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Rural Community Programs

The Community-Based Division (CBD) grant programs provide funding to increase access to care in rural communities and to address their unique health care challenges. Most of CBD’s programs require community organizations to share resources and expertise using evidence-based models of care exit disclaimer in networks of two or more health care services providers. Currently funded projects include:

Black Lung Centers of Excellence

Black Lung Clinics Program

Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program (DELTA)

Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program

Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Planning

Rural Health Opioid Program

Rural Health Care Coordination Program

Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program

Rural Health Network Development Planning Program

Rural Health Network Development Program

Rural HIV/AIDS Planning Program

Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Program


Date Last Reviewed:  September 2020

Additional Resource

Guide for Rural Health Care Collaboration and Coordination (2019) (PDF - 2 MB) This Guide describes how rural hospitals, community health centers, local public health departments, and other rural stakeholders can work together to assess and address their rural communities’ health needs.