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U.S. Department of Transportation: Formula Grants for Rural Areas

The Formula Grants for Rural Areas program provides capital, planning, and operating assistance to states to support public transportation in rural areas with populations of less than 50,000, where many residents often rely on public transit to reach their destinations. The program also provides funding for state and national training and technical assistance through the Rural Transportation Assistance Program. Eligible activities include planning, capital, operating, job access and reverse commute projects, and the acquisition of public transportation services.

Geography:United States
Resource Type:funding resource, information source, resource guide, planning guide
Subtopic:transportation, rural community issues & solutions, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building,
Tags:funding, transportation, transportation planning

National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH)

The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) enhances the capacity of State Offices of Rural Health by supporting the development of state and community rural health leaders; creating and facilitating state, regional and national partnerships that foster information sharing and spur rural health-related programs/activities; and enhancing access to quality healthcare services in rural communities. The NLC also provides grants and funding opportunities for NLC member municipalities.

Geography:United States
Resource Type:resource guide, educational resource, funding resource
Subtopic:rural community issues & solutions, health & health care, local government, Community Building, Recreation & Health, Local Government & Services,
Tags:health, health care, leadership, rural community, funding, local government, grant

Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workplace: A Collaboration of Public and Private Resources

Partners provides a very complete resource base for national data sets, health statistics, planning materials, and technological standards. The website also grants free access to professional journal articles and public health infrastructure.

Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, resource guide
Subtopic:health & health care, data & analysis, planning, Recreation & Health, Data Collection & Analysis, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:health, health care, health data, public health