This matching grant program began in 1991
and has accomplished the creation of state offices in all 50 states.
Each office's mission is to help their individual rural communities
build health care delivery systems. They accomplish this mission
by: collecting and disseminating information; providing technical
assistance; helping to coordinate rural health interests state-wide;
and by supporting efforts to improve recruitment and retention of
health professionals. These offices created the National Organization
of State Offices of Rural Health to ensure that the states' perspectives
on rural health were recognized nationally.
Directory of State Offices
of Rural Health (SORH) and State Rural Health Associations
of State Offices of Rural Health (not a government website)