Many organizations, including federal agencies and national organizations, curate lists of effective programs. Some may have sections specific to rural and many have approaches that could be adapted to rural:
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RAC is looking for project examples to share with rural service providers.
The Rural Assistance Center collects and shares stories about rural health and human services programs and interventions. This collection includes approaches that have demonstrated success in research studies and program evaluations, as well as anecdotal accounts.
Read about the criteria and evidence-base for programs included in the Rural Health Models and Innovations Hub.
Each rural community should consider whether a particular project or approach is a good match for their community’s needs and capacity. While it is sometimes possible to adapt program components to match your resources, keep in mind that changes to the program design may impact results. Programs listed in this section are not endorsed by the Rural Assistance Center or the Office of Rural Health Policy.
Rural Community Health Gateway - Features evidence-based approaches that can be adapted to fit your community.