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Applying for Grants to Support Rural Health Projects – Resources

Selected recent or important resources focusing on Applying for Grants to Support Rural Health Projects.

Grant Application Guide for Rural Communities
Offers an overview of the federal grant application process including planning, applying, and jargon.
Date: 2024
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Rural Affairs
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Rural Definitions and Data: Changes after the 2020 Census
Webinar recording discusses the changes to the way rural is defined in the 2020 Census and how those changes will affect rural programs', organizations', and facilities' access to federal funding. Features presentations from representatives of the Federal Office or Rural Health Policy.
Additional links: Audio Recording, Webinar Slides
Date: 11/2023
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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A Guide to Working with Rural Philanthropy
Strategies for rural communities and organizations to help build and sustain partnerships with philanthropies. Includes background information on rural philanthropy and identifies actions and characteristics that may make a program successful in seeking funding from a philanthropy that wants to invest in rural health.
Date: 10/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, Rural Health Information Hub
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This Team from HHS Has Spent Five Years Taking on the Rural Crisis of Opioid Use
Podcast episode interviewing Heath Resource and Services Administration (HRSA) officials running the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP). Describes starting the program, types of projects funded, program impacts, and how to apply.
Author(s): Tom Temin
Date: 09/2023
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organization: Federal News Network
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Four Mindsets for Funding Economic Mobility in the Black Rural South
Highlights opportunities for philanthropy to contribute to economic mobility in the Black rural South, based on conversations with nonprofit leaders, cooperative extension staff at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), funders, researchers, and others. Identifies 4 mindsets that, if changed, could impact the effectiveness and support of existing institutions that are already active in the Black rural South. Features statistics on per capita grantmaking from 2010-2014 with breakdowns including the Alabama Black Belt and Mississippi Delta region, Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia.
Author(s): Mike Soskis, Angie Estevez Prada, Mark McKeag, Rich Pierre, Cynthia Phoel
Date: 08/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: National 4-H Council, The Bridgespan Group
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Rural Partners Network - U.S. Treasury Programs Relevant to the U.S. Agriculture Rural Development
Webinar recording from the Rural Partners Network with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Treasury to highlight programs for rural and tribal communities from the Treasury. Discusses funding related to housing, broadband, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, and more. Transcript is available by clicking the three dots under the video and choosing "Show transcript."
Date: 07/2023
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organizations: U.S. Department of Treasury, USDA Rural Development
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Welcome to the RBCS How-To Video Series
A 9 video series from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development office describing how to submit complete grant applications. Topics discussed include navigating federal government grant related online platforms, budgeting, and important forms.
Date: 07/2023
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: USDA Rural Development
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Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) Program (HRSA-23-049) Technical Assistance Webinar
A recorded webinar that reviews the funding notice for the Federal Year 2023 Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) Program. Discusses the application process and provides resources and support to potential applicants.
Author(s): Victoria Tsai, Carey Zhuang
Date: 05/2023
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Childcare Need and Availability in Rural Areas: Policy Brief and Recommendations to the Secretary
Presents the findings from the 90th meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services examining the availability and accessibility of childcare services in rural communities. Provides recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services on actions supporting rural childcare. Discusses the efforts of the American Rescue Plan Act funding, and the effects of COVID 19 and the Public Health Emergency on childcare access and availability.
Date: 01/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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Stronger Together: Federal Funding and Planning Strategies Designed to Promote Sustainable Economic Development in Rural America
Resource guide offering information for rural communities on planning and technical assistance, infrastructure and broadband expansion, entrepreneurship and business assistance, and workforce development and livability. Covers the purpose, eligibility, application process, and contact information for programs from the U.S. Economic Development Administration and USDA Rural Development in each of these areas.
Date: 04/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Economic Development Administration, USDA Rural Development
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Last Updated: 1/31/2024