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Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and the Health Center Program – Funding & Opportunities

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Promoting Resilience and Mental Health Among Health Professional Workforce
Grant to healthcare organizations to establish, enhance, or expand evidence-based or evidence-informed programs or protocols to promote resilience, mental health, and wellness among their health professional workforce, including in rural and medically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 20, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, 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: Sep 21, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Clinical Workforce Development Training, Technical Assistance, and Learning Collaboratives for FQHCs
Training, technical assistance, and learning collaboratives for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and FQHC look-alikes in the areas of comprehensive primary clinical care teams, HIV prevention, sustainable training models, and postgraduate residency and fellowship programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsors: Community Health Center, Inc., Weitzman Institute
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: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Service Area Competition Funding for Health Center Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of May 1, 2022)
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population (areas served with a project period start date of May 1, 2022).
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Oct 4, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Pharmacy Affairs, 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, 2022)
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population. Areas with a June 1, 2022 project period start date are eligible to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Rescue Plan Provider Relief Fund New Distributions
Relief funds for hospitals and other healthcare providers to support expenses and lost revenue due to COVID-19. The application portal will open on September 29, 2021. $17 billion is available for a broad range of providers who can document revenue loss and expenses associated with the pandemic. An additional $8.5 billion in relief funds is available for providers who serve rural patients.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
DATA 2000 Waiver Training Payment Program
One-time direct payment of $3,000 to Federally Qualified Health Centers and Rural Health Clinics for each eligible provider who possesses a DATA 2000 waiver to prescribe buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration
Dispensary of Hope Dispensing Site Network
A national collaborative led by a nonprofit medication distributor that sources donated medications to assist nonprofit health systems, hospitals, clinics, and pharmacies in serving their patient population, especially individuals experiencing poverty and those that are uninsured.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Dispensary of Hope

Last Updated: 9/14/2021