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Investing in Opportunity: Fiscal Year 2016 Year in Review
Summary of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund's achievements in 2016, increasing capital and financial services in urban, rural, and underserved areas, including funding for healthcare facilities. Features statistics on funding allocations, community investment, employment, and real estate.
Date: 02/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, U.S. Department of Treasury
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Access to Capital and Credit in Native Communities: A Data Review
Examines progress in Native Communities' access to capital since 2001, and summarizes capital and credit access for Native consumers, Native business owners, and tribal communities and governments. Features statistics related to credit scores, loans, and startup capital.
Author(s): Miriam Jorgensen, Randall K.Q. Akee
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Native Nations Institute
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Access to Capital and Credit in Native Communities
Includes ideas to help federal and tribal policymakers improve capital and credit access in Native Communities and provides an informational baseline for stakeholders, to help provide a means to finance public sector projects such as healthcare facilities. Features statistics on topics including socioeconomic standing, housing, credit scores, and mortgage lending.
Author(s): Miriam Jorgensen
Date: 2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Native Nations Institute
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Laying the Groundwork for a Capital Campaign
Webinar, presented on December 3, 2015. Discusses importance of community activation, stakeholder outreach, and creation of a capital campaign case statement. Includes suggestions for tracking and sharing impact of a capital project.
Author(s): Rebecca Polan
Date: 12/2015
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Operational Considerations for Facility Planning and Capital Project Management
Webinar, presented on November 24, 2015. Discusses ways to choose a project planning team and how to plan a project from assessment through program and facility plan.
Author(s): Rebecca Polan, Rick Breuer
Date: 11/2015
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Strategic Capital Planning and Capital Budgeting
Webinar, presented on November 17, 2015. Discusses importance of capital budgeting, with suggestions for creating organizational budgets. Includes statistics on Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid outlays projected through 2075, and healthcare costs as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product and per person expenditure.
Author(s): Terry Glasscock, Rick Breuer
Date: 11/2015
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Are You Ready to Begin a Capital Project? A Guide, Toolkit and Resources for Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Health Centers
Determines organizational readiness of Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Health Clinics as they proceed through the process of developing capital projects, and helps them prevent any drawbacks due to an inadequate plan. The manual is divided into two major sections: Self-assessment provides tools to identify current capabilities and weaknesses that can be used as a starting point to build a capital project; and External Influences provides tools to examine patient population and the community’s demand for services and healthcare trends to ensure the capital project is responsive to current and future needs.
Date: 11/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Financing Capital Investments in Rural Health Care: A Resource Overview
Helps hospital administrators, board members, rural administrators, state associations, community lenders, and community leaders better understand and identify federally sponsored health care financing options.
Date: 01/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Rural Hospital Replacement Facility Study, 2011
Studies Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) operating in replacement facilities. Addresses the impact associated with a new facility, including patient volumes, operating efficiency, and financial impacts.
Date: 2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Stroudwater Associates
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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 instructions and links to tools that can be helpful when applying for federal funding and health center status.
Author(s): Pamela Byrnes, Jaime Hirschfeld
Date: 07/2011
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Community Health Centers
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A Guide to Financing Strategies for Hospitals: With Special Consideration for Smaller Hospitals
Explores seven strategies that help hospitals achieve capital access. Discusses smaller organizations, such as rural hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, and stand-alone community hospitals.
Date: 12/2010
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Health Research & Educational Trust
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Critical Access Hospital Replacement Process: The Manual
Describes the facility replacement process, including the phases, actions, and involved parties that are needed. Offers guidance on the facility replacement process, including assessing the CAH’s physical and financial situation, gaining community support, identifying and obtaining financing, working with lenders and Federal enhancement programs, and completing the design and construction process.
Date: 10/2010
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Critical Access Hospital Replacement Process: The Roadmap
Provides a visual overview of the entire facility replacement process. Divided into four phases including Planning, Design and Financing, Endorsement, and Construction. Each phase is further described by events, actions, duration, costs/fees, and involved parties.
Date: 10/2010
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Rural Hospital Replacement Facility Study, 2010 Part 2: In Good Times and Bad
Summarizes the results of a study that analyzed the impact of replacement on rural hospitals’ volume, financial, and operational performance.
Date: 2010
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Stroudwater Associates
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Rural Hospital Replacement Facility Study, 2010 Part 1: Community Profiles
Summarizes the results of a study that examined the make-up of the communities that have successfully completed a replacement facility for their rural hospital.
Date: 2010
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Stroudwater Associates
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The Capital Investment Needs of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs): Results of the 2007 National CAH Survey
Describes the findings of a national telephone survey of CAHs to determine the nature of their capital needs and experiences in accessing capital to meet those needs.
Author(s): Walter Gregg
Date: 02/2009
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Flex Monitoring Team
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Rural Hospital Renovation & Expansion Study
Summarizes the results of a survey assessing the impact of community hospital renovations on healthcare delivery and recruiting.
Author(s): Bill Wilson, Rick Geiler, Jim McClure, Scott Fowler
Date: 10/2008
Type: Document
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Availability and Use of Capital by Critical Access Hospitals
Examines the experiences of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in meeting their capital needs. Discusses efforts to obtain capital, sources of capital, uses of capital, technical assistance resources, and current capital needs. Includes information on state capital programs available to CAHs.
Author(s): Walter Gregg
Date: 03/2005
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Flex Monitoring Team
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Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Locator
An interactive search tool that allows people to locate community development financial institutions in their area. Includes search options by organization, state, area(s) served, organization type, and lending type.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Opportunity Finance Network
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Section 242 Mortgage Insurance Success Stories
Features hospitals, including rural facilities, that have accessed capital through the HUD 242 mortgage insurance program.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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Access to Capital - Rural Hospital
January 2013 webinar, presented by Hal Fudge, MidFirst Bank; and Darin Simmons, HIT Research Center. Provides an overview of how to prepare a rural or critical access hospital to apply for a capital loan program. Specifically discusses loans for electronic health record (EHR) equipment and upgrades.
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
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Grant Space
Offers information, resources, and frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help organizations become nonprofits, secure funding, and operate effective organizations.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Foundation Center
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Raising Funds for Rural Health Care: An Introductory Manual
Outlines basic principles for establishing a structured, ongoing philanthropic resource development process. Information is targeted at rural healthcare facilities and designed to promote understanding across three core areas of resource development: annual funds, capital campaigns, and endowments.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Technical Assistance and Services Center
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HUD Exchange Rural Gateway
Information clearinghouse providing technical assistance, training workshops, and peer learning and resource sharing to support rural housing and economic development.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)
Contains information on all available federal programs including grant eligibility, application procedures, selection criteria, and program deadlines.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. General Services Administration
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Last Updated: 11/20/2017