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Kansas Rural Health & Prosperity Grants Workshop

Federal and State agencies will participate in the Rural Health and Prosperity Grants 101 Workshop in McPherson on April 16-17, 2024 to share information on grant opportunities to support your community or organization, as well as discussion application tips.

Attendees included:

  • Health & Social Services Providers
  • Community and Economic Developers
  • City Commissioners
  • City and County Staff
  • Faith-based and Community Leaders
  • Bankers
  • Community Champions

2024 Workshop Information

Workshop Agenda
  • Federal Grant Application Process
  • Federal and State Funding Opportunities
  • Important Tips for Writing a Strong Application and Applying for Funding
  • Technical Assistance and Resources
  • Working with Foundations
  • Breakout sessions on day 2 to talk through example projects and application of programs
Federal Agency Resources and Presentations

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

U.S. Department of Agriculture – Rural Development

U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)


State Agency Resources and Presentations

Kansas Department of Commerce (KDC)

  • Quality Places Division
  • Office of Rural Prosperity (ORP)

Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)

Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC)

Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT)- Kansas Infrastructure Hub

Kansas Statewide Homeless Coalition

  • KS Balance of State Continuum of Care (KSHC)


Grant Writing Resources and Presentations

Federal Grant Review

Working with Foundations – Sunflower Foundation

Let’s Get Started – Kansas Research and Extension

Frequently Asked Questions

Event Parking Options

McPherson Lodging and Dining

See all lodging options in McPherson

To enable this to be a free event, meals are not provided at this event. To assist in being prepared for lunch on your own, here is a link to dining options in McPherson.

See dining options in McPherson

Will sessions be recorded?

No, unfortunately, sessions will not be recorded. However, presentations, resource and agency contact information will be added to this workshop webpage following the event.

This year is the 2nd annual workshop. If interest is still there, we’ll do the workshop again next spring! Be watching for more information.

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