This program will support outreach in rural communities to improve vaccine confidence and counter vaccine hesitancy in rural areas where vaccine uptake lags in comparison to more populated areas. Program will also address health equity gaps by offering support and resources to medically underserved areas. Prior to applying for the grant, organizations must:
To apply, RHCs can complete the HRSA-21-142 GRANT APPLICATION and submit to HRSA. RHCs can receive up to $50,000 per RHC, up to $150,000 per organization.
Eligible facilities include Rural Health Clinics that are active, certified by CMS, have CMS Certification Numbers (CCNs), and are listed in the CMS Survey & Certification’s Quality, Certification and Oversight Reports (QCOR); and organizations that own and operate RHCs meeting the qualifications above.