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Rural Hospitals – Funding & Opportunities

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American Hospital Association Dick Davidson NOVA Awards Inactive
Awards that recognize innovative hospital/health system collaborations working to improve community health status.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 19, 2021
Sponsor: American Hospital Association
Rural Healthcare Provider Transition Project (RHPTP) Inactive
Technical assistance for rural healthcare providers to build capacity in value-based care (VBC), with emphasis on efficiency, quality, patient experience, and safety. The program's goal is to guide small rural hospitals and rural health clinics that are not currently participating in VBC to prepare for participation in a health system focused on value.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: National Rural Health Resource Center
Rural Hospital Leadership Team Award Inactive
Award that honors an exceptional leadership team that has guided their hospital and community through transformational change and healthcare reform.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: American Hospital Association
Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program Hardship Exception Application Inactive
CMS eligible hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) may be exempted from the Medicare Promoting Interoperability payment adjustment if they can show that compliance with the requirement for being a meaningful EHR user would result in a significant hardship. Eligible hospitals and CAHs may submit a hardship exception application each year for a maximum of 5 years.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2021
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
MultiPlan Rural Health Grant Inactive
Grants to help healthcare providers in rural areas introduce or expand services, education, screenings and other programs aimed at improving the health of people in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 27, 2021
Sponsor: MultiPlan
Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service Inactive
Monetary awards that honor health delivery organizations that have demonstrated exceptional commitment to community service.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 14, 2021
Sponsor: American Hospital Association
Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program Grants Inactive
Grants to improve telemedicine and distance learning services in rural areas through the use of telemedicine, computer networks, and related advanced technologies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Evidence Based Telehealth Network Program (EB THNP) Inactive
Funding to use telehealth networks to increase access to care in rural and frontier communities using direct-to-consumer (DTC) telehealth technologies and to evaluate those services to establish an evidence base for assessing the effectiveness of DTC telehealth care for patients, providers, and payers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program Inactive
Grants to support projects that will expand, enhance, and sustain the delivery of effective healthcare in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Health Care Coordination Program Inactive
Funding for rural health consortiums working to improve access and quality of care through care coordination strategies with the focus areas of collaboration, leadership, workforce, improved outcomes, and sustainability in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Last Updated: 11/5/2021