Service Area Competition-Additional Areas (AL, AZ, CA, CO, KY, MO, MS, MT, NC, NJ, NY, OK, OR, PA, PR, TN, and TX)

Quick Facts

Due DateMarch 21, 2014 (Friday)
Award AmountUn-Known
Category of Funding ActivityHealth
Eligible Applicants
  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Others - Applicant is a public or nonprofit private entity, such as a tribal, faith-based, or community-based organization. Applicant is one of the following: Competing Continuation ? A current Health Center Program grantee whose project period ends on, or after, October 31, 2013 and before October 1, 2014 that seeks to continue serving its current service area. New ? A health center not currently funded through the Health Center Program that seeks to serve an entire announced service area through the proposal of one or more sites. Supplemental ? A current Health Center Program grantee that seeks to serve an entire announced service area in addition to its current service area (select Revision on the SF-424 ? see Section IV.2.i for details) through the proposal of one or more new sites. Applicant proposes to serve a service area and its associated population(s) and patients identified in Table 6. Applicant must propose on Form 1A to serve at least an equivalent number of patients by the end of the project period as listed in Table 6. Applicant must propose on Form 5B the service area zip codes from which at least 75 percent of the current patients come.[1]Applicants may utilize the Patient Origin Map available on the SAC-AA technical assistance site (http://www.hrsa.gov/grants/apply/assistance/sac-aa), if applicable, as a resource in determining the zip codes from which the majority of patients originate. Applicant must propose to serve all currently-targeted populations (i.e., CHC, MHC, HCH, PHPC) identified through the funding distribution in Table 6. See Item 7 below for details on how this impacts the budget request. 4)?? Applicant submits only one application for consideration under a single SAC announcement number. Note: An applicant wishing to apply to serve two different service areas announced under a single announcement number must contact the Office of Policy and Program Development at 301-594-4300 or BPHCSAC@hrsa.gov for guidance. Applicant requests section 330 funds to support the operation of a health center for the provision of required comprehensive primary, preventive, and enabling health care services, either directly on-site or through established arrangements, without regard to ability to pay.An applicant may not propose to provide only a single service, such as dental, behavioral, or prenatal services. Applicant proposes access to services for all individuals in the service area and target population. In other words,

Program Description

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) administers the Health Center Program as authorized by section 330 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 254b). ?Health centers improve the health of the Nation's underserved communities and vulnerable populations by assuring access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services.? Health Center Program grants support a variety of community-based and patient-directed public and private nonprofit organizations that serve an increasing number of the Nation's underserved. Individually, each health center plays an important role in the goal of ensuring access to services, and combined, they have had a critical impact on the health care status of medically underserved and vulnerable populations throughout the United States and its territories. ?Targeting the Nation's neediest populations and geographic areas, the Health Center Program currently funds approximately 1,200 health centers that operate nearly 9,000 service delivery sites in every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Pacific Basin.? In 2012, more than 21 million patients, including medically underserved and uninsured patients, received comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services through the Health Center Program.? This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits applications for the Health Center Program's Service Area Competition-Additional Area (SAC-AA).? The FOA details the SAC-AA eligibility requirements, review criteria, and awarding factors for organizations seeking a grant for operational support of 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? refers to the diverse types of health centers (i.e., CHC, MHC, HCH, and /or PHPC) supported under section 330 of the PHS Act, as amended.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberHRSA-14-128
Funding Opportunity TitleService Area Competition-Additional Areas (AL, AZ, CA, CO, KY, MO, MS, MT, NC, NJ, NY, OK, OR, PA, PR, TN, and TX)
Opportunity CategoryHealth
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category Explanationhttps://grants.hrsa.gov/webExternal/SFO.asp?ID=2b3b21d3-61ce-4383-8611-2feb54a52367
Number of Awards22
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateFebruary 19, 2014 (Wednesday)
Application Due DateMarch 21, 2014 (Friday)
Application Archive DateMay 20, 2014 (Tuesday)
Total Program Funding$ 22,781,022
Award AmountUn-Known
CFDA Number
  • 93.224 - Consolidated Health Centers (Community Health Centers, Migrant Health Centers, Health Care for the Homeless, and Public Housing Primary Care)

Eligible Applicants

  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Others - Applicant is a public or nonprofit private entity, such as a tribal, faith-based, or community-based organization. Applicant is one of the following: Competing Continuation ? A current Health Center Program grantee whose project period ends on, or after, October 31, 2013 and before October 1, 2014 that seeks to continue serving its current service area. New ? A health center not currently funded through the Health Center Program that seeks to serve an entire announced service area through the proposal of one or more sites. Supplemental ? A current Health Center Program grantee that seeks to serve an entire announced service area in addition to its current service area (select Revision on the SF-424 ? see Section IV.2.i for details) through the proposal of one or more new sites. Applicant proposes to serve a service area and its associated population(s) and patients identified in Table 6. Applicant must propose on Form 1A to serve at least an equivalent number of patients by the end of the project period as listed in Table 6. Applicant must propose on Form 5B the service area zip codes from which at least 75 percent of the current patients come.[1]Applicants may utilize the Patient Origin Map available on the SAC-AA technical assistance site (http://www.hrsa.gov/grants/apply/assistance/sac-aa), if applicable, as a resource in determining the zip codes from which the majority of patients originate. Applicant must propose to serve all currently-targeted populations (i.e., CHC, MHC, HCH, PHPC) identified through the funding distribution in Table 6. See Item 7 below for details on how this impacts the budget request. 4)?? Applicant submits only one application for consideration under a single SAC announcement number. Note: An applicant wishing to apply to serve two different service areas announced under a single announcement number must contact the Office of Policy and Program Development at 301-594-4300 or BPHCSAC@hrsa.gov for guidance. Applicant requests section 330 funds to support the operation of a health center for the provision of required comprehensive primary, preventive, and enabling health care services, either directly on-site or through established arrangements, without regard to ability to pay.An applicant may not propose to provide only a single service, such as dental, behavioral, or prenatal services. Applicant proposes access to services for all individuals in the service area and target population. In other words,

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Health and Human Services
Program Information Website-
ContactOffice: Health Resources & Services Administration
Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA Grants Application Center, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 155 South, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878
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