Service Area Competition

The summary for the Service Area Competition grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Health Resources and Services Administration, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Service Area Competition: This announcement solicits applications for the Health Center Program’s Service Area Competition (SAC).  The Health Center Program supports patient-directed public and private nonprofit organizations that provide primary and preventive health care services to the Nation’s medically underserved.  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).
Federal Grant Title: Service Area Competition
Federal Agency Name: Health Resources and Services Administration
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-17-050
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 324033
CFDA Descriptions: Consolidated Health Centers (Community Health Centers, Migrant Health Centers, Health Care for the Homeless, and Public
Current Application Deadline: Aug 16, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Aug 16, 2016
Posted Date: Jun 15, 2016
Creation Date: Jun 15, 2016
Archive Date: Sep 30, 2016
Total Program Funding: $132,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $0
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 85
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
You must be a public or nonprofit private entity, as demonstrated through the submission of the Evidence of Non-profit/Public Center Status outlined in Section IV.2.vii.  Faith-based and community-based organizations, Tribes, and tribal organizations are eligible to apply.
Grant Announcement Contact
Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
Contact Beth Hartmayer at (301)594-4300 or email

Health Resources and Services Administration 301-443-7432
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