Funder: Health Resources & Services Administration

Deadline: 12/01/2020

Award Details: Regular Outreach Track: Up to $200,000 per year
Healthy Rural Hometown Initiative (HRHI) Track: Up to $250,000 per year

Number of Awards: Up to 60 grants total: Regular Outreach Track: Approximately 45 awards Healthy Rural Hometown Initiatives (HRHI) Track: Approximately 15 awards

Target Population: This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Rural Health Care Services Outreach Program (Outreach Program). The Outreach Program is a community-based grant program aimed towards promoting rural health care services by enhancing health care delivery to rural underserved populations in the local community or region. Through consortia of local health care and social service providers, communities can develop innovative approaches to challenges related to the specific health needs in rural areas that expand clinical and service capacity in rural communities.
The overarching goals for the Outreach Program are to:
Expand the delivery of health care services to include new and enhanced services exclusively in rural communities;
Deliver health care services through a strong consortium, in which every consortium member organization is actively involved and engaged in the planning and delivery of services;
Utilize community engagement and evidence-based or innovative, evidence informed model(s) in the delivery of health care services; and
Improve population health, and demonstrate health outcomes and sustainability


To be eligible to receive a grant under this subsection, an entity –

(A) Shall be a domestic public or private, non-profit or for-profit entity with demonstrated experience serving, or the capacity to serve, rural underserved populations. This includes faith-based, community-based organizations, tribes, tribal organizations; and

(B) Shall represent a network composed of participants – (i) that include at least three or more health care provider organizations (including the applicant organization); and (ii) that may be rural, urban, nonprofit or for-profit entities, with at least 66 percent (two-thirds) of network members located in a HRSA-designated rural area1 ; and

(C) Shall not previously have received a grant under this subsection for the same or similar project, unless the entity is proposing to expand the scope of the project or the area that will be served through the project

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