The Rural Health Network Development Grant Program is authorized by the Public Health Service Act, Section 330A (f) (42 U.S.C. 254(c)(f)), as amended. The legislative purpose of this grant program is to expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential health care services, and enhance the delivery of health care, in rural areas. The primary objective of this program is to assist health oriented networks in developing and maintaining sustainable networks with self-generating revenue streams. These grants support rural providers who work in formal networks to integrate administrative, clinical, technological, and financial functions. Networks should have a significant history of organizational collaboration and must have a memorandum of understanding. This program is a three year grant program with individual grant awards limited to a maximum of $180,000 per year.
Lead applicants must be:
The next competitive grant Request for Proposal is expected to be available in Summer/Fall 2013 for a May 1, 2014 start date.
Rural Health Network Development grantees with active projects
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