USDA Telehealth Grant Application Period is Open
05/24/17 Portland, Ore.
The United States Department of Agriculture has a Distance Learning and/or Telemedicine Grant that has just opened (60 days) for competitive applications.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has a Distance Learning and/or Telemedicine (DLT) Grant that has just opened (60 days) for competitive applications.
The NOFA/Notice of Funds Availability may be found here.
Please keep in mind that the DLT/Distance Learning and/or Telemedicine, applications can contain both purposes or just one to involve medical and or educational organizations at the same time or separately.
The direct website link is: https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/distance-learning-telemedicine-grants.
There are two tabs at the top of the website:
- Program 101, which is the main page, and
- The Forms and Resources tab, which has past awards (ideas on what the program has done in the past) and other information such as the application guide, draft agreement, fact sheet etc.
Please note All of the application elements available for this year's open period may not be available.
Should you have questions, you may contact Joe D. Bradley, Telecommunications Field Representative for Idaho, E. Oregon and E.Washington, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or on his cell at Cell (208) 401-8090, Mountain Time.
If Joe is unavailable, please email: email@example.com or call (202) 720-0800, and specify that you have questions regarding the DLT application. Additionally, there should be webinars in the future and will be posted on the website above.
As the DLT program does not allow for the funding of construction of the telecommunications connection between sites, you might also wish to visit the FCC –USAC programs (not a USDA program), which may be found at: http://www.usac.org/rhc/default.aspx. Choose the topic area on the tabs at the top, such as schools, rural healthcare etc. There are also webinars to help you gain information about programs and how they might benefit your organization.
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