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Capital Funding for Rural Healthcare – News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Jun 12, 2019 - Community development specialists at a conference on the rural U.S. support investing in rural communities. Regional development organizations and public-private partnerships have both had success in financing rural initiatives.
Source: The Daily Yonder
May 20, 2019 - The Federal Communications Commission is taking steps to provide full funding for services requested by the Rural Health Care universal service support mechanism (RHC Program) for the 2018 funding year. The program helps discount the cost of telecommunications services for rural healthcare providers and supports the development of state and regional healthcare networks for broadband infrastructure, enabling telehealth consults with specialists, electronic health record exchange, and more.
Source: Federal Communications Commission
May 13, 2019 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $82 million to improve rural water infrastructure in 20 states. The Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant program will allow communities with less than 10,000 residents to invest in drinking water, waste disposal, and stormwater drainage systems.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
May 9, 2019 - Summarizes the work and findings of the Rural Philanthropic Analysis Project (RPAP) team. Addresses the rural philanthropic landscape, examples of rural philanthropic strategies, effective cultural and tactical elements, and recommendations for regional and national funders.
Source: Campbell University Blog
May 8, 2019 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Community Facilities Direct Loan Program is helping essential rural community facilities in 13 states and Puerto Rico. Investments include infrastructure loans for a community health clinic in Alaska and funding for a fire and rescue vehicle in North Carolina.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Apr 29, 2019 - The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) is now accepting applications for its community grant program, which will support rural telecommunications, economic development, education, arts, and tourism. Healthcare organizations are eligible to apply.
Source: NTCA—The Rural Broadband Association
Apr 22, 2019 - The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking public comment and burden estimates by June 21, 2019 on the Application for Federal Assistance SF 424 R&R forms which are used as an alternative to the Standard Form 424 data set as part of the federal grant proposal process.
Source: Federal Register
Apr 22, 2019 - The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking public comment and burden estimates by June 21, 2019 on the Application for Federal Assistance SF 424 form which is used as part of the federal grant proposal process.
Source: Federal Register
Apr 22, 2019 - The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking public comment and burden estimates by June 21, 2019 on the Project/Performance Site Location(s), Project Abstract, and Key Contacts forms, which are used as part of the federal grant proposal process.
Source: Federal Register

Last Updated: 6/12/2019