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Health Center Program New Access Point Grants

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.527
Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Mar 12, 2019

For programmatic or technical questions:
Allison Arnone
Online contact form

For grants management or budget questions:

Terry Hatchett

Brian Feldman


New Access Points Grants will be awarded to organizations that can provide primary healthcare services to underserved and vulnerable populations under the Health Center Program.

Applicants must demonstrate that the new access point(s) will:

  • Increase access to comprehensive, quality primary healthcare services
  • Improve the health status of underserved and vulnerable populations in the service area

In addition, applicants must document:

  • A high level of unmet need within their service area and target population
  • A sound plan to meet this need
  • A readiness to implement the proposed plan

Further, applicants must demonstrate that the plan maximizes collaborative and coordinated delivery systems for the provision of healthcare to the underserved.


Public or nonprofit private entities, including tribal, faith-based and community-based organizations, are eligible to apply.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $650,000 per year
Number of awards: 75
Project period: 2 years
Total funding available: $50,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Applications must be completed in two phases.

  • Phase 1: Applicants must apply online at by March 12, 2019.
  • Phase 2: Applicants must submit supplemental information through HRSA Electronic Handbooks (EHBs) by April 11, 2019. Applicants can only begin Phase 2 in HRSA EHBs after Phase 1 in has been completed by the deadline and HRSA has assigned the application a tracking number.

Technical assistance:

Tagged as
Access · Farmers and farmworkers · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Housing and homelessness · Migrants · Primary care · Uninsured and underinsured

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