Community Partnerships: Advancing Behavioral Health Access in Rural Communities
Profiles Eagle Valley Behavioral Health (EVBH), a nonprofit and community mental health center (CMHC) developed to lead community collaboration working to ensure access to high-quality behavioral healthcare in Eagle County, Colorado. Discusses EVBH's collaboration with Building Hope Summit County, a community-wide initiative in a neighboring county focused on suicide prevention efforts. Describes how these initiatives were able to shape local policy, expand the local behavioral health workforce, fund their efforts, and identify and fill gaps in care.
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association
Sustainability Strategies for Community-based Palliative Care
Summarizes themes from two roundtable discussions conducted in late 2018 with 9 rural palliative care programs in Minnesota and surrounding states. Offers examples and resources for sustainability strategies to support community-based palliative care programs.
Sponsoring organization: Stratis Health
Learning track offering online training and coaching to help Appalachian nonprofits, community foundations, local governments, and Local Development Districts increase their own capacity, strengthen their organizations, and better serve their communities. Topics for instruction include board development, financial management, fundraising, recruitment and retention, marketing communications, and programs and operations.
Sponsoring organization: Appalachian Regional Commission
Raising Funds for Rural Health Care: An Introductory Manual
Outlines basic principles for establishing a structured, ongoing philanthropic resource development process. Information is targeted at rural healthcare facilities and designed to promote understanding across three core areas of resource development: annual funds, capital campaigns, and endowments.
Sponsoring organization: Technical Assistance and Services Center
Applying for Grants to Support Rural Health Projects Topic Guide
Resources, information and frequently asked questions about the grant writing process for rural health projects. Offers tips on searching for rural-specific funding, grant proposal preparation, building successful funding relationships, and planning for program sustainability.
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub