Capital Link offers webinars designed to offer useful information for health centers on a wide range of topics at no charge. Access past webinar recordings here.   

Capital Financing Strategies for Rurally-Located Health Centers

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 from 2 -3 PM EST

Presenters: Tony Skapinsky, Project Consultant, Capital Link, and Terri Lee Stratton, CEO, EDCHC

Join us to explore the financing strategies available to rurally-located health centers considering a capital expansion project. Various financing opportunities will be discussed, including targeted programs such as the USDA, New Markets Tax Credits, and the HRSA Heath Center Facilities Loan Guarantee Program. We will also highlight the recent capital expansion project of El Dorado Community Health Center (EDCHC), a rurally-located center serving several mountain communities in El Dorado County, California. Terri Stratton, the CEO of EDCHC, will share insights and lessons learned from the USDA financing process.



HRSA’s Loan Guarantee Program: An Overview

Thursday, September 29, 2022 from 2 - 3 PM EST

If your health center is looking for additional financing for an upcoming capital project, join us to learn more about the benefits, eligibility, and application process of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Facility Loan Guarantee Program (LGP). A loan from the HRSA LGP can enhance your credit profile and cover up to 80% of the principal amount of loans made by non-federal lenders. The LGP also reduces lender risk and allows a lender to provide a loan under more favorable terms than otherwise possible. This webinar will also provide an overview of the next offering of our HRSA Loan Guarantee Program Learning Collaborative beginning later this fall.

Presenters: Jonathan Chapman, Chief Project Officer, Capital Link



Factors Influencing Health Equity Among Community Health Center Patients

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 from 2 -3 PM EST

Join us to learn how specific patient and organizational characteristics influence health equity among community health center patients. Utilizing findings from a recent data-driven analysis, conducted by Capital Link with the assistance of HealthLandscape and funded by Cedars-Sinai, we will explore how certain health center characteristics, such as patient population demographics, contribute to financial performance and the ability to achieve equitable access and outcomes for patients. We’ll also provide recommendations for addressing and improving health center patient equity and inclusion, and how to identify health inequities at your own health center utilizing our new Patient Profile and Health Equity Analysis.

Presenters: Susan Petrie, COO, Capital Link, and Jen Saber, Senior Director of Data and Information


Capital Link's webinars are supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $1,168,750 with 0 percent financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit

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