIP) helps small rural hospitals of 49 beds or less with their quality improvement efforts and with their adaptation to changing payment systems through investments in hardware, software, and related trainings.

Activities should:

  • Support improved data collection to facilitate quality reporting and improvement
  • Support the development or basic tenets of accountable care organizations (ACOs) or shared savings programs
  • Improve hospital financial processes

Eligible applicants are small hospitals with 49 beds or less located in a rural area of Texas.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

The estimated maximum budget is $13,011 per hospital.

Application process

A link to the application instructions is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Accountable Care Organizations · Health information technology · Health workforce education and training · Hospitals · Reimbursement and payment models · Service delivery models · Texas

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