MSMA was successful in establishing the COVID-19 Mississippi Local Provider Innovation Grant Program this legislative session, through passage of SB 2820. The grant will be administered by the Mississippi State Department of Health, Mississippi Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (MORHPC). The program is funded by an allocation of $25,000,000 from the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund via SB 3060. Through this grant, up to $250,000 per application is available to local health care providers to acquire and implement new technology tools and infrastructure. The program launched on July 1, 2022.  

Applications will be accepted through August 31, 2022 at 5 pm.

We have compiled the following resources to assist you in preparing your grant application:

Overview of Covid-19 Local Provider Innovation Grant Program (Facebook Live/Zoom Recording)

PowerPoint Overview of Covid-19 Local Provider Innovation Grant Program

FAQs

MSDH Regulations for Covid-19 Local Provider Innovation Grant Program

PDF Grant Application (NOTE: Applications MUST be submitted electronically on the MSDH website. PDF is for informational purposes only)

For more information, please visit the Mississippi State Department of Health, Mississippi Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (MORHPC) website: https://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/44,0,111,1002.html

Questions?

Contact Mississippi Office of Rural Health and Primary Care at (601) 576-7216 or by email at MPLI-Grant@msdh.ms.gov