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Alaska Rural Health Care Fund

Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, Rasmuson Foundation, The Alaska Community Foundation
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis


The Rural Health Care Fund provides grants 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 located in rural and either have 501(c)(3) status and classified as a "not a private foundation" under section 509(a) of the tax code, or units of government, such as a city or tribal government.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $100,000.

Application process

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

Tagged as
Access · Clinics · Critical Access Hospitals · Cultural competency · Healthcare facilities · Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Sole Community Hospitals · Alaska

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