Agency: Health Resources & Services Admin (HHS); Program: Service Area Competitions (CFDA Number 93.224) (Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-16-171); Eligibility: Schools; community health facilities; public and nonprofit private entities including faith-based and community-based organizations in California, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Yor, and West Virginia (school-based health centers are encouraged); Funding: $10.8 million for seven awards (no match is required); Deadline: Dec. 14.
Summary: This funding is intended to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to underserved areas or populations in California, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Missouri, New York and West Virginia. The applicant must show how they will improve the health within their underserved communities and ensure access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary healthcare services the local areas. Applicants can check the HRSA Service Area Announcement Table (http://bphc.hrsa.gov/sac/default.aspx) for details on geographic eligibility. All service areas listed in the table are currently served by Health Center Program grantees whose project periods are ending. HRSA intends to continue to support health services in this area. Competitive applicants must demonstrate how they will make services available and accessible in a sustainable manner. Technical assistance is here: http://tinyurl.com/nj89soz