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Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) – Funding & Opportunities

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340B Drug Pricing Program
Allows certain facilities, such as Critical Access Hospitals and Federally Qualified Health Centers and FQHC Look-Alikes, to purchase prescription and non-prescription medications at reduced cost.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Pharmacy Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Service Area Competition Funding for the Health Center Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of January 1, 2020)
Grants to health centers to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population. Areas with a January 1, 2020 project period start date are eligible to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration
Service Area Competition Funding for Health Centers Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of February 1, 2020)
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population. Areas with a February 1, 2020 project period start date are eligible to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 5, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration
Service Area Competition Funding for Health Center Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of March 1, 2020)
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population. Areas with a March 1, 2020 project period start date are eligible to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 26, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) Program
Funding to support the training of residents in new or expanded primary care residency training programs in community-based ambulatory patient care centers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Center Facility Loan Guarantee Program
Facilitates access to capital funding and reduces financing costs for health centers by guaranteeing up to 80% of financing needed to support capital infrastructure projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HRSA Look-Alike Initial Designation Technical Assistance
Technical assistance resources to assist organizations in the application for Look-Alike Initial Designation under the Health Center Program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration
SBA 7(a) Guaranteed Loans
Loan guarantees to financial institutions that provide loans to small businesses (including small healthcare practices) for working capital, equipment purchase, real estate purchase, building construction/renovation, business acquisition, and debt refinancing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Small Business Administration
Health Center Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Quality Awards Inactive
Awards that recognize health centers' commitment and investment in quality improvement activities. HRSA provides financial and technical support to help health centers achieve accreditation and PCMH recognition.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program (REDL and REDG) Inactive
Loans and grants to assist in the economic development of rural areas, including funds for healthcare facilities and equipment, telecommunications networks, and job creation projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
National Health Service Corps Site Application Inactive
Apply to be a National Health Service Corps Site to receive recruitment and retention assistance, networking opportunities, and other benefits.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 13, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Healthcare Connect Fund Inactive
Provides assistance to healthcare providers for eligible expenses related to broadband connectivity at a flat discounted rate of 65%. Participants can apply as a member of a consortium or a stand-alone entity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
Sponsor: Universal Service Administrative Company
Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program Grants Inactive
Grants to improve telemedicine and distance learning services in rural areas through the use of telemedicine, computer networks, and related advanced technologies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 15, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Health Center Expanded Services: Integrated Behavioral Health Services Supplemental Funding Inactive
Supplemental funding to existing Health Center Program operational grant award recipients to increase access to high quality integrated behavioral health services, including prevention or treatment of mental health conditions and/or substance use disorders, including opioid use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 13, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Health Care Awards of Excellence Inactive
Awards that recognizes board members, clinicians, administrators, and public officials that exemplify excellence in community healthcare and contribute to the health center mission.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2019
Sponsor: National Association of Community Health Centers
Oral Health Services Expansion Grants Inactive
Awards funding to Section 330 Health Center grantees to enhance or expand oral health services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 22, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration
Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Grant Program Inactive
Grants to support rural primary care providers with the planning and implementation of quality improvement activities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 22, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program Grants - Opioid Inactive
Grants to improve access to opioid treatment in rural areas through the use of telemedicine, computer networks, and related advanced technologies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Health Center Program New Access Point Grants Inactive
Grants to support the establishment of new health service delivery sites for underserved and vulnerable populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Center Controlled Networks Inactive
Provides grants to support Health Center Controlled Networks to advance the adoption and meaningful use of health information technology strategies and to leverage technology to participate in value-based care.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 3, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration
Rural Health Network Development Planning Program Inactive
Grants to promote the planning and development of rural healthcare networks in order to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential healthcare services; and strengthen the rural healthcare system as a whole.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Service Area Competition Funding for Health Center Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of June 1, 2019) Inactive
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population. Areas with a June 1, 2019 project period start date are eligible to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 6, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Service Area Competition Funding for Health Center Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of May 1, 2019) Inactive
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population (areas served with a project period start date of May 1, 2019).
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Oct 9, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Service Area Competition Funding for Health Center Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of April 1, 2019) Inactive
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population. Areas with an April 1, 2019 project period start date are eligible to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 17, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration
New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program Inactive
Tax incentives for investments in business or economic development projects in distressed rural or urban counties, including capital investments in healthcare facilities. Investors give to Community Development Entities who then offer low-interest financing to businesses; in return for their investment, investors receive a tax credit against their federal income tax.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2018
Sponsors: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, U.S. Department of Treasury
Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program Inactive
Grants to support projects that will enhance and sustain the delivery of effective healthcare in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2017
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Population Health Initiative Inactive
Funding to support a representative and committed group of health center grantees and partners that are planning or are engaged in local or state initiatives to engage in "health neighborhoods" that support systems for population health management.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 24, 2017
Sponsor: RCHN Community Health Foundation
Telehealth Network Grant Program (TNGP) Inactive
Funding to demonstrate how telehealth programs and networks can improve access to quality health care services in rural, frontier and underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 8, 2016
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
Working with Publicly Funded Health Centers to Reduce Teen Pregnancy among Youth from Vulnerable Populations Inactive
Awards funding to create networks of publicly-funded health centers that will work with other vulnerable youth-serving entities to create linkages of care and make referrals with the intention of reducing the teen birth rate and increasing the accessibility and usage of sexual and reproductive health services.
Geographic coverage: Available in 23 states, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, and Northern Marianas
Application Deadline: May 15, 2015
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration (PBHCI) Inactive
Funding to provide coordinated and integrated services through the co-location of primary and specialty care services in community-based mental and behavioral health settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 27, 2015
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Last Updated: 7/8/2019