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Technical Assistance for Small, Rural, Vulnerable Hospitals

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.

Center for Optimizing Rural Health, Texas A&M University Rural and Community Health Institute
Oct 31, 2019

The Texas A and M University Rural and Community Health Institute provides targeted technical assistance for rural hospitals to improve quality of care, maintain access to care, and address the challenges that are unique to small hospitals and the towns they serve. Assistance may be on-site and/or remote.

Common technical assistance support requests include:

  • Finance challenges
  • Community engagement
  • Hospital board challenges
  • Grant writing

Eligible participants are short-term, non-federal general facilities:

  • Located outside Metropolitan Core Based Statistical Areas
  • Located within Metropolitan areas in locations with Rural-Urban Commuting Area (RUCA) codes of 4 or greater
  • Facilities in any location participating in Medicare as Critical Access Hospitals
  • Operated by tribes and tribal organizations

Entities already receiving HRSA funding are ineligible. SHIP and FLEX program participants may apply.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

This is a technical assistance opportunity. 30 hospitals are selected each year to participate.

Application process

A link to the online application portal is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Access · Capital funding · Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Fundraising · Governance of healthcare organizations · Grant writing · Healthcare business and finance · Healthcare facilities · Healthcare quality · Hospitals

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