US Department of Health and Human Services - Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) - Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) - Community-Based Division
06/14/21 11:59 PM ET
Grants to Maine, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont nonprofit organizations, tribal organizations, and for-profit entities in eligible counties for planning activities related to key rural health issues. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Eligible applicants are those located in rural counties.
The ultimate goal of the program is to help underserved rural communities identify and better address their health care needs. Projects may include planning activities that address challenges related to access to care and health care workforce or assist small rural hospitals improve their financial and operational performance. Applicants should build upon existing policy and academic reports so that products resulting from this award further existing efforts, where applicable.
Rural Northern Border Region Planning Program funds will support 18 months of planning activities. For the purposes of this award, planning activities are those that prepare a community to provide direct services. Examples include (but are not limited to):
Applicants should also clearly identify a health care development focus area(s) that their planning grant activities will address. Applicant organizations should describe how the rural community participated in identifying the focus area and should emphasize how their project will benefit the rural community. Applicants should also address how their planning grant activities and focus area will improve health equity.
The Rural Northern Border Region Planning Program allows applicants the flexibility to determine their unique community needs and focus area(s), based on historical health care context, expertise, and relevant data sources in the community. Examples of focus areas include (but are not limited to): Healthcare Workforce Development; Rural Hospital Financial and Operational Improvement; Rural Hospital Closure/Conversion; Care Coordination; Patient Engagement, Data Analytics/Health Information Technology; and Telehealth.
GrantWatch ID#: 196214
Up to 4 grants total
Up to $190,000 per year
Period of Performance: September 1, 2021 through February 28, 2023 (18 months)
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Public Health Analyst, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Telephone: (301) 443-0466
Notify the Northern Border Regional Commission of intent to apply at email@example.com
USA: Maine: Androscoggin*, Aroostook, Franklin, Hancock, Kennebec, Knox, Oxford, Penobscot*, Piscataquis, Somerset, Waldo, and Washington counties; New Hampshire: Belknap, Carroll, Cheshire, Coos, Grafton, and Sullivan counties; New York: Cayuga, Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Genesee, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer*, Jefferson*, Lewis, Livingston*, Madison*, Montgomery, Niagara*, Oneida*, Orleans*, Oswego*, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Seneca, St. Lawrence, Sullivan, Washington*, War; Vermont: Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Chittenden, Essex, Franklin*, Grand Isle, Lamoille, Orange, Orleans, Rutland, Washington, Windham, and Windsor counties
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