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Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) Funding & Opportunities

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Rural Health Network Development Planning Program
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
Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program (REDL and REDG)
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: Dec 31, 2018
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Health Center Controlled Networks
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
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: Jan 15, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Pharmacy Affairs, 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
Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI)
Provides technical assistance, education, and support for healthcare providers in rural communities who are preparing for and participating in value-based payment models.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Rural Accountable Care Consortium
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.
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.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 17, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration
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: Aug 28, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, 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 March 1, 2019) Inactive
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 20, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Service Area Competition Funding for Health Centers Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of February 1, 2019) Inactive
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration
Service Area Competition Funding for the Health Center Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of January 1, 2019) Inactive
Grants to health centers to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 6, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration
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: Jun 29, 2018
Sponsor: Universal Service Administrative Company
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
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: Jun 4, 2018
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
NACHC Policy Internship Program Inactive
Internships in Washington, D.C. for individuals who are interested in improving health for medically underserved communities and the relationship between health centers and the evolving healthcare system.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2018
Sponsor: National Association of Community Health Centers
Community Health Care Awards of Excellence Inactive
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 27, 2018
Sponsor: National Association of Community Health Centers
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
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: Jun 17, 2016
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration
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
National Safety Net Advancement Center Grant Awards Inactive
This solicitation seeks proposals from safety net organizations seeking to overcome implementation challenges related to payment reform.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2016
Sponsor: National Safety Net Advancement Center
Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Grant Program (SHCPQI) Inactive
The purpose of this program is to provide support to rural primary care providers for planning and implementation of quality improvement activities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2016
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
Oral Health Services Expansion Grants Inactive
Awards funding to Section 330 Health Center grantees to expand oral health services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2016
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration
Rural Child Poverty Telehealth Network Grant Program Inactive
Awards funding to telehealth networks that integrate social and human service organizations. Networks must demonstrate how integration of social and human service organizations can expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of healthcare services for children living in impoverished rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2015
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
Health Infrastructure Investment Program Inactive
Awards funding to existing Health Center Program grantees to increase their patient capacity and to provide additional comprehensive primary and preventive health services to medically underserved populations through the alteration, renovation, expansion, or construction of a facility.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 21, 2015
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration
Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership Program Inactive
Supports the development of formal rural health networks that focus on care coordination activities for diabetes, congestive heart failure, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 6, 2015
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
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: 11/15/2018