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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Capital funding

Community Facilities Direct Loan Program Guidance Book for Applicants
Describes the Community Facilities Direct Loan program, designed to help develop essential community facilities located in rural areas to serve rural people. Provides an overview of the program and includes information on eligibility determination, the pre-application process, the application process and underwriting, and closings and construction.
Date: 09/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: USDA Rural Development
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Community Health Center Financing: The Role of Medicaid and Section 330 Grant Funding Explained
Describes the two main sources of funds, Medicaid and Section 330 grant funding, that enable community health centers to provide healthcare services for underserved rural and urban populations in the U.S. Discusses Medicaid's special payment rules for community health centers, the role of Section 330 funding, and the expansion of community health centers due to funding increases.
Author(s): Sara Rosenbaum, Jessica Sharac, Peter Shin, Jennifer Tolbert
Date: 03/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Health Care Capital Expenditures in Minnesota - A Data Short Take
Provides an overview of healthcare expenditures in Minnesota. Includes information on spending by commitment size, provider type, and project type. Covers capital expenditures data by distribution and type of service for rural and urban areas in Minnesota from 2007 through 2016.
Date: 03/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Health Economics Program Minnesota Department of Health
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Leveraging Private Capital For Underserved Communities and Individuals: A Look Into Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs)
Recording of a U.S. House hearing on the role of private community development financial institutions in rural and underserved communities. Addresses how they support economic development, health facility expansions, access to healthy foods, and more. Includes testimony from United Bank, Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs, the Center for Community Investment, and IFF.
Additional links: Annie Donovan Testimony, Joe Neri Testimony
Date: 02/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: House Committee on Appropriations
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Map to Prosperity
Discusses the potential of broadband's affects on the rural economy, especially for farming operations and small businesses. Describes broadband access in rural areas. Includes rural versus urban comparisons for rural broadband access and funding and technical assistance programs to increase broadband adoption.
Author(s): Johnathan Hladik
Date: 10/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Rural Affairs
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A Year of Impact: Fiscal Year 2017 Year in Review
Summary of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund's achievements in 2017, increasing capital and financial services in urban, rural, and underserved areas, including funding for healthcare facilities. Features statistics on funding allocations, community investment, employment, and real estate.
Date: 03/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, U.S. Department of Treasury
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USDA Rural Development: 2016 Progress Report
Highlights the investments U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development (RD) has made to promote community and economic development in 2016, many of which impact the overall health and safety of rural Americans. Provides state-by-state statistics, funding totals for RD programs, and highlights a specific RD program from each state. Includes information on RD funding for Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Western Pacific.
Date: 01/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: USDA Rural Development
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Access to Capital and Credit in Native Communities: A Data Review
Examines progress in Native Communities' access to capital since 2001, and summarizes capital and credit access for Native consumers, Native business owners, and tribal communities and governments. Features statistics related to credit scores, loans, and startup capital.
Author(s): Miriam Jorgensen, Randall K.Q. Akee
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Native Nations Institute
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Access to Capital and Credit in Native Communities
Includes ideas to help federal and tribal policymakers improve capital and credit access in Native Communities and provides an informational baseline for stakeholders, to help provide a means to finance public sector projects such as healthcare facilities. Features statistics on topics including socioeconomic standing, housing, credit scores, and mortgage lending.
Author(s): Miriam Jorgensen
Date: 2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Native Nations Institute
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Laying the Groundwork for a Capital Campaign
Webinar, presented on December 3, 2015. Discusses importance of community activation, stakeholder outreach, and creation of a capital campaign case statement. Includes suggestions for tracking and sharing impact of a capital project.
Author(s): Rebecca Polan
Date: 12/2015
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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