Module 6: Funding and Sustainability of Rural Diabetes Programs
Shifting health priorities, changes in local economies, and unpredictable availability of funding sources are
common issues facing diabetes programs and require careful sustainability planning for success.
Sustainability is important to address early in the planning and implementation stages of diabetes prevention
and management programs. This module discusses the importance of planning for sustainability, key sustainability
strategies, and potential funders. For a general overview of how to plan for the sustainability of your program,
see Planning for Funding and Sustainability in the Rural
Community Health Toolkit.
In this module: