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Rural Maryland Council and Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland to host roundtable discussions to improve non-emergency health transportation services

        Non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) remains one of the largest obstacles patients face in accessing health care service. According to the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, annual studies show that transportation disadvantaged populations suffer a higher prevalence of single or multiple health conditions when compared to the general population  Read the Rest…

Rural Maryland Council Announces Fiscal Year 2023 Grant Recipients

The Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF) supports Rural Maryland Council’s operating activities, including the Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund (MAERDAF), and the State’s five rural Regional Councils. The RMPIF grant program is designed to facilitate significant targeted investments in important economic and community development programs and promote regional and intergovernmental cooperation.  Read the Rest…

We’re Hiring!

Be a voice for rural Maryland by joining the Rural Maryland Council team as the Program Coordinator. This is an exciting opportunity to work statewide on issues that affect rural Maryland. The position will provide policy development, program coordination, and administrative support across the team. This position requires outstanding organizational skills, excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work and think  Read the Rest…

Recently passed Fiscal Year 2023 Maryland Operating Budget includes historic funding for rural communities

Annapolis, MD – On April 11, 2022, the Maryland Legislature adjourned Sine Die. Among the session’s many accomplishments, the Legislature approved the Fiscal Year 2023 State Operating Budget which included $9,000,000 in funding to support the Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF) – 50% more funding than in previous years. The Rural Maryland Council would  Read the Rest…

Rural Maryland Council Honors Rural Community Advocates

Annapolis, MD – The Rural Maryland Council (RMC) and its membership convened at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel in Annapolis on December 1, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. for its Executive Board Meeting and Rural Impacts Award Ceremony. This annual event provides an overview of upcoming events and activities for 2022 and honors advocates for rural Maryland  Read the Rest…

2021 Maryland Rural Impact Awards Now Accepting Nominations

The Rural Maryland Council (RMC) will be holding the 2021 Maryland Rural Impact Awards at the Annual Meeting to be held on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at 6:30 pm at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel in Annapolis. The awards ceremony is an opportunity to recognize individuals and organizations that have performed extraordinary acts of service to  Read the Rest…

2021 Rural Summit Registration Now Open

Redefining Resilience and Recovery December 1-2 at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel in Annapolis On December 1 and 2 of this year, the Rural Maryland Council will host a biennial Rural Summit to highlight the achievements and progress of its rural communities. Throughout the two-day event, attendees will hear rural advocates from across the state and  Read the Rest…

Rural Maryland Council Announces Fiscal Year 2022 Grant Recipients

The Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF) supports Rural Maryland Council’s activities including the Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund (MAERDAF), and the State’s five Regional Councils. RMPIF is designed to facilitate significant targeted investments in important economic and community development programs and promote regional and intergovernmental cooperation. MAERDAF provides capacity-building grants to  Read the Rest…

Economic Impact Analysis Request for Proposals

The Rural Maryland Council is currently issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit a qualified entity to provide technical assistance in estimating the economic impact of the Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund and the Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund using a set of economic data to model complex economic events and  Read the Rest…

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