Grants for New and Expanded Services under the Health Center Program

To provide for expanded and sustained national investment in health centers funded under section 330 of the Public Health Service Act, including expanding the current safety net on a national basis by creating new access points (i.e., new health centers and sites), expanding services at existing health

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centers, and expanding networks that facilitate health information technology-based quality improvements in health centers.

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Contact headquarters with questions.
Website Address

http://www.hrsa.gov


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
La Clinica Tepeyac Inc $ 979,421   2015-08-012025-05-31
Community Health Centers Of Pinellas, Inc. $ 6,112,028   2002-06-012023-05-31
Clinicas De Salud Del Pueblo, Inc. $ 9,265,547   2003-01-012023-05-31
Vocational Instruction Project Community Services, Inc. $ 1,658,092   2015-08-012023-05-31
Nevada Health Centers, Inc. $ 10,666,206   2002-06-012023-05-31
Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center, Inc. $ 1,121,108   2015-05-012023-05-31
Fort Bend Family Health Center, Inc. $ 2,774,215   2002-06-012023-05-31
Cares Community Health $ 1,480,190   2015-05-012023-05-31
People's Community Clinic $ 2,016,525   2012-06-012023-05-31
Chautauqua Center, The $ 3,297,258   2012-06-012023-05-31



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Applications should be designed to improve the availability, accessibility, provision, and quality of primary health care services.

Refer to the notice(s) of funding opportunity announcement under this CFDA number for additional information.

Refer to the notice of funding opportunity under this CFDA number for additional information.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Eligible applicants for funding for new access points are public and private non-profit entities, including federally recognized Indian Tribal governments and Native American, faith-based, and community-based organizations that have the capacity to effectively administer the grant.

Eligible applicants for funding for expanded services, behavioral health integration, substance abuse service expansion, oral health service expansion, and mental health and substance abuse expansion are current Health Centers Program award recipients (funded under section 330 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended).

Eligible applicants for funding for Health Center Controlled Networks are organizations providing data-driven quality improvement services as Health Center Controlled Networks as defined under Section 330 of the Public Health Services Act, as amended, including federally recognized Indian Tribal governments and Native American, faith-based, and community-based organizations that have the capacity to effectively administer the grant.

Refer to the applicable notice of funding opportunity under this CFDA number for additional information.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Population groups in medically underserved areas, medically underserved populations, and special populations such migratory and seasonal agricultural workers, people experiencing homelessness, and public housing residents.

Credentials/Documentation

Applicants should review the applicable HRSA notice(s) of funding opportunity issued under this CFDA program for any required proof or certifications which must be submitted prior to or simultaneous with submission of an application package. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program.

Award Procedures

Notification is made in writing by a Notice of Award (NoA).

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Section 330 of the Public Health Service Act as amended (42 U.S.C. 254b), as amended).

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 90 days to up to 6 months.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

Awards to support projects beyond the first budget year will be contingent upon Congressional appropriation, compliance with applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, demonstrated organizational capacity to accomplish the project?s goals, satisfactory performance, and a determination that continued funding would be in the best interest of the federal government.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. This program has MOE requirements, see funding agency for further details.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Awards are made annually. After awards are issued, funds are released in accordance with HHS payment procedures, which may be through an Electronic Transfer System or a Monthly Cash Request System. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Awardees drawdown funds, as necessary, from the Payment Management System (PMS). PMS is the centralized web based payment system for HHS awards. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Awardees drawdown funds, as necessary, from the Payment Management System (PMS). PMS is the centralized web based payment system for HHS awards.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Refer to the applicable notice of funding opportunity under this CFDA program for additional reporting information.

The awardee will be required to submit federal financial reports (see the program notice of funding opportunity and notice of award for details for each required report).

The awardee must submit a quarterly electronic Federal Financial Report (FFR) Cash Transaction Report via the Payment Management System within 30 days of the end of each calendar quarter.

A Federal Financial Report (SF-425) is due according to the following schedule: http://www.hrsa.gov/grants/manage/technicalassistance/federalfinancialreport/ffrschedule.pdf.

A final report is due within 90 days after the project period ends.

If applicable, the awardee must submit a Tangible Personal Property Report (SF-428) and any related forms within 90 days after the project period ends.

New awards (?Type 1?) issued under this funding opportunity announcement are subject to the reporting requirements of the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA) of 2006 (Pub.

L.

109?282), as amended by section 6202 of Public Law 110?252, and implemented by 2 CFR Part 170.

Grant and cooperative agreement recipients must report information for each first-tier subaward of $25,000 or more in federal funds and executive total compensation for the recipient?s and subrecipient?s five most highly compensated executives as outlined in Appendix A to 2 CFR Part 170 (FFATA details are available online at http://www.hrsa.gov/grants/ffata.html).

Competing continuation awardees, etc.

may be subject to this requirement and will be so notified in the Notice of Award.

Expenditure reports are not applicable.

Performance monitoring occurs through review of yearly reports.

Expenditure reports are not applicable.

Performance monitoring occurs through review of yearly reports.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.

Records

Grantees are required to maintain grant accounting records for 3 years after the date they submit the Federal Financial Report (FFR). If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit, or other action involving the award has been started before the expiration of the 3-year period, the records shall be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever is later.

Financial Information

Account Identification

75-0350-0-1-550.

Obigations

(Project Grants) FY 16 $0; FY 17 est $0; and FY 18 est $0 - Expanded Services Service Expansion. (Project Grants) FY 16 $36,304,343; FY 17 est $36,000,000; and FY 18 est $36,000,000 - Health Center Controlled Networks. (Project Grants) FY 16 $0; FY 17 est $0; and FY 18 est $0 - Behavioral Health Integration Service Expansion. (Project Grants) FY 16 $0; FY 17 est $50,000,000; and FY 18 est $0 - New Access Points. (Project Grants) FY 16 $155,938,492; FY 17 est $0; and FY 18 est $0 - Oral Health Service Expansion. (Project Grants) FY 16 $0; FY 17 est $100,000,000; and FY 18 est $0 - Mental Health and Substance Abuse Service Expansion. (Project Grants) FY 16 $93,943,992; FY 17 est $94,000,000; and FY 18 est $0 - Substance Abuse Service Expansion.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Varies. See applicable notice of funding opportunity.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

The program is subject to the provision of 45 CFR Part 92 for State, local and tribal governments and 45 CFR Part 75 for institutions of higher education, hospitals, other nonprofit organizations and commercial organizations, as applicable. HRSA awards are subject to the requirements of the HHS Grants Policy Statement (HHS GPS) that are applicable based on recipient type and purpose of award. The HHS GPS is available at http://www.hrsa.gov/grants.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Contact headquarters with questions.

Headquarters Office

Bureau of Primary Health Care, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane Room 16N16, Rockville, Maryland 20857 Phone: (301) 594-4300.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Criteria for selecting proposals are available in the notice(s) of opportunity under this CFDA program.



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