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News by Topic: Funding

Apr 23, 2019 - The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is offering a grant program for rural hospital networks to help increase access to obstetrics care in rural communities and to test new models of care. Since 2011, more than 150 communities lost access to maternal care services.
Source: Bloomberg Law
Apr 23, 2019 - The United Company Foundation is partnering with Virginia's osteopathic medical school to encourage physicians to practice in rural Southwest Virginia, offering scholarships in return for a service agreement.
Source: The Roanoke Times
Apr 23, 2019 - Announcement from the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) that applications for all three Rural e-Connectivity (Reconnect) Loan and Grant Program funding categories will begin accepting applications on April 23, 2019.
Source: Federal Register
Apr 22, 2019 - The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking public comment and burden estimates by June 21, 2019 on the Application for Federal Assistance SF 424 R&R forms which are used as an alternative to the Standard Form 424 data set as part of the federal grant proposal process.
Source: Federal Register
Apr 22, 2019 - The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking public comment and burden estimates by June 21, 2019 on the Application for Federal Assistance SF 424 form which is used as part of the federal grant proposal process.
Source: Federal Register
Apr 22, 2019 - The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking public comment and burden estimates by June 21, 2019 on the Project/Performance Site Location(s), Project Abstract, and Key Contacts forms, which are used as part of the federal grant proposal process.
Source: Federal Register
Apr 17, 2019 - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announces a formula for distributing funding to states to provide temporary housing for individuals recovering from substance use disorder as part of the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act (SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act). The formula identifies states with the highest, age-adjusted, overdose mortality rate and then adds additional weights based on unemployment and labor force participation.
Source: Federal Register
Apr 15, 2019 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering assistance to help counties in Iowa affected by flooding, including programs specific to rural communities.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Apr 12, 2019 - Notice from the Rural Utilities Service regarding changes made to the ReConnect Program as a result of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2019. The ReConnect program provides grants and loans to facilitate broadband development in rural areas. Changes include updates to the service area eligibility, data used in the broadband service mapping, and the definition of a broadband loan. The amendments go into effect April 12, 2019.
Source: Federal Register
Apr 10, 2019 - The Health Resources and Services Administration will be offering grants of up to $725,000 over a 3-year period to help expand or establish medication-assisted treatment (MAT) in rural areas. Rural Health Clinics, Critical Access Hospitals, small rural hospitals, tribal organizations, and Health Center Look-Alikes in rural areas are eligible to apply and must partner with at least two separate entities.
Source: Health Resources and Services Administration