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Service Area Competition - HRSA-17-053

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Public Agencies in
Multiple States for Primary Healthcare to the Underserved

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US Department of Health and Human Services - Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) - Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC)

Deadline Date:

10/17/16 11:59 PM ET


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Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, IHEs, and public agencies in multiple states and Puerto Rico providing primary and preventive health services in designated underserved communities. Eligible communities are located in Alaska, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, and Puerto Rico.

The purpose of the SAC funding opportunity is to ensure continued access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services for communities and vulnerable populations currently served by the Health Center Program.

This FOA details the SAC eligibility requirements, review criteria, and awarding factors for organizations seeking funding for operational support to provide primary and preventive health care services to an announced service area under the Health Center Program, including Community Health Center (CHC – section 330(e)), Migrant Health Center (MHC – section 330(g)), Health Care for the Homeless (HCH – section 330(h)), and/or Public Housing Primary Care (PHPC – section 330(i)). For the purposes of this document, the term “health center” encompasses these types of funding (i.e., CHC, MHC, HCH, and PHPC).

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 175685

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Expected Number of Awards: 64

Term of Contract:

The project period is April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2020 (up to three years).


  • County governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally funded tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Public housing authorities
  • See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility
  • Special district governments
  • State governments

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

You must be a public or nonprofit private entity, as demonstrated through the submission of the Evidence of Nonprofit/Public Center Status outlined in Section

Faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations are eligible to apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Eligible communities under RFA # HRSA-17-053 may be viewed here:

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Applications are due on by October 17, 2016 (11:59 PM ET). Supplemental information is due by November 1, 2016 (5:00 PM ET).

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Beth Hartmayer
Bureau of Primary Health Care
Office of Policy and Program Development
(301) 594-4300

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alaska;   Arkansas;   Florida;   Georgia;   Illinois;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   New Jersey;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Pennsylvania;   South Carolina;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Washington;   Wisconsin

USA Territories: Puerto Rico (USA)