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HHS Awards Over $1 Billion to Combat the Opioid Crisis
Sep 19, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS) has awarded over $1 billion in support of HHS's five-point opioid strategy to address the opioid crisis, including $25.5 million for rural organizations. Discusses newly released data suggesting HHS's efforts in the opioid crisis are seeing progress at the national level.
Source: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
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USDA Partners to Improve Electric Infrastructure for More Than 347,000 Rural Americans Across 13 States
Sep 19, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $398.5 million through the Electric Infrastructure Loan Program to improve rural electric service in 13 states. This includes investments in smart grid technology to increase system efficiencies.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
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RHS: Notice of Solicitation of Applications for the Multifamily Preservation and Revitalization Demonstration Program Under Section 514, Section 515, and Section 516; Correction Federal Register
Sep 18, 2018 - Correction to the September 5, 2017 notice of solicitation of applications for the Multifamily Preservation and Revitalization (MPR) Demonstration Program to revise application due dates. Applications will now be accepted until April 30, 2019.
Source: Federal Register
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RBS: Notice of Solicitation of Applications for the Rural Energy for America Program for Federal Fiscal Year 2019; Correction Federal Register
Sep 17, 2018 - Corrected notice from USDA's Rural Business Cooperative Service related to the review sections of the FY 2019 Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) application process.
Source: Federal Register
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RUS: Telecommunications Program: Notice of availability of a Finding of No Significant Impact Federal Register
Sep 17, 2018 - Notice from the USDA Rural Utilities Services of a finding of no significant impact for a programmatic environmental assessment (PEA) of its Telecommunications Program. The PEA provides a broad analysis of the Agency's preliminary decisions and includes site-specific analysis for each project to be completed before funds are dispersed to applicants and prior to any construction.
Source: Federal Register
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USDA Partners to Improve Water and Wastewater Infrastructure for More than 442,000 Rural Americans Across 42 States
Sep 17, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the investment of $392 million through the Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant Program to help rebuild and improve rural water and wastewater infrastructure in 42 states. This funding will support 120 projects in communities with 10,000 or fewer residents.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
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RUS: Announcement of Disaster Assistance Grant Application Deadlines and Funding Levels Federal Register
Sep 12, 2018 - USDA's Rural Utilities Service announcement of supplemental funding available through the Water and Environmental Programs (WEP) grant to be used toward repairs of drinking water systems and sewer and solid waste disposal systems in areas impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. Applications will be accepted until funds are exhausted.
Source: Federal Register
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HHS Awards $21 Million to Support Health Center Participation in NIH’s All of Us Research Program
Sep 11, 2018 - The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded $221 million to 46 community health centers to support their participation in the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) All of Us Research Program. This program is a national effort to gather data from individuals from around the country to accelerate research and improve health by taking lifestyle, environmental, and biological factors into account.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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USDA Partners with Communities to Support Opioid Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Opportunities in Rural America
Sep 10, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $10.7 million to support opioid prevention, treatment, and recovery through the Community Facilities program. This funding will support 85 projects in 22 states.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
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When Seconds Count: One Funder's Work to Improve Stroke Outcomes in Rural America
Sep 10, 2018 - Highlights the philanthropic work of the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to expand and enhance stroke care in the upper Midwest, with a specific focus on their recent work in Nebraska. Stroke mortality in rural areas can be as much as 30% higher than in urban areas, but investments in these largely-rural states with longer emergency response time work to reduce this disparity.
Source: Inside Philanthropy
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