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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Closures of healthcare facilities and services

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

California Distressed Hospital Loan Program
Interest free cash flow loans for nonprofit and public hospitals in California that are in significant financial distress (or to governmental entities representing a closed hospital). Funding is designed to prevent the closure of, or facilitate the reopening of, those hospitals.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Health Facilities Financing Authority
Targeted Technical Assistance for Rural Hospitals Program
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.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Center for Optimizing Rural Health, Texas A&M University Rural and Community Health Institute
Georgia Rural Hospital Stabilization Grant Program (RHSGP) Inactive
Grants to stabilize and strengthen the financial base of rural hospitals in Georgia. The program goal is to reduce the number of closures that may be a result of financial stress created by loss of market share, under-utilization or inappropriate utilization of services, or other variables that can be identified and addressed through a focused, intentional assessment and intervention.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: May 15, 2023
Sponsors: Georgia Department of Community Health, Georgia State Office of Rural Health
Targeted Technical Assistance for Rural Hospitals Program Inactive
Funding for a single entity to provide targeted in-depth assistance to vulnerable rural hospitals within communities that are struggling to maintain healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 7, 2023
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services