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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Funding

MHA Issue Brief: The Financial Health of Minnesota Hospitals and Health Systems in Fiscal Year 2016
Reports on fiscal year 2016 financials for Minnesota hospitals and health systems. Includes information on 108 rural hospitals, 77 of which are Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), and population characteristics rural hospitals serve.
Date: 12/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Hospital Association
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As the South Grows: Weathering the Storm
Discusses the impact of environmental change on the social and economic systems of the South, and how climate change may disproportionately harm the South's already struggling communities. Presents opportunities and supporting information for foundations, hoping to encourage climate-related philanthropy throughout the South.
Additional links: Executive Summary
Author(s): Ryan Schlegel, Stephanie Peng
Date: 11/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
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Foundations’ Efforts To Improve Rural Health Care
Highlights several rural-specific, foundation-funded projects that are working to address challenges associated with rural health and healthcare. Includes examples in the following problem areas: access, care delivery, publications, quality of care, and rural philanthropy.
Location: Health Affairs, 36(11), 2023-2025
Date: 11/2017
Type: Document
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Rural Health Care Services Outreach Program Supports Sustainable Change
Provides an overview of the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's Rural Health Care Services Outreach Program and the impact several grantees have made in their communities. Discusses the how the grantees planned their projects with the goal of sustaining services after the grant funding ends.
Author(s): Jenn Lukens
Location: Rural Monitor
Date: 11/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure: Information on Identified Needs, Planning for Future Conditions, and Coordination of Project Funding
Reviews federal programs that provide funding for drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects and describes how infrastructure needs are identified. Also details how federal agencies support states' efforts, and the extent to which federal agencies coordinate funding initiatives. Analysis is based on a review of infrastructure projects in six states: Alaska, California, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, and Tennessee.
Date: 09/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office
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Leveraging Resources for Greater Impact
Video highlighting the Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership. Describes the benefits of this federal-private partnership, which connects federal grantees with local philanthropic organizations for additional support, to help improve health in their rural communities.
Date: 07/2017
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Broadband Internet Access and the Digital Divide: Federal Assistance Programs
Describes broadband Internet access issues in rural and underserved areas and federal assistance programs in place to help address these issues. Includes information on support specific to rural healthcare.
Date: 07/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Congressional Research Service
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Learning Workspace Video Series for Organization Applicants
A 6-part video series to assist Grants.gov organization applicants with learning and using Workspace. Workspace is a shared, online environment where multiple members from one organization can access and edit different forms with a grant application simultaneously. Includes information on user roles and access levels, creating a Workspace, adding participants, completing forms, and sum biting a federal grant application in Workspace.
Date: 06/2017
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Grants.gov
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As the South Grows: Strong Roots
Explores the connection between community-driven economic development and equity in the South, particularly in the Lowcountry and Coal Country. Focuses on promoting systemic, long-term economic change in the South through culturally sensitive, locally controlled philanthropic investments.
Additional links: Executive Summary
Author(s): Ryan Schlegel, Stephanie Peng
Date: 06/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
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Network Spotlight: Northeast Oregon Network (NEON)
Highlights a conversation with Lisa Ladendorff, executive director of the Northeast Oregon Network (NEON). NEON is nonprofit health collaborative serving five rural and frontier counties in eastern Oregon, focused on improving health outcomes for all residents within the communities it serves. Discussion includes challenges faced, past successes, advice for developing rural health networks, and more.
Date: 05/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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