$3.4m available in Telehealth Network Grant Program

The objective of the Telehealth Network Grant Program (TNGP) is to demonstrate how telehealth programs and networks can improve access to quality health care services in underserved rural and urban communities in the US. The program will provide funding for Federal fiscal years 2009 -2011. Approximately $3,430,000 is expected to be available annually to fund 14 grantees. The maximum award for individual grants will be up to $245,000 (including direct and indirect costs) for the financial year 2009. Closing date for applications 6 March 2009.