State Health Access Program (SHAP)

The summary for the State Health Access Program (SHAP) Federal 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 FederalGrants.com 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 government agency that is offering this grant.
Federal Grant Title: State Health Access Program (SHAP)
Federal Agency Name: Health Resources and Services Administration
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-09-226
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.256
CFDA Descriptions: State Planning Grants Health Care Access for the Uninsured
Current Application Deadline: Jun 16, 2009
Original Application Deadline: Jun 16, 2009
Posted Date: Apr 21, 2009
Creation Date: Apr 21, 2009
Archive Date: Aug 14, 2009
Total Program Funding: $75,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 15
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Grant Description
This grant program is to support States ready to implement a health insurance coverage program designed for the uninsured. Two types of State grants are available: 1) target grants for States focusing on a particular population(s) at $2-4 million a year for 5 years, subject to the availability of funds and; 2) comprehensive grants for large States or those planning more extensive coverage initiatives at $7-10 million a year for 5 years, subject to the availability of funds. Matching funds and project sustainability beyond the 5-year period are required. FY 2009 Congressional Appropriations Bill, Public Law 111-8.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
The Governor of each State or territory is invited to apply. The Governor can designate an individual or agency authorized to prepare the State's application on behalf of the State. Only a State entity can be the official recipient of a grant. Only one application per State is permitted.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement Contact
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Contact HRSA Call Center at 877-Go4-HRSA/877-464-4772;301-998-7373 or email [CallCenter@HRSA.GOV]
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