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Grant Opportunities

A comprehensive listing of nationally available rural health funding opportunities is available at the Rural Assistance Center.

The Alabama Rural Health Association (ARHA) monitors the availability of grant opportunities to improve health services for underserved and rural areas of the state. The ARHA Program Manager is available to assist community organizations that desire to pursue rural grant opportunities. This assistance includes gathering pertinent data from within the public health arena, interpreting grant guidelines, and providing liaison between the grantor and the prospective applicant.

To obtain assistance, please contact Rob Boyles at robert.boyles@adph.state.al.us or at (334) 206-5425.

Grants.gov

The Grants.gov program management office was established, in 2002, as a part of the President's Management Agenda. Managed by the Department of Health and Human Services, Grants.gov is an E-Government initiative operating under the governance of the Office of Management and Budget .Under the President's Management Agenda, the office was chartered to deliver a system that provides a centralized location for grant seekers to find and apply for federal funding opportunities. Today, the Grants.gov system houses information on over 1,000 grant programs and vets grant applications for 26 federal grant-making agencies.

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) posts weekly reports of spending, announcements of grant and contract opportunities, and state-by-state allocations of the Medicaid relief and $155 million committed toward the creation of 126 community health centers at HHS.gov/Recovery.

Alabama has already been awarded over $4 billion from the federal stimulus law. Visit the State of Alabama Federal Stimulus Initiative for information on the recovery progress in Alabama.


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