The Colorado Rural Health Center Receives $350,000 Grant from the Colorado Health Foundation

December 4, 2013

Funding from the Foundation will support rural workforce development, critical access hospital and rural health clinic programs, and outreach and educational activities.

Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 04, 2013

The Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC) today announced that the Colorado Health Foundation has awarded a fourteen-month, $350,000 grant to support general operations. The grant continues effective services and programs offered by CRHC to rural healthcare providers and facilities throughout the state.

“This grant for general operating support represents an investment in rural communities and we are deeply grateful to the Colorado Health Foundation,” said Michelle Mills, Chief Executive Officer at CRHC.

“The grant will help fund our ongoing program activities that support rural healthcare providers, while also allowing us the flexibility to target our resources where they will have the most impact.”

CRHC is committed to ensuring communities in rural Colorado get the quality healthcare they need to be healthy.

“We are honored to be entrusted with advancing rural health in Colorado and we are eager to implement the opportunities this grant provides to make a difference,” added Mills.

About The Colorado Rural Health Center

The Colorado Rural Health Center was established in 1991 as Colorado's State Office of Rural Health. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, CRHC's serves dual roles as the State Office of Rural Health with the mission of assisting rural communities in addressing healthcare issues; and as the State Rural Health Association, advocating for policy change to ensure that rural Coloradoans have access to comprehensive, affordable healthcare services of the highest quality. For more information visit http://www.coruralhealth.org, call 303-832-7493, or call toll free 800-851-6782 from rural Colorado.

About the Colorado Health Foundation

The Colorado Health Foundation works to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation by increasing the number of Coloradans with health insurance, ensuring they have access to quality, coordinated care and encouraging healthy living. The Foundation invests in the community through grants and initiatives to health-related nonprofits that focus on these goals, as well as operating medical education programs to increase the health care workforce. For more information, please visit http://www.ColoradoHealth.org.

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