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Resources by Topic: Funding

Summary Report to the Field #4: Foundations Supporting Rural Leadership Programs
Part four of a series discussing ten, past and present, rural leadership programs supported through foundation funds. Summarizes trends in rural leadership programs.
Date: 11/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Campbell University
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State Options for Promoting Recovery among Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid or Substance Use Disorder
Reports on interviews with health officials in Texas, Colorado, and Pennsylvania regarding how their states help pregnant women and young mothers with substance use disorders, focusing on opioids. Discusses Medicaid's role, funding sources of state initiatives, medication-assisted treatment, and issues for incarcerated women. Includes considerations and examples related to rural health throughout.
Author(s): Becky Normile, Carrie Hanlon, Hannah Eichner
Date: 10/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Academy for State Health Policy
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Federal Resources for Rural Communities to Help Address Substance Use Disorder and Opioid Misuse
Presents a list of federal resources to help rural communities address opioid misuse. Lists resources and funding for healthcare, housing, and infrastructure, among other rural-specific needs.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: USDA Rural Development
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Broadband Loan and Grant Programs in the USDA’s Rural Utilities Service
Discusses disparities in rural broadband access and Rural Utilities Service (RUS) programs intended to address this issue. Addresses criticisms of RUS broadband programs and related legislation, including the amount of Rural Development Telecom Awards for each state. Highlights the benefits of broadband access, such as rural economic development and telemedicine.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Congressional Research Service
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Summary Report to the Field #3: State and Regional Philanthropy Serving Organizations and Rural-Focused Activity
Part three of a series discussing the results of an examination of state and regional philanthropic support organizations (PSO) to determine their current rural philanthropy efforts and level of support.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Campbell University
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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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Addressing Rural Housing Challenges: What USDA Can Do
Discusses the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) contributions to rural housing. Includes discussion on the challenges of renting in rural areas and scarcity of rental properties; home ownership affordability; and the difficulties of providing housing for a diverse group of people in unique rural areas. Covers policy implications.
Author(s): Corianne Payton Scally
Date: 10/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Western Rural Development Center
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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: 10/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Congressional Research Service
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Tribal Broadband: Few Partnerships Exist and the Rural Utilities Service Needs to Identify and Address Any Funding Barriers Tribes Face
Examines tribal broadband access, federal funding to tribal entities for improving broadband access, and barriers to obtaining such federal funding. Identifies tribal partnership agreements that have increased broadband access and discusses the outcomes. Addresses challenges specific to rural areas and the healthcare benefits of broadband access.
Additional links: Full Report
Date: 09/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office
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Oversight Hearing on “Justice for Native Youth: The GAO Report on ‘Native American Youth Involvement in Justice Systems and Information on Grants to Help Address Juvenile Delinquency’”
Provides a recording and related documents from a Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing focused on factors that can increase justice system involvement by Native American youth, such as substance abuse, poverty, and limited funding for mental health services. Focuses on federal grants that could help address underlying issues. Additional links include the report under discussion from the Government Accountability Office.
Additional links: Native American Youth: Information on Involvement in Justice Systems and Grant Programs to Help Address Juvenile Delinquency
Date: 09/2018
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
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