Funding opportunity!  

Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative (ECI) Award: Awards between $300,000 and $350,000 per year for up to three years. Eligibility: Eligible applicants that can apply for this funding opportunity are listed below: State, county, city, township and...

FORHP Announcements!

What’s New Continuing Population Loss for Rural Areas.  USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) tracks demographic change in non-metro areas and conducts research to help explain the relationship between population change and socio-economic well-being of rural...

CDC Releases Updated Health Mapping Tool

Announcements from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy… Updated Website for Mapping Health Trends: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated their interactive database providing information about health status by geographic location. The...

New CDC Data Spotlights Holes in Diabetes Treatment in Rural Areas

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that, despite higher prevalence of diabetes in rural areas of the country, a significant number of rural counties do not have a clinical practice or program that educates individuals on diabetes...