Capital Link offers access to recordings and presentation slides from our recent webinars. View a list of our upcoming webinars here.

Empowering Communities: The Role of Health Centers in Addressing SDOH and Advancing Health Equity | June 27, 2024

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With Capital Link, Dr. Cheryl Clark, Executive Director and Senior Vice President of the Institute of Health Equity Research, Evaluation and Policy at the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers, reviews the paths through which social determinants affect health and explore the history of the nation's community health centers to reveal why and how they can effectively reduce health disparities and promote true health equity among the most vulnerable patient populations.

Advancing Health Equity | May 8, 2024


This webinar, presented by Capital Link and hosted by NACHC, explores the health equity challenges health centers face in urban areas compared to rurally located centers, and how these challenges can translate into state-led action for support. Our guest, Matt Moyer, Senior Director of Clinical Services, Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County, provides insight on the cultural, capacity, and other barriers to improving health equity as well as informed recommendations for how to best address and improve patient equity and inclusion efforts in health centers across the US.​

Financial and Operational Benchmarking Trends and Techniques | May 1, 2024

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​​​​​​Utilizing Capital Link’s just released Federally Qualified Health Centers Financial and Operational Performance Analysis 2019-2022 and the newly updated Performance Benchmarking Toolkit for Health Centers, this webinar provides an aggregate financial and operational profile of health centers nationally, highlighting the variances between rural, urban, and national health center performance. It also offers a framework for identifying financial strengths and challenges for performance improvement and reviews the key target benchmarks that support long-term financial sustainability.​

Solar Powered Healthcare: Resilience and Cost-Savings | March 25, 2024

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Learn why health centers are choosing solar power with battery backup as an affordable solution for both emergency and year-round use. Along with our CHARGE partners, the National Association of Community Health Centers and Collective Energy, we review how a solar+battery microgrid works and explore the cost-benefit analysis, new and proposed rules and rebates, the various incentives and initiatives, and financing options. We also share examples of health centers’ experiences in choosing this affordable option.

HRSA’s Loan Guarantee Program: An Overview - February 6th, 2024

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This webinar provides an overview of the benefits, eligibility, and application process of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Facility Loan Guarantee Program (LGP). We will also review our upcoming Loan Guarantee Program Learning Collaborative, which will begin at the end of February.

The Early Project Planning Phases of a Capital Development Project - Sept. 14, 2023

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This session addresses health center needs related to developing facilities that provide access to comprehensive, affordable, culturally and linguistically appropriate health services in a timely manner, focusing on the early phases of capital planning. We also review our upcoming Capital Development Learning Collaborative - Early Project Planning Stages, which provides practical direction and tools for planning, financing, and completing a capital project.

Capital Planning for Addressing Rural Health Needs - June 22, 2023

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In this session, we highlight a recent capital project for Desert Sage Health Center, a clinic providing essential services to the rural Elmore and Owyhee counties in Idaho, which tailored the structure of its new facility to suit the distinctive needs of its service area. In addition to reviewing Desert Sage’s project experience, Alan Morgan, CEO of the National Rural Health Association, discusses the connection between rural health issues and facility designs, as well as the current issues rural health centers are facing.

HRSA’s Loan Guarantee Program: An Overview - Feb. 14, 2023

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This webinar provides an overview of the benefits, eligibility, and application process of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Facility Loan Guarantee Program (LGP)

Introduction to the Planning and Financing a Capital Project to Accommodate Integrated Care Learning Collaborative - Feb. 8, 2023


This session provides an overview and introduction to the next cohort of our Planning and Financing a Capital Project to Accomodate Integrated Care Learning Collaborative. 

Financial and Operational Benchmarking Trends and Techniques - Jan. 19, 2023

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Utilizing benchmarking and comparative metrics from Capital Link’s audited financial database and data from the federal UDS reporting system, we highlight the variances between rural, urban, and national FQHC performance, as well as selected target benchmarks that support long-term financial sustainability.

NMTC Financing Preparation - A Closer Look - Jan. 17, 2023

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This webinar provides an overview of the NMTC program and its benefits, how your health center may qualify and how the program works, and an example of an FQHC NMTC project. 

Strategic Planning: Preparing in Times of Uncertainty - Dec. 15, 2022

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This training assists health centers in preparation for changes and growth through various strategic planning methods and ideas. By utilizing Capital Link’s publication, the Strategic Business Planning Handbook for Health Centers, we guide participants through the three key components of the strategic planning process and provide tools and information based on extensive experience working with health centers, as well as readily available external resources.

Decision Tree for Financing a Health Center Facility - Dec. 7, 2022

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In this session, we review our capital project financing Decision Tree resource and discuss all the key resources needed in getting your project on the road to success.

$5 Billion NMTCs Just Awarded – How to Pursue NMTC Funding for Your Project - Nov. 17, 2022

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Following the CDFI Fund's announcement of $5 Billion in New Markets Tax Credits Awards to Community Development Entities, this webinar reviews if NMTC financing could be a good fit for your health center capital project. We also provide an overview of our NMTC Preparation Program (NPP) which we are conducting with our lending affiliate, Capital Fund.

Factors Influencing Health Equity Among Community Health Center Patients - Oct. 25, 2022

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In this webinar we disccuss 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 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. 

HRSA’s Loan Guarantee Program: An Overview - Sept. 29, 2022

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In this webinar, we explain the benefits, eligibility, and application process of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Facility Loan Guarantee Program (LGP).  This webinar will also provides an overview of the next offering of our HRSA Loan Guarantee Program Learning Collaborative beginning in October.

Capital Financing Strategies for Rurally-Located Health Centers - Sept. 28, 2022

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In this webinar, we explore the financing strategies available to rurally-located health centers considering a capital expansion project. Various financing opportunities, including targeted programs such as the USDA, New Markets Tax Credits, and the HRSA Heath Center Facilities Loan Guarantee Program, are discussed. We also highlighted the recent capital expansion project of El Dorado Community Health Center (EDCHC), a rurally-located center serving several mountain communities in El Dorado County, CA.  

Health Centers’ Experiences Utilizing the HRSA Loan Guarantee Program - June 28, 2022

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Discussion on lender and health center perspectives and experiences with the HRSA Health Center Facility Loan Guarantee Program (LGP). We share updates and insights on the program using examples from health centers we’ve worked with that have successfully closed capital project financings using HRSA loan guarantees. Brandon Boyle, Director of Loan Programs at Capital Fund, our lending affiliate, discusses the process and experience of utilizing the HRSA LGP from the lender viewpoint.

Estimating Health Center Project Costs - April 21, 2022

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This webinar reviews our publication, "Estimating Health Center Project Costs," which outlines the main components of a capital project budget and provides assistance in estimating top-line construction costs. Observations and recommendations are based on project cost data provided by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA’s) Fiscal year (FY) 2021 American Rescue Plan (ARP) – Health Center Construction and Capital Improvements (C8E) grant opportunity.  

Facility Needs and Financing Opportunities for Teaching Health Centers - March 30, 2022

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This webinar reviews the facility needs and various sources of funding available to teaching health centers, including federal development grants. The webinar was co-presented by the CEO of a health center that has implemented a primary care residency training program at its facility.

Designing Your Facility: Preparing Your Team for Space Planning Success - March 15, 2022

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Based on our publication, “Designing Your Facility: Preparing Your Team for Space Planning Success,” this webinar walks health center leadership through the process of defining, preparing, and equipping internal planning teams to work effectively with design teams in defining a flexible, efficient facility that reflects your health center’s unique goals and priorities. 

Optimizing People, Place, and Process in Planning Your Facility for Integrated Care - Jan. 27, 2022

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This webinar provides an overview of the most important factors to consider when planning a facility that will accommodate various models of integrated care. Drawing from our publications, “Tools for Creating an Environment that Supports Integration,” and “Optimizing People, Place and Process: Resources to Facilitate Integrated Care in FQHCs,” we presented guiding principles for creating a place in which integrated care teams can work effectively with each other and the patients they serve.

Planning a Capital Project to Accommodate Integrated Care: A First Steps Overview - Nov. 4, 2021

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This session covers essential steps to prepare your capital project for success, including incorporating facilities goals in your strategic plan, understanding your patient base and community trends and analyzing your current operations to determine the space you need. We also describe resources available to help you plan.

Leveraging ARP Funding - Capital Planning and Supplemental Financing Options - Oct. 27, 2021

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This session is an overview of the key planning activities for successfully leveraging ARP Capital Improvement award. Participants received an overview of the tools for planning and financing a capital project, as well as suggestions for supplemental financing options, including New Markets Tax Credits, the HRSA Loan Guarantee Program, USDA, and direct loans. 

Surviving COVID: Charting a Post-Pandemic Path for California's Community Health Centers - Aug. 11, 2021

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This session discusses a series of reports that explore the financial and operational challenges community health centers were facing before the pandemic, how they adapted operations and care during the pandemic, and the policy changes that are needed to ensure their long term stability and sustainability. This was hosted by CCALAC and featured Allison Coleman of Capital Link, Carlina Hansen of California Health Care Foundation and Dr. Rakesh Patel of Neighborhood Healthcare; and co-sponsored by California Primary Care Association. 

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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