Vulnerable Rural Hospitals Assistance Program
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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number:
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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The Vulnerable Rural Hospitals Assistance Program will
provide funding for a single entity to provide targeted
in-depth assistance to vulnerable rural hospitals within
communities that are struggling to maintain healthcare services.
The awardee will work with hospitals and their
communities to find ways to address economic challenges,
understand community health needs and resources, and work
to ensure hospitals and communities can keep needed care
Eligible applicants include domestic public or private
nonprofit entities, including faith-based and
community-based organizations, tribes, and tribal
Amount of funding
Award ceiling: $800,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 1
Links to the full announcement and online application
process are available through
To locate application instructions:
- Open the
- Click on the package tab.
- Choose to preview the opportunity package.
- Click on the button that says download
- Application instructions will be in your browser
Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Healthcare business and finance · Hospitals · Needs assessment methods and resources · Planning and strategy methods and resources
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