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Alaska Premera Rural Health Care Grant

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.

Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, Rasmuson Foundation, The Alaska Community Foundation
Oct 21, 2021


The Premera Rural Health Care Grant provides funding for projects that help to provide access to quality healthcare in rural Alaska communities as demonstrated by evidenced-based research.

Preference will be given to projects that:

  • Result in stronger outreach or programming to rural communities
  • Demonstrate accountability, cultural sensitivity, and unify communities
  • Are politically neutral and environmentally sound
  • Empower the disadvantaged or underserved
  • Are collaborative and show community support
  • Demonstrate 100% board financial giving to the organization and have identified other financial support for the project

Eligible organizations include:

  • Community health centers
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Alaska Native organization and tribal government operated clinics and/or hospitals
  • Critical access hospitals
  • Sole community hospitals

Applicants must be based in rural and remote locations of Alaska. Applicants must have either 501(c)(3) status and classified as a "not a private foundation" under section 509(a) of the tax code, or be a unit of local government.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $100,000 for a 1-year project period.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss their project with Alaska Community Foundation staff prior to submission of an application.

Tagged as
Access · Clinics · Critical Access Hospitals · Culture and cultural competency · Healthcare facilities · Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Sole Community Hospitals · Alaska

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