ERIC Number: ED390584
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Apr
Rural Health Services Funding: A Resource Guide. Revised Edition. Rural Information Center Publication Series, No. 41.
Towner, Sarah R., Comp.
Following the collapse of health care services in many rural areas in recent years, rural health care providers are developing new strategies to meet the needs of their communities and are working creatively to maximize resources. Much of that effort has been enhanced with financial and technical assistance from federal, state, and private institutions. This catalog (third edition) provides information on the financing of rural health programs. It includes eight sections that: (1) provide an overview of grantsmanship, types of philanthropic organizations, and how to get started; (2) list 76 directories and federal and state information sources for public and private funding; (3) profile 29 federal agencies and private organizations that provide funding information; (4) describe electronic databases and information sources; (5) list 10 directories on scholarships, fellowships, and other grants for medical and professional health education; (6) recommend 37 further readings on fund-raising, grantsmanship, and proposal writing; (7) provide a glossary of relevant terms; and (8) list publishers' contact information. Appendices provide addresses for state offices of rural health, Public Health Service regional offices for financial assistance information, and selected foundations contributing to rural health projects. Information is also available electronically on the Agricultural Library Forum bulletin board. Information and National Agricultural Library call numbers are provided for the purchase or borrowing of documents. (JAT)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Community Health Services, Databases, Directories, Financial Support, Fund Raising, Grantsmanship, Higher Education, Information Sources, Medical Education, Philanthropic Foundations, Private Agencies, Public Agencies, Public Health, Rural Areas, Student Financial Aid
Rural Information Center Health Service, National Agricultural Library, Room 304, Beltsville, MD 20705-2351 (available in braille, large print, and audiotape).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD.; Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS), Rockville, MD. Office of Rural Health Policy.