USDA Distance Learning & Telemedicine Grant: How to Craft a Compelling Needs Statement in a Competitive Funding Cycle

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Are you applying for the 2019 US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Distance Learning & Telemedicine Grant? 

In this video, Angela Connor, Director of Grants and Public Funding at American Well, and Maureen Meyer, MBA, GPC, Grant Writing Consultant to American Well, will provide their expertise on two of the subjectively scored components of the grant—Special Consideration and Need for Service. The webinar also covers deadlines for funding and the two funding tracks available—traditional telemedicine programs and opioid-specific telemedicine programs.

Watch the webinar to learn:

  • How to differentiate your program in the application process
  • How to craft compelling needs and special considerations sections
  • The do’s and don’ts for each section

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