Grant Writing Hack: Write Your Budget First

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When I first began writing grants, I always saved the budget for last. To me, it made sense to write the application, determine exactly what I wanted to do, and then retrofit a budget to match my plans. A few years ago, I attended an advanced Federal Grant Training and I learned something that revolutionized […]

Fully Integrating Patients, Caregivers, and Family Members Into the Palliative Care Team in Rural Populations

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When Patricia Fogelman, DNP became the first non-physician System Medical Director for the Guthrie Clinic, she knew it was a new version of the status quo. “There’s a lot of work to be done, I’m here to help.” Fogelman explained as she began to establish new protocols and procedures for the Palliative Medicine Program. Getting […]

Grant Hack #1 Learn from Winners

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Did you know that awarded federal grant applications are considered public record? That’s right! Thanks to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), you can request a copy of the winning proposal (s) for any federal funding opportunity you may be interested in. Reading a prior awarded proposal is a great way to strengthen your application […]

CCN Employee Spotlight: Lisa Bobby

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Lisa Bobby leads a team at Care Compass Network (CCN) that is 100% devoted to the successful engagement and collaboration of its partner organizations. She’s the Director of Operations and has been part of CCN since the summer of 2017. With over 30 years working in the healthcare field, prior to joining CCN, Lisa was […]

CCN’s Grant Assistance Helps Combat the Rural Opioid Epidemic

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In the past two decades alone, over 500,000 people have died from opioid overdoses. This crisis has permeated every walk of life, but rural areas have been hit especially hard. To combat this, in 2018, the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) created the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) with one long-term mission: to […]

 
 
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