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Federal Office of Rural Health Policy resources

  • Rural Health Grant Eligibility Analyzer
    • If you provide health care in a rural area, you can apply for rural health grants
    • Enter an address or choose a state and county to see if you’re eligible
  • Resource Guide for New Applicants and Grantees (PDF - 315 KB)
    • List of toolkits, guides, and websites
    • Organized by topic area (for example, behavioral health, chronic disease, and health IT)
    • Will help you carry out rural health projects
  • Guide for Rural Health Care Collaboration and Coordination (2019) (PDF - 1 MB)
    How rural stakeholders address their communities’ health needs:
    • Meeting population health goals
    • Addressing social determinants of health
    • Improving health outcomes
  • Meeting Summary - HHS and HRSA Rural Summit (PDF - 314 KB)
    • Rural health care stakeholders met in 2019
    • Discussed challenges rural communities face in providing and accessing health care
    • Explored ways HRSA and HHS could address challenges through programs and policies

External rural health resources

  • Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub)
    • Resources library, state guides, toolkits, program models, and more
    • Get help by phone or email—all services are free
  • Rural Community Health Gateway
    • Helps you build community health programs and improve services
    • Evidence-based toolkits include literature reviews
    • Topics include care coordination, community health workers, obesity prevention
  • Rural Health Research Gateway
    • Free, searchable research library
    • Access Rural Health Research Centers and Policy Analysis Initiatives we fund

Federal resources

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