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Rural Health Network Development Planning Grant Program

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Award Amount: 
$1,275,000 for an estimated 15 awards

The applicant organization must be a rural non-profit or public entity that represents a consortium/network of three or more health related entities that need assistance to plan, organize and develop a health care network. Faith-based and community-based organizations as well as Tribal organizations are also eligible to apply for these funds. For-profit organizations are not eligible to be the lead applicant but can participate in the network.

Grant Deadline: 
October 8, 2010

The legislative purpose of the Rural Health Network Development Planning Grant Program (Network Planning) 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 program provides 1 year grants to rural entities to plan and develop a formal health care network. Grant funds typically are used to acquire staff, contract with technical experts, and purchase resources to build the network.

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