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National Rural Health Day Community Stars

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
National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
Deadlines
Aug 1, 2022
Contact
Purpose

The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) Community Stars program honors individuals, coalitions, and organizations working in and serving rural communities and supporting rural health collaboration, communication, education, or innovation. Community Stars are featured in an electronic publication that is released on National Rural Health Day each year.

Nominees should meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Cultivate a vital, innovative rural health landscape and infrastructure 
  • Develop leadership capacity to grow rural population health and health equity
  • Build capacity for rural data-driven program planning and decision making 
  • Contribute to rural health innovation, education, collaboration, and communication 

Past Community Stars have included rural health physicians, nurses, other healthcare providers, hospital administrators, board members, volunteers, health clinic personnel, first responders, and others promoting health and wellness through a civic or community organization.

Eligibility

Eligible recipients are individuals and organizations currently working and serving rural communities.

Any person with a close connection to the nominee and is familiar with his/her rural health work is eligible to submit a nomination.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

These awards are honorary. Community Stars are featured in an electronic publication that is released on National Rural Health Day each year. NOSORH actively shares news about Community Stars with media and social media outlets.

Application process

Submit the nomination form linked from the program website when applications are being accepted.

2021 Community Stars

2020 Community Stars

Tagged as
Leadership

Organizations (1)

  • National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health, view details



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