UAMS Institute for Digital Health & Innovation Rural Broadband ID Grant

The UAMS Institute for Digital Health & Innovation Rural Broadband ID Grant helps local entities pay for broadband due-diligence business studies that will aid the grantee in seeking further grants for broadband development. Eligible studies include:

  • Full feasibility determinations, including economic business plans
  • Twenty-year financial break-even analysis
  • Competitive broadband analysis
  • Demographic analysis, with comparison to other projects
  • The ordering on construction plans to maximize return
  • Analysis of federal funding opportunities.

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Applications are accepted on a rolling basis beginning the date of the NOFO release and continuing until funds are exhausted.

CDC, HHS announce multiple grant programs to improve vaccine and health equity

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Health and Human Services (HHS) have announced multiple grant programs in recent weeks aimed at improving equity in COVID-19 treatment and vaccine access. Counties may apply directly for these grant programs prior to the deadlines later this month.

Deadlines for these grants are April 20 and April 30.

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Blue & You Foundation Regular Grants Program

The Blue & You Foundation's mission is to work together with others to create a state of better health for all Arkansans. It strategically focuses grant funding on community-based solutions in the hopes it will nurture community health leadership, foster collaboration and innovation, and leverage financial, human and community resources to produce measurable, positive impacts.

The deadline to submit applications is July 15, 2021.

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For those applying for a grant for the first time or just looking for guidance, has a host of helpful resources and videos to walk you through the process. Click here for resources.

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