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 notice solicits applications for the Health Center Program's Service Area Competition (SAC).  The Health Center Program supports public and private nonprofit community-based and patient-directed organizations that provide primary health care services to the Nation's medically underserved.  The purpose of the SAC NOFO is to ensure continued access to affordable, quality primary health care services for communities and vulnerable populations currently served by the Health Center Program. This NOFO details the SAC eligibility requirements, review criteria, and awarding factors for organizations seeking funding for operational support to provide primary health care services to an announced service area under the Health Center Program.  For the purposes of this document, the term “health center” encompasses Health Center Program award recipients funded under the following subsections: 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)).
Federal Grant Title: Service Area Competition
Federal Agency Name: Health Resources and Services Administration (HHS-HRSA)
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-18-026
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.224
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: November 6th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: November 6th, 2017
Posted Date: September 6th, 2017
Creation Date: September 6th, 2017
Archive Date: January 5th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $214,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $0
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 81
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: September 6th, 2017
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 (Attachment 11).  Faith-based and community-based organizations, Tribes, and tribal organizations are eligible to apply.[1]
Grant Announcement Contact
Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

Contact Beth Hartmayer at (301)594-4300 or email
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