The Center for Rural Health at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences is
pleased to announce that the State Office of Rural Health program has made funding available for North Dakota
Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), and local public health units to utilize in
executing activities that have resulted from their community's Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). The
CHNA Implementation Plan Funding Program will fund a limited number of awards up to $5,000 each for North Dakota
CAHs and up to $2,500 each for RHCs and local public health units. Funds are limited and will be awarded based
on criteria outlined in the guidance below.