Bridging the Gap - Investment Needs and Financing Capacity

Stroudwater Associates assists rural and community hospitals and regional referral centers facing constraints with accessing the capital required to execute critical strategic initiatives.

Our decades of strategic and operational advisory experience with rural and community hospitals provides an unmatched perspective. We are expert at each aspect of major capital project development and financing, including: market analyses, service demand modeling, space planning, master facility planning, feasibility studies, capital planning, and debt underwriting.

We specialize in capital planning and capital access advisory services for projects that are stalled, challenging or require careful alignment of organizational, facilities, and/or physician alignment strategies with a viable financing strategy.

We are recognized experts in a broad array of financing sources, including:


USDA & FHA 242

Capital Partnering

Monetization of Non-Core Assets

Tax Exempt & Taxable Debt

Joint Ventures

A customized approach to your organization's needs.

We work to find financing options that fit specific client needs and facilitate implementation of organizational strategy and critical initiatives.

We are adept at integrating organizational, facilities planning, and physician alignment strategies with financing strategy. Our engagement teams are structured to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to address unique client circumstances.

Organizations located in communities with fewer than 50,000 in population are eligible for USDA – Community Facilities Direct and Guaranteed loan options. These organizations can access additional information about USDA financing and StroudwaterGCL Rural Healthcare Capital’s services.

Accessing more than
$500 million since 2005

Client funding has been accessed using fixed and variable rate tax-exempt debt, capital partnering, FHA 242, bank loans, and joint ventures.

Contact the Practice Leader

Jeff Sommer