Selected recent or important resources focusing on Capital Funding for Rural Healthcare.
Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG 2.0) Program Operator and Partner Perspectives on Local Service Delivery Systems
Features 15 of the 32 Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) Program grantees who provide services to low-income adults and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients to promote their entrance into high demand healthcare occupations. Examines how these programs, including 9 serving rural areas, partnered with their local workforce systems. Includes discussion of rural-specific issues related to healthcare training and employment.
Date: 06/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Administration for Children and Families view details
Capital Project Financing Sources for Rural Health Centers
Recording of a June 2021 webinar discussing financing sources available to rural health centers for capital projects, including the HRSA Loan Guarantee Program and New Markets Tax Credits, among others. Profiles El Dorado Community Health Center, a rural health center in California that completed a capital development project. Free registration is required to access the webinar recording.
Date: 06/2021 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Capital Link view details
2020 NACo Legislative Conference: Rural Grants 101: How County Officials Can Tap Into USDA Programs
Audio recording of National Association of Counties (NACo) panel discussion presented on March 2, 2020 in Washington, DC, describing ways in which counties can access USDA funding programs. Topics include rural electric cooperatives, rural telecommunications, and rural water and wastewater systems. Transcript available by clicking the dots above the Subscribe tab, then selecting Open Transcript.
Date: 03/2020 Type: Audio Sponsoring organization: National Association of Counties view details
CDFIs 'Make Dreams Come True' by Creating Opportunity in Rural Spaces
Describes the role that Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) can play in helping rural areas gain access to flexible financing options to support rural health projects. Highlights how the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation and Healthcare Georgia Foundation work with CDFIs to help address rural health concerns. Also features a CDFI recipient of Uplift America, the South Carolina Community Loan Fund, that has helped support a health professions high school.
Author(s): Jenn Lukens Date: 12/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Access to Funding for Rural Health Projects
Features a discussion of rural healthcare funding access via Twitter on National Rural Health Day 2019. Co-hosted by NOSORH and RHIhub, the #RuralHealthChat highlights experts discussing funding from federal, state, and private sources.
Date: 11/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health, Rural Health Information Hub view details
So You Want to Start a Health Center?
Provides guidance for planning and implementing a new health center that meets Section 330 of the U.S. Public Health Service Act requirements. Includes information on developing a needs assessment, physical space considerations, business planning, developing community governance, human resources, information technology, and more.
Date: 09/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Association of Community Health Centers view details
Community Facilities Direct Loan Program Guidance Book for Applicants
Describes the Community Facilities Direct Loan program, designed to help develop essential community facilities located in rural areas to serve rural people. Provides an overview of the program and includes information on eligibility determination, the pre-application process, the application process and underwriting, and closings and construction.
Date: 09/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: USDA Rural Development
Community Health Center Financing: The Role of Medicaid and Section 330 Grant Funding Explained
Describes the two main sources of funds, Medicaid and
Section 330 grant funding, that enable community health
centers (CHCs) to provide healthcare services for underserved
rural and urban populations in the U.S. Discusses
Medicaid's special payment rules for CHCs, the role of Section 330 funding, and the expansion of CHCs due to funding increases.
Author(s): Sara Rosenbaum, Jessica Sharac, Peter Shin, Jennifer Tolbert Date: 03/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation view details
Introducing the Rural Philanthropy Toolkit
Webinar recording discusses the new Rural Philanthropy Toolkit, produced through a collaborative between NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis and the Rural Health Information Hub. Features presenters from NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis and Power Up, Speak Out!, as well as a Collective Impact Health Specialist for the Columbia Gorge community.
Date: 02/2019 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Voices from the Field: Rural Organizers on What They Need from Funders
Summarizes findings from interviews with rural organizers
to identify their philanthropy needs and areas of concern.
Offers guidance for supporting rural philanthropy,
specifically highlighting five areas: defining
characteristics of rural communities; race equality;
prosperity and economic sustainability; electoral power and
civic engagement; and philanthropy and organizing
opportunities. Covers recommendations and lesson learned to
inform future rural philanthropy efforts.
Date: 06/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Neighborhood Funders Group view details
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