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Rural Telemedicine Grants Available
Applications due March 14

The Department of Agriculture has opened applications for grants of up to $500,000 for equipment and technical assistance to provide telemedicine services in rural areas. The fiscal year 2016 grants are part of the Rural Utilities Service Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program, which provides funds to improve telemedicine and distance learning services in rural areas. Applicants must serve a rural area, demonstrate economic need and provide at least 15 percent in matching funds. For more information about the program and applying for a grant, visit www.rd.usda.gov.

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