Waycross, GA (PRWEB) May 17, 2016 -- Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth (GPT), a charitable nonprofit promoting the establishment of telemedicine programs in communities throughout Georgia, announces that it is accepting applications for the 2016 Georgia Rural School-based Telehealth Center Grant. The deadline for application is June 10, 2016.
The Rural School-Based Telehealth Center Initiative’s grant program is open exclusively to rural Georgia public and charter schools located in counties with a population of less than 35,000 residents. In addition to these requirements for eligibility, applicants can be:
• Local public health agencies
• Community health centers
• Rural health centers
• Non-profit hospitals
• Federally qualified health centers
• Community mental health centers
• Independent nonprofit medical practices
The selected recipients will receive up to $30,000 in grant funding, which goes directly to the development of a School Based telehealth program, funding the purchasing of telehealth equipment and training.
“This is the fourth year that GPT is offering this grant opportunity and we could not be more thrilled,” states Rena Brewer, CEO of GPT. “We’re always very excited to see the applications that come in, because the expansion of telehealth programs in rural areas across the State of Georgia is the main goal of our organization. Many schools and organizations rely on grant funding to begin these kinds of initiatives. GPT is very proud to assist them in providing rural citizens with quality virtual healthcare from the comfort of their own community.”
Interested parties can apply for the grant here: http://www.gatelehealth.org/solutions/funding-opportunities/
About Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth
Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth is a charitable nonprofit corporation, which was formed to promote improvements in healthcare and healthcare facilities in communities by assisting in the establishment of telemedicine programs. GPT is known as the leading agency globally focusing on increasing access to healthcare through innovative use of technology. GPT is one of the entities that belong to the Global Partnership for TeleHealth.
The mission of the Global Partnership for TeleHealth is to deliver worldwide access to healthcare. Our unparalleled success in the United States in applying telehealth programs and services has assisted agencies in providing cost effective, efficient, and high quality healthcare. For more information, visit the GPT website at http://www.gatelehealth.org/.
Sherrie Williams, Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth, Inc., http://www.gatelehealth.org, 866-754-4325, [email protected]