FY 2017 Service Area Competition (SAC) Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance

The Service Area Announcement Table lists all service areas announced for competition through the SAC FOA and includes the:

  • Patient Target for each service area (Information provided at Patient Target FAQs (PDF)
  • Service area Zip Codes and the percentage of patients that reside within each
  • Total Funding available for each service area and the target population(s) served

SAC Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Release and Application Schedule

Project Period End Date HRSA Announcement Number Expected FOA Release Grants.gov Deadline
(11:59 PM EST)
HRSA EHB Deadline
(5:00 PM EST)

Dec, 31, 2016

HRSA-17-050

June 15, 2016

Aug. 16, 2016

Aug. 31, 2016

Jan. 31, 2017

HRSA-17-051

June 28, 2016

Aug. 29, 2016

Sep. 13, 2016

Feb. 28, 2017

HRSA-17-052

July 5, 2016

Sep. 6, 2016

Sep. 21, 2016

March 31, 2017

HRSA-17-053

Aug. 16, 2016

Oct. 17, 2016

Nov. 1, 2016

April 30, 2017

HRSA-17-054

Sep. 6, 2016

Nov. 7, 2016

Nov. 29, 2016

May 31, 2017

HRSA-17-055

Sep. 20, 2016

Nov. 29, 2016

Dec. 14, 2016

Overview

The purpose of the SAC funding opportunity is to ensure continued access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services for communities and vulnerable populations currently served by the Health Center Program. A SAC application is a request for federal financial assistance to continue support of comprehensive primary health care services in a service area currently served by a Health Center Program grantee whose project period is ending in FY 2017.

Who Can Apply

Organizations eligible to compete for SAC funds include public or nonprofit private entities, such as tribal, faith-based, or community-based organizations, that propose to serve an announced service area and its associated population to ensure continued access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services for communities and vulnerable populations served by the Health Center Program. Applicants must meet all Eligibility Requirements listed in Section III of the FOA.

How to Apply

SAC applications must be submitted via Grants.gov and the HRSA Electronic Handbooks (EHB). To download the Application Package, click on the Grants.gov link below and search for the FOA number (e.g., HRSA-17-XXX). Refer to the Service Area Announcement Table to obtain the applicable FOA number.

Phase 1 - Grants.gov: must be completed and successfully submitted via Grants.gov by 11:59 p.m. EST on the date noted in the schedule above and in the FOA.

Phase 2 - HRSA EHB: must be completed and successfully submitted by 5 p.m. EST on the date noted in the schedule above and in the FOA.

  • See the funding opportunity announcement and the EHB SAC Applicant User Guide for instructions on how to submit in EHB.

Technical Assistance Resources

Program Specific Documents and Forms

Performance Measures

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Before you can apply for this funding opportunity, you must register in three places: DUNS, SAM, and Grants.gov.

Be sure to provide complete and consistent information to all three systems. If there is a problem anywhere in the process, your registration can take 4 weeks or longer.

Before you do anything else, make sure you Register & Get Ready

Contacts

Program Information
Beth Hartmayer
HRSA Bureau of Primary Health Care
Office of Policy and Program Development
301-594-4300 | BPHCSAC@hrsa.gov

Budget Information
Donna Marx
HRSA Office of Federal Assistance Management
Division of Grants Management Operations
301-594-4245 | dmarx@hrsa.gov

EHB Application Assistance
BPHC Helpline
877-974-2742 | Submit Web Request Form

EHB Account Access Assistance
HRSA Contact Center
877-464-4772 | CallCenter@hrsa.gov

General Feedback
BPHCFOAFeedback@hrsa.gov