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Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) Funding & Opportunities

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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
Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program (REDL and REDG)
Offers 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
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
SBA 7a Loans
Provides loans to small businesses (including small healthcare practices) for working capital; equipment purchase; real estate purchase; building construction or 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 Organization Consortium
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
Service Area Competition Funding for Health Center Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of June 1, 2018) Inactive
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 20, 2017
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, 2018) Inactive
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 6, 2017
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
340B Drug Pricing Program Inactive
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
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2017
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 April 1, 2018) Inactive
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 10, 2017
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, 2018) Inactive
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 19, 2017
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, 2018) Inactive
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 11, 2017
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, 2018) Inactive
Grants to health centers to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 21, 2017
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration
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
Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program Grants Inactive
Provides grants to improve telemedicine services and distance learning services in rural areas through the use of telemedicine, computer networks, and related advanced technologies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 17, 2017
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Healthcare Connect Fund Inactive
Provides funding to healthcare providers for telecommunications and Internet access services, as well as network equipment, at a flat discounted rate of 65 percent. Participants can apply as a member of the consortium or a stand-alone entity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2017
Sponsor: Universal Service Administrative Company
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: Jun 30, 2017
Sponsor: National Association of Community Health Centers
New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program Inactive
Provides tax incentives for investments in business or economic 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.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 21, 2017
Sponsor: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund
National Health Service Corps Site Application Inactive
Provides recruitment and retention assistance to healthcare facilities located in a Health Professional Shortage Area.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2017
Sponsor: National Health Service Corps
Gladys Brooks Foundation Grants Inactive
Grants for libraries, educational institutions, hospitals, and clinics. Awards are broad in range, but include capital expenses, proposals that address new healthcare needs, and programs that improve the quality of healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Available in 17 states.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
Sponsor: Gladys Brooks Foundation
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 28, 2017
Sponsor: National Association of Community Health Centers
Rural Health Network Development Planning Grant Program Inactive
Grants to promote the planning and development of 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
Application Deadline: Jan 3, 2017
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
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
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. Also supports quality improvement measures designed to improve patient health outcomes and reduce health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2016
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, 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
Substance Abuse Service Expansion Inactive
Supplemental funds to improve and expand substance abuse services at existing Health Centers, with a focus on Medication-assisted Treatment (MAT) in opioid use disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 28, 2015
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration
Health Center Expanded Services Supplemental Funding Inactive
Funds support increased access to preventative and primary health care services, including oral health, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, and/or enabling services at existing health center sites.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 20, 2015
Sponsor: 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
Patient Centered Medical Home Facility Improvement Grant Program Inactive
Provides capital funding to existing Section 330 Health Center grantees to address facility modifications needed to improve or enhance the ability to deliver care using the Patient Centered Medical Home model.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 14, 2014
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration
Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) Program Inactive
Provides graduate medical education payments to support community-based training. Payments will cover the costs of new residency programs in community-based ambulatory primary care settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 2, 2013
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration
Affordable Care Act Health Center Planning Grants Inactive
The purpose of planning grants is to demonstrate the need for health services in the community from public or non-profit organizations seeking a grant to plan for the development of a comprehensive primary care health center.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2011
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration

Last Updated: 10/10/2017