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Rural Health
Resources by Type: Website

ERS State Fact Sheets
Statistics for each state on population, poverty, food security, educational attainment, employment, and income. Provides data for rural areas, urban areas, and the state as a whole.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Grants.gov
Serves as a single, comprehensive website with information about finding and applying for all federal grant programs.
Type: Website
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What is Rural?
Describes the primary methods the federal government uses to define rural areas. Includes links to additional resources addressing this issue.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Information Center
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FHWA Rural & Small Community Transportation Planning
Provides information resources to support transportation planning in small and rural communities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Federal Highway Administration
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Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Provides health and dental coverage to eligible children, through both Medicaid and CHIP programs. Program is administered by states, according to federal requirements, and funded jointly by states and the federal government.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Rural Pro Bono Project
Describes a 1999-2003 American Bar Association initiative focused on access to legal services for rural, low-income people. Includes a guide to help legal services providers, bar associations, and volunteer lawyer programs seeking to serve clients in rural areas. Also provides access to a clearinghouse of related resources.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Bar Association
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Tribal Domestic Violence Courts and Tribal Domestic Violence Dockets
Provides information on tribal domestic courts and domestic violence dockets. Enables access to publications and resources addressing tribal domestic violence, and includes summaries of laws related to domestic violence issues.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Tribal Law and Policy Institute
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IHS Fact Sheets
Offers information on specific healthcare topics concerning American Indians and Alaska Natives. Covers health disparities, IHS programs, health services, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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Foundation Directory Online (FDO) Quick Start
Provides information on over 100,000 foundations, including contact information, purpose, assets, and giving. Free, but registration required.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Foundation Directory Online by Candid
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Critical Access Hospital Accreditation
Information on the Joint Commission survey process for Critical Access Hospital (CAH) accreditation.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Joint Commission
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