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Georgia Dual Track Rural Hospital Support Grant for Hospital Stabilization or Graduate Medical Education

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Georgia Department of Community Health, Georgia State Office of Rural Health
Dec 28, 2023

The Georgia State Office of Rural Health will provide grants for rural hospitals under 2 funding tracks.

Track 1: Hospital stabilization

  • Option 1.1
    • Healthcare access and/or expansion
    • Recruitment and retention
    • Reduce existing debt
  • Option 1.2
    • Waste reduction
    • Internal labor cost reduction
    • Increase volume and throughput
    • Address growth and revenue leakage
    • Rapid budget variance response

Track 2: Graduate medical education

  • Option 2.1
    • Program improvement/expansion
    • Spatial improvement/expansion
    • Program staffing and administration
    • Marketing and recruitment
  • Option 2.2
    • Hire consultants for feasibility study, program planning, and/or completion of application
    • Hire financial consultants to evaluate program costs, develop a budget, and secure funding for the program
    • Salary support for program director, coordinator, and/or other required program staff
    • Other administrative or institutional costs associated with application requirements

To be considered eligible, the applicant must:

  1. Be located within the counties designated as rural as defined in the Rural Hospital Organization Assistance Act of 2017 or a county with a Critical Access Hospital
  2. Be in good standing to conduct business with the Department of Community Heath and State Office of Rural Health
  3. Be listed on the Rural Hospital Tax Credit (RHTC) 2023 Ranking of Financial Need
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $1,000,000
Award floor: $250,000
Project period: Up to 2 years
Estimated number of awards: 15

Application process

A link to the application instructions is available on the program website.

Email completed applications to

Tagged as
Access · Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Critical Access Hospitals · Governance of healthcare organizations · Graduate medical education · Healthcare business and finance · Hospitals · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Georgia

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