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Department of Health and Human Services: Service Area Competition

Deadline: September 17, 2018

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Health Center Program’s Service Area Competition (SAC) supports public and private nonprofit community-based and patient-directed organizations that provide primary health care services to the Nation’s medically underserved populations. The purpose of the SAC 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 SAC will award organizations seeking funding for operational support to provide primary health care services to an announced service area.

Applications must document an understanding of the need for primary health care services in the service area and propose a comprehensive plan to meet this need. The plan must ensure the availability and accessibility of primary health care services to all individuals in the service area and target population, regardless of ability to pay. Applications must further demonstrate that the plan includes collaborative and coordinated delivery systems for the provision of health care to the underserved and compliance with Health Center Program requirements.

Amount: DHHS will award up to 81 grants totaling $339,900,000. Award amounts vary and are subject to availability of funds.

Eligibility: Nonprofits, faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations.

Link: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=307228

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