Gov. Bill Ritter announced today that the Colorado Rural Health Care Grant Council has awarded $1.075 million in its third round of grant funding to strengthen health care delivery in rural communities. The Council awarded 28 grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to physical, mental and oral health care providers in 24 counties.
Grantees include Certified Rural Health Clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers, public health departments, public and private health clinics, oral health clinics and mental health clinics. The grants will support health information technology, construction and remodeling projects, equipment, and staff training.
The Colorado Rural Health Center administers the grant program. For more information on the program, please contact Shelly Collings, email@example.com or 720.248.2742.