National Capital Grants Infographic for FQHCs
Provides an overview of Health Center Construction and Capital Improvements grants awarded to Federally Qualified Health Centers in 2021. Outlines the economic impacts of these projects on local communities. Presents data by urban, micropolitan, and rural location. Requires name, email address, and organization information to download.
Date: 05/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Capital Link view details
Capital Project Financing Sources for Rural Health Centers
Recording of a June 2021 webinar discussing financing sources available to rural health centers for capital projects, including the HRSA Loan Guarantee Program and New Markets Tax Credits, among others. Profiles El Dorado Community Health Center, a rural health center in California that completed a capital development project. Free registration is required to access the webinar recording.
Date: 06/2021 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Capital Link view details
Asset-Based Thinking: Q&A with Graham Adams
An interview with Graham Adams of the South Carolina Office of Rural Health (SCORH). Discusses the work SCORH is doing to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Also describes a collaboration with the South Carolina Rural Innovation Network to improve job training and keep jobs in rural communities.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 02/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
2020 NACo Legislative Conference: Rural Grants 101: How County Officials Can Tap Into USDA Programs
Audio recording of National Association of Counties (NACo) panel discussion presented on March 2, 2020 in Washington, DC, describing ways in which counties can access USDA funding programs. Topics include rural electric cooperatives, rural telecommunications, and rural water and wastewater systems. Transcript available by clicking the dots above the Subscribe tab, then selecting Open Transcript.
Date: 03/2020 Type: Audio Sponsoring organization: National Association of Counties view details
CDFIs 'Make Dreams Come True' by Creating Opportunity in Rural Spaces
Describes the role that Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) can play in helping rural areas gain access to flexible financing options to support rural health projects. Highlights how the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation and Healthcare Georgia Foundation work with CDFIs to help address rural health concerns. Also features a CDFI recipient of Uplift America, the South Carolina Community Loan Fund, that has helped support a health professions high school.
Author(s): Jenn Lukens Date: 12/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
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 view details
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 (CHCs) to provide healthcare services for underserved
rural and urban populations in the U.S. Discusses
Medicaid's special payment rules for CHCs, the role of Section 330 funding, and the expansion of CHCs due to funding increases.
Author(s): Sara Rosenbaum, Jessica Sharac, Peter Shin, Jennifer Tolbert Date: 03/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation view details
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 view details
Map to Prosperity
Discusses the potential of broadband's effects 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 view details