Service Area Competition Funding for the Health Center Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of January 1, 2020)
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 January 1, 2020 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.
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.
Number of awards: 85
Project period: Up to 3 years
Estimated total funding: $364,407,468
HRSA uses a two-tier submission process for SAC applications via grants.gov and HRSA Electronic Handbooks (EHB).
Links to the application and full announcement are available through grants.gov.
The grants.gov application must be submitted by July 15, 2019, and the HRSA EHB application must be submitted by August 14, 2019.
Application resources, forms, and frequently asked questions are available on the Technical Assistance Website.
To locate application instructions:
- Open the grants.gov announcement.
- Click on the package tab.
- Choose to preview the opportunity package.
- Click on the button that says download instructions.
- Application instructions will be in your browser download folder.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.