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Service Area Competition Funding for Health Center Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of May 1, 2019)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.224
Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Oct 9, 2018

For programmatic or technical assistance questions:
Beth Hartmayer

For business, administrative, or fiscal questions:
Donna Marx


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 a May 1, 2019 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 Table Announcement.


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
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Applicants may apply for the amount of the total funding listed in the Service Area Announcement Table for the proposed service area in total cost per year.

Expected number of awards: 50
Project period: Up to 3 years
Estimated total program funding: $140,800,000

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 9, 2018, and the HRSA EHB supplemental information must be submitted by November 7, 2018.

Links to the application and full announcement are available through

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

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