On December 7th, we shared in our Rural Focus Newsletter about an exciting new funding opportunity for rural providers: the Rural Enhancement grant. The deadline to submit your application is just around the corner (January 22nd), so please consider applying today!
Background: The South Carolina Office of Rural Health has partnered with SC Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare and is extending a funding opportunity for rural health providers to advance their practices through modern technology including computers, information technology (IT) updates, educational materials, training, and/or portable medical devices.
Applications must include a description of items in which the funding will be utilized. Examples of items can include but are not limited to the following:
- Computers (Examples: desktops and laptops)
- Information Technology (Examples:software to include Microsoft office and risk assessment tools)
- Portable Medical Devices (Examples: remote patient monitoring, blood pressure machines, pulse oximeter, vital signs machines, etc.)
- Educational Materials and Training (Examples: PCMH-CCE Continuing Education, Lean Six Sigma Training,IHI Improvement Coach)
Funding Criteria and Timeline
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Monday, February 4, 2019 (anticipated date)
Awardees will be eligible to receive up to $8,000 per organization
Contact and Additional Information:
For questions about eligibility and more information about this funding opportunity please contact Darlene Hines at firstname.lastname@example.org
View the application here.