How FEMA Can Build Rural Resilience Through Disaster Preparedness
Explores the effectiveness of the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) program in rural and vulnerable communities. Discusses challenges related to rural emergency and disaster preparedness due to limited capacity and finances. Includes policy recommendations and suggestions to streamline federal grantmaking processes.
Author(s): Kevin Manuele, Mark Haggerty Date: 10/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for American Progress view details
How To Improve Community Wildfire Defense Grants To Build Rural Resilience
Analyzes the impact of wildfires in northern New Mexico to plan for increased needs related to climate disasters in rural and vulnerable communities across the U.S. Discusses issues such as capacity in rural areas that create challenges when utilizing federal assistance. Provides suggestions for investments in built environment and collaborations across agencies to plan for grant funding that supports rural areas and increases rural resilience.
Author(s): Sofia Garcia George, Mark Haggerty Date: 10/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for American Progress view details
Montana Healthcare Foundation Annual Report 2021
Provides an overview of the Montana Healthcare Foundation's work in 2021. Features sections on grantmaking, American Indian health, behavioral health, care coordination, Medicaid and health policy, public health, school-based health centers, housing, and grant application assistance.
Date: 07/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Montana Healthcare Foundation view details
Rural Health Network Development Planning Grants: Geographic Distribution and Change over Time
Examines the location and network geographic size of applicants funded by the Rural Health Network Development Planning Grant. Features statistics including total grantees by number of unique states per year from 2003-2020, states with the most grantees compared to rural population, states with the highest share of rural population compared to grants received, and maps showing state and county distribution of grantees.
Author(s): Jill Tanem, Katie Rydberg, Mariana Tuttle, Mary Gilbertson, Carrie Henning-Smith Date: 11/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center view details
Trends in Network Focus Areas among Network Development Planning Grantees, 2003-2020
Policy brief examining focus areas of networks funded by the Network Planning Grant program, to determine whether there are trends in scope and substance of rural health networks. Includes a chart showing focus areas with breakdowns by year from 2003-2020.
Author(s): Katie Rydberg, Mariana Tuttle, Jill Tanem, Mary Gilbertson, Carrie Henning-Smith Date: 05/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center view details
Success among Rural Health Network Development Planning Grant Awardees: Barriers and Facilitators
Policy brief examining challenges and successes in meeting goals for the Rural Health Network Development Planning Grant, using survey data from 42 rural grantees from the years 2003-2018. Intended to inform policies and programs supporting healthcare and health in rural areas at the local level.
Author(s): Mariana Tuttle, Katie Rydberg, Carrie Henning-Smith Date: 05/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center view details
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.
Date: 03/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Stratis Health view details
Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation: Taking a Leadership Role and Building Trust
An interview with Kim Barber Tieman, program director for health and human services for the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, sharing how the foundation has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. Discusses efforts to help West Virginia organizations navigate and apply for federal funding opportunities, support for mobile COVID testing units to better reach communities of color, support for telehealth infrastructure, and a wide range of other activities to help meet the needs of the vulnerable and disenfranchised.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 01/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Texas Rural Hospital Funding Resource Guide
Offers information on funding opportunities available to rural health facilities in Texas, including COVID-19, economic development, and telehealth funding. Lists federal and state funding programs, national foundations, and private foundations. Organizes Texas funders into 6 service regions, and provides a map of Critical Access Hospitals and Prospective Payment System Hospitals in each region.
Date: 2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Texas State Office of Rural Health view details