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Service Area Competition Funding for Health Center Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of April 1, 2018)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.224
Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration
Oct 10, 2017

For business, administrative, or fiscal questions:
Donna Marx

For programmatic or technical assistance questions:
Beth Hartmayer
Phone: 301.594.4300


The Health Center Program provides grants to health centers that offer comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population. This program targets the nation's neediest populations and geographic regions. Areas with an April 1, 2018 project period start date are eligible to apply.

Funding is available for Community Health Centers (CHC), Migrant Health Centers (MHC), Health Care for the Homeless (HCH), and Public Housing Primary Care (PHPC). Applicants must serve an entire service area listed in HRSA's Service Area Announcement Table.


Applicants must be a public or nonprofit private entity, such as a tribal, faith-based, or community-based organization that proposes to offer comprehensive primary care services to an entire service area.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Expected number of awards: 59
Total funding available: $244,000,000

Application process

HRSA uses a two-tier submission process for Service Area Competition applications through and HRSA Electronic Handbooks (EHB). The application must be submitted by October 10, 2017, and the HRSA EHB supplemental information must be submitted by October 25, 2017.

Links to the application and full announcement are available through

Application resources, forms, and frequently asked questions are available on the Technical Assistance Website.

Tagged as
Clinics · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Primary care

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