Rural Health Care Services Outreach Program Funding Opportunity

The Federal Health Resources & Services Administration is soliciting applications for the Rural Health Care Services Outreach Program. As noted in the grant announcement:

 ORHP’s Outreach Program is a community-based program targeted to improve outreach and service delivery in local and regional rural communities.  The goals for the Outreach Program are the following: 1. Expand the delivery of health care services to include new and enhanced services exclusively in rural communities 2. 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 3. Utilize and/or adapt an evidence-based or promising practice model(s) in the delivery of health care services 4.  Improve population health, demonstrate health outcomes and sustainability. Proposed projects will have an outcomes-oriented approach that will enhance and sustain the delivery of effective health care in rural communities.

Eligible applicants can request up to $200,000 a year over a 3 year grant period for eligible services. Estimated total program funding is $16 million and 80 awards are expected to be made. The application deadline is November 14, 2014. For more information on eligibility requirements and how to apply view the grant announcement.

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