The RAC website has long been a popular source to find funding opportunities for rural projects. Recent changes to the RAC website will make it even easier to find potential programs that would be a good match for your organization and the rural health projects you hope to undertake.
Just look for these controls at the top of the page:
To learn more about how to use the new narrowing and sorting features, watch this 2-minute video.
“What is Rural?” Topic Guide Updated
RAC’s “What is Rural?” topic guide was recently updated. The guide discusses various definitions of rural, why definitions matter, and how they are used. The guide was developed by Kathleen Spencer, RAC information specialist, with assistance from Steve Hirsch, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy; John Cromartie, USDA Economic Research Service; and Mandi-Leigh Peterson, University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health.
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A new RAC topic guide, Conducting Rural Health Research, Needs Assessment, and Program Evaluation, is now available to SORHs as a resource to help organizations in their state learn about:
The guide was developed by Maren Niemeier, RAC’s Information Resources Manager, with guidance from rural health experts including: Alana Knudson (NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis); Gerald Doeksen, Cheryl St. Clair, and Fred Eilrich (National Center for Rural Health Works); Paula Carter (National Resource Center on Native American Aging and University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health); Ralph Renger, Ken Hall, and Karin Becker (University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health).
New in the Rural Health Models and Innovations Hub
Successful rural programs added recently include:
Share Innovations From Your State
Please take a look at what RAC has listed in the Rural Health Models and Innovations Hub for your state. Do you have other examples from your state that you’d like to share? You can suggest an addition to the Hub!
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