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Rural Health Care Fund to support access to Quality Health Care (US)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted December 12, 2020 from Brazil
Expires on December 30, 2021
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The Rural Health Fund – a limited fund grant program has been announced that was established by Premera and administered in partnership with Rasmuson Foundation and the Alaska Community Foundation – supports access to quality health care in rural Alaska communities.

The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF) offers the Premera Rural Health Care Fund grant program with the goal of funding projects that will help Alaska nonprofits provide access to quality health care in rural Alaska communities.

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This program seeks applications for projects that improve the quality of health care delivery as demonstrated by evidence-based research.

Eligibility Criteria:
1) community health centers, outpatient clinics, Alaska Native organization and tribal government-operated clinics and/or hospitals, critical access hospitals, sole community hospitals, located in rural and remote locations of Alaska;
2) organizations based in Alaska, either having 501(c)(3) status and classified as a “not a private foundation” under section 509(a) of the tax code, or units of government, such as a city or tribal government;
3) organizations may receive multiple grants if projects are different sites of service;
4) eligible projects are short-term capital projects, including the purchase of medical and dental equipment, technology, vehicles and ancillary equipment for emergency services, facility renovations and restorations, and furnishings.

Grant requests may be for up to $100,000.

Grants will be awarded quarterly.

Next deadlines:
> December 31st, 2020 by 5pm.
> April 30, 2021 by 5pm.
> August 31st, 2021 by 5pm.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Dec 18, 2020
Dec 18, 2020

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Jill Langhus
Dec 14, 2020
Dec 14, 2020

Thanks, Ana.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Dec 14, 2020
Dec 14, 2020