Friday, June 8, 2012

Service Area Competition

Service Area Competition

Department of Health and Human Services


The synopsis for this grant opportunity is detailed below, following this paragraph. This synopsis contains all of the updates to this document that have been posted as of 06/07/2012 . If updates have been made to the opportunity synopsis, update information is provided below the synopsis.
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Document Type:Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number:HRSA-13-221
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Posted Date:Jun 07, 2012
Creation Date:Jun 07, 2012
Original Closing Date for Applications:Aug 01, 2012   
Current Closing Date for Applications:Aug 01, 2012   
Archive Date:Sep 30, 2012
Funding Instrument Type:Grant 
Category of Funding Activity:Health 
Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards:39
Estimated Total Program Funding:$62,495,625
Award Ceiling:
Award Floor:
CFDA Number(s):93.224  --  Consolidated Health Centers (Community Health Centers, Migrant Health Centers, Health Care for the Homeless, Public Hous
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:No

Eligible Applicants

State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Special district governments
Independent school districts
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
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

Additional Information on Eligibility:

Applicants must meet all of the following eligibility requirements. 1. Applicant proposes to serve a service area and its associated population(s) identified in the Service Area Announcement Table available at, including: • A current Health Center Program grantee whose project period ends on, or after, October 31, 2012 and before October 1, 2013 that seeks to continue serving its current service area. • A health center not currently funded through the Health Center Program that seeks to serve an entire announced service area. • A current Health Center Program grantee that seeks to serve an entire announced service area in addition to its current service area. 3) Applicant submits only one application for consideration under a single SAC announcement number. 4) 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. 5) Applicant proposes access to services for all individuals in the service area and target population. In instances where a sub-population is being targeted within the service area or target population (e.g., homeless children; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals; adolescents/children in schools), the applicant must ensure that health care services will be made available to others in need of care who seek services at the proposed site(s). 6) Applicant requests annual Federal section 330 funding (as presented on the SF-424A) that DOES NOT exceed the established cap of section 330 funding available to support the announced service area and its designated population(s). 

Agency Name

Health Resources & Services Administration


Health centers improve the health of the Nation's underserved communities and vulnerable populations by ensuring access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits applications for the Health Center Program's Service Area Competition (SAC). The FOA details the SAC eligibility requirements, review criteria, and awarding factors for organizations seeking a grant for operational support for 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. 

Link to Additional Information

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

Contact HRSA Contact Center at 877-Go4-HRSA/877-464-4772 or email

Synopsis Modification History

There are currently no modifications for this opportunity.

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