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Building Bridges to Better Health: A Primary Health Care Challenge

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Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Aug 2, 2022

The Building Bridges to Better Health: A Primary Health Care Challenge is a competition seeking to advance the development and testing of low-cost, scalable technical assistance solutions that can improve patient outcomes at HRSA-supported Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) across the country. Proposals should focus on addressing key drivers of poor health and social determinants of health that contribute to poor health outcomes for FQHC patients, including barriers to accessing medical, social, housing, educational, or other related services.


The challenge is open to any individual, group, entity, or group of entities that meet the following criteria:

  • Private entities must be incorporated and maintain a primary place of business in the United States
  • Individuals, participating singly or in a group, must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States
  • Federal entities or federal employees acting within the scope of their employment are not eligible

Participants must enter the Phase 1 competition in order to be eligible to advance to Phase 2 and Phase 3.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award amounts:

  • $10,000 will be awarded to up to 30 Phase 1 winners.
  • $20,000 will be awarded to up to 15 Phase 2 winners.
  • A 1st place prize of $150,000 will be awarded to one recipient in Phase 3. Awards ranging from $100,000 – $15,000 will be awarded to the 2nd place – 8th place entries.
Application process

Follow the instructions on the "How to Enter" tab on the program website to submit a Phase 1 proposal.

Submission details for Phases 2 and 3 will be posted prior to the start of each phase.

Tagged as
Access · Educational attainment · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health disparities · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Primary care · Social determinants of health

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