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North Carolina Rural Health Center Special Projects 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.

North Carolina Office of Rural Health
Oct 20, 2023

Justin Kearley
Regions 1 and 2

Beth Blaise
Regions 3 and 5

Kim McNeil
Regions 4 and 6

Dorothea Brock
Program Manager


The North Carolina Rural Health Center Special Projects Grant provides funding to help healthcare facilities to increase access to care in rural communities with a focus on:

  • Primary and behavioral healthcare services
  • Improved clinical quality measures such as a1c, smoking cessation, blood pressure, depression, and BMI
  • Use of social determinants of health screening tools to support non-clinical improvements to health

Eligibility requirements:

  • Rural determination
  • Health Professional Shortage Area determination
  • Unmet need as a percentage of population served
  • Provision of primary health care services to all individuals in the defined service area regardless of ability to pay
  • County distress ranking or Tier 1 or 2
  • Proof that the organization holds an active 501(c)(3) status
  • Ability to provide access to primary healthcare services to all individuals in the defined service area regardless of ability to pay
  • Enrolled eligible providers in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement program

Nonprofit CMS Rural Health Clinics are encouraged to apply.

Geographic coverage
North Carolina
Amount of funding

Award amounts are not stated. The total grant award is dependent upon documented and demonstrated need at the organization and is contingent upon funding availability.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the budget attachment are available on the program website.

Use the online form to request a link to the application.

Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health conditions · Healthcare facilities · Primary care · Rural Health Clinics · Social determinants of health · North Carolina

Organizations (1)

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