Rural Health Equity Toolkit
Welcome to the Rural Health Equity Toolkit. The toolkit compiles evidence-based frameworks and promising
strategies and resources to support organizations working toward health equity in rural communities across the
The modules in the toolkit contain information and resources focused on developing, implementing, evaluating, and
sustaining rural programs that focus on health equity. There are more resources on general community health
strategies available in the Rural Community Health Toolkit.
Module 1: Introduction
Overview of health equity in the U.S. and unique challenges faced by rural communities.
Module 2: Program Models
Models to incorporate health equity into rural community health programs.
Module 3: Program Clearinghouse
Examples of promising programs implemented in rural communities to advance health equity.
Module 4: Implementation
Important issues to consider when implementing a rural program that addresses health equity.
Module 5: Evaluation
Tools to support the evaluation of a rural program that addresses health equity.
Module 6: Funding & Sustainability
Resources to help with planning for the sustainability of a rural program that addresses health equity.
Module 7: Dissemination
Ideas and resources for disseminating findings from a rural program that addresses health equity.