I just learned about the following funding opportunity for rural health care and thought that folks might be interested or be able to pass it on to community members who may be able to take advantage of the opportunity…
2011 Program Summary
The 2011 Minnesota e-Health Connectivity Grant Program for HIE is designed to: a) assist health care providers in rural or underserved communities who are potentially eligible for federal incentives for meaningful use of an EHR in exchanging health information with other health care providers, and b) increase the number of rural Minnesota pharmacies capable of accepting electronic prescriptions.
Funding: One million dollars is currently available.
Grant awards: Up to $10,000
Award process: Grant applications will be reviewed and evaluated first come; first served.
Application Deadline for 2011 Program: December 31, 2011.
Matching fund requirement: One dollar in cash match from grantee for every $10 in grant funds awarded
The application and support materials are available online.