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Primary Care Development Corporation Financing and Technical Assistance

Primary Care Development Corporation
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that provides loan products, training, resources, and technical assistance/business development services for healthcare providers in under-resourced communities with the goal of transforming and expanding primary care. Rural providers are encouraged to apply.

PCDC has invested in:

  • Service expansion, such as construction of new sites, renovation of existing sites, business acquisition, and site acquisition
  • Capacity expansion to integrate new or existing medical, dental, and/or behavioral health services and provide for care coordination
  • Specialized service expansion in the areas of women's health, HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention, physical/occupational therapy, expanded medical specialties within the primary care setting, and in-house pharmacies
  • Community needs expansion, including construction of demonstration kitchens, gyms, walking tracks, classrooms, learning centers, and community meeting rooms
  • Other care delivery enhancements, such as electronic health records installation, high-end equipment acquisition, and the establishment of alternative delivery methods, like mobile service delivery and telehealth

Types of financing include:

  • Pre-development financing to support site acquisition, project planning, and development
  • Bridge financing to complete projects that have received foundation grants and/or fundraising campaign pledges
  • Construction financing
  • Short-term loans
  • Permanent financing, including recapitalization and term financing
  • New Markets Tax Credits
  • Provider recruitment and retention loans
  • Transformation loans to support new service delivery and/or payment models

In addition to loans, PCDC also offers:

  • Technical assistance
  • Customized training
  • Learning portal (with scheduled and on-demand courses)
  • Webinars and learning events
  • Resource library

Recipients of PCDC services include:

  • Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and other community health centers
  • Behavioral health institutions including mental health centers and substance use treatment facilities
  • AIDS Service Organizations (ASOs)
  • Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) programs
  • Safety net hospitals including ambulatory care and outpatient centers
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Loan amounts and terms vary by product and borrower.

Application process

Complete the appropriate online inquiry form:

Tagged as
Capital funding · Healthcare business and finance · Healthcare facilities · Human services · Primary care · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Reimbursement and payment models · Service delivery models · Technology for health and human services

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.