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Essentia Health awarded grant to expand Telehealth Network Pineandlakes Echo Journal Essentia Health received a $213,564 grant to expand access to telemedicine services in Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota. The money comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Utilities Services Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program.

St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children Awarded Nearly $1 Million to Develop NY's First Telehealth Program for Children With Medical Complexity Market Wired The grant -- funded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and awarded by the New York State Department of Health -- enables St. Mary's Home Care to deploy an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) program, with the three-fold goal of reducing avoidable hospitalizations, increasing medication adherence, and increasing overall patient/family satisfaction.

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New Funding Oppportunities

USDA Issues Grant Notice Federal Telemedicine News USDA’s Community Connect Grant Program serves rural communities where broadband service is least likely to be available but where it can make a tremendous difference in the quality of life. On January 7, 2015, USDA posted a grants notice seeking applications from rural communities.

Virginia Health Safety Net Grants.
Purpose: Most Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) grants work to increase access to primary care for uninsured Virginians and those who live in areas with limited access to care. VHCF grants can be used to fund innovative approaches to communities’ primary care needs or to replicate one of VHCF’s Models that Made It.
Award: Amounts are not specified. An in-kind match of 25% is required.
Due: Applicants must first submit a concept paper by January 23, 2015.
Applicants whose proposals fall in line with requirements will be asked to submit a formal proposal by March 6, 2015.

Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation Grants.
Purpose: Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation Grants awards funding to organizations working in West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania. Areas of interest include:Health and Human Services, Education, Economic Development and Community Development.

New Mexico Primary Care Capital Fund.
Purpose: The Primary Care Capital Fund makes loans to non-profit primary care clinics in rural and medically underserved areas, including school-based health centers and telehealth sites.

Ongoing Funding Opportunities (Applications Accepted Year Round)

The Hearst Foundations
(Health) - The Hearst Foundations assist leading regional hospitals, medical centers and specialized medical institutions providing access to high-quality healthcare for low-income populations. In response to the shortage of healthcare professionals necessary to meet the country’s evolving needs, the Foundations also fund programs designed to enhance skills and increase the number of practitioners and educators across roles in healthcare. Because the Foundations seek to use their funds to create a broad and enduring impact on the nation’s health, support for medical research and the development of young investigators is also considered.
Funding Limitations Evaluation Process How to Apply

California Wellness Foundation
The California Wellness Foundation's Responsive Grantmaking Program seeks to balance a Foundation-directed approach with responses to unsolicited letters of interest. This approach allows flexibility to respond to changing circumstances within the nonprofit sector.
How to Apply