HHS – Health Center Program – Service Area Competition in Dayton, Ohio (2014)

APPLICATION DUE: January 7, 2015 (11:59 p.m. ET)

Description:  The Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Primary Health Care is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2015 Service Area Competition (SAC) – Additional Area (SAC-AA) for Dayton, OH under the Health Center Program. The purpose of this grant program is to improve the health of the Nation’s underserved communities and vulnerable populations by assuring continued access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services. Health Center Program grants support a variety of community-based and patient-directed public and private nonprofit organizations that serve an increasing number of the Nation’s underserved.

Funding Title:  Service Area Competition – Additional Area (SAC-AA) – Dayton, OH – Health Center Program

Agency Name: Health Resources and Services Administration, Health and Human Services

Funding Instrument Type: Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid: Yes. Form 5A (Services Provided) mentions legal aid in two sections. In the required service of “Eligibility Assistance”, the form staets: “Eligibility assistance services are support to health center patients to establish eligibility for and gain access to appropriate federal, state and local programs that provideor financially support the provision of medical, social, educational, housing, or other related services (e.g., Medicaid, Veteran’s benefits, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Legal Aid).”

In the optional “Additonal Enabling/Supportive Services” section, the form states: “Additional enabling/supportive services are beyond any required case management services and support a health center patient’s access to non-medical, social, educational or other related services (e.g., child care, food banks/meals, employment and education counseling, legal services/legal aid).”

Target Population: Underserved communities and vulnerable populations in need of comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services

Expected Number of Awards: 1

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

How to Apply: HRSA requires applicants for this funding opportunity announcement to apply electronically through Grants.gov and in HRSA EHB. Applicants must use a two-tier submission process for the SAC-AA. Applicants must download the SF-424 application package associated with this funding opportunity following the directions provided at Grants.gov and in HRSA EHB.

Current Closing Date for Applications: January 7, 2015 (11:59 p.m. ET)

Estimated Total Program Funding:  $1,104,448

Award Ceiling: $0

Award Floor: $0

Eligible Applicants: Public or nonprofit private entity, including tribal, faith-based, or community-based organizations; and propose to serve a service area and its associated population(s) and patients identified in SAC-AA Service Area Announcement Table –  see http://www.hrsa.gov/grants/apply/assistance/sac-aa.

Policy and Regulations on Use of Funds:  See full announcement

Link to Full Announcement:   http://apply07.grants.gov/apply/opportunities/instructions/oppHRSA-15-131-cfda93.224-cidHRSA-15-131-instructions.pdf

Contact Information: Applicants may obtain additional information regarding business, administrative, or fiscal issues related to this funding opportunity announcement by contacting:
Donna Marx, Telephone: 301-594-4245 Email: dmarx@hrsa.gov

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Categories: Department of Health and Human Services, Express Language for Legal Aid, Government Organizations, Health, Medical-Legal Partnerships, Non-profit Organizations, Subgrant Possibilities

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