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Economic Impact Analysis Tool

How does your grant-funded project impact the local economy?

The Economic Impact Analysis (EIA) tool shows how your project’s spending on staff, supplies, equipment and other expenses benefits your community.

Based on information you provide, this tool uses formulas to estimate economic impact of grant program investments on local economies. These calculations help rural program grantees assess performance, and advocate for resources that contribute to program sustainability and improved health care for rural populations.

How does it work?

You will be asked to provide information about your project’s spending over several different categories. The tool calculates a summary based on your answers, populations you serve and service locations. We’ve provided an example to show you what to expect.

Calculate an Economic Impact Scenario

To use the EIA tool, you will need to log in to your RAC account.

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Information needed to calculate your scenario