FY 2021 American Rescue Plan – Health Center Construction and Capital Improvements (ARP-Capital, C8E)


Fiscal year (FY) 2021 American Rescue Plan – Health Center Construction and Capital Improvements (ARP-Capital, C8E) one-time funding supports construction, expansion, alteration, renovation, and other capital improvements to modify, enhance, and expand health care infrastructure.

HRSA provided over $950 million to 1,292 health centers.

ARP-Capital funding supports one or more of the following project types, for up to five (5) total projects per eligible health center:

  • Construction of a New Facility: This project creates a new building structure. Activities in this project include construction of a new stand-alone structure.
  • Construction/Expansion (C/E) of an Existing Facility: This project adds square footage to an existing facility and/or includes significant site work.
  • Alteration/Renovation (A/R) of an Existing Facility: This project involves renovations to an existing facility that does not increase square footage of the facility.
  • Equipment Only: This project involves the acquisition of loose, moveable equipment not affixed to the physical building structure.

ARP-Capital award recipients are required to submit quarterly progress reports until all projects are fully completed. The progress reporting schedule for year one C8E ARP-Capital awards is below:

Report Reporting Period Available in EHBs Due Date
1 September 15, 2021-December 31, 2021 January 1, 2022 January 14, 2022
2 January 1-March 31, 2022 April 1, 2022 TBD
3 April 1-June 30, 2022 July 1, 2022 TBD
4 July 1-September 30, 2022 October 1, 2022 TBD

HRSA will notify FY 2021 C8E award recipients when quarterly progress updates, including guidance and technical assistance to support their completion, are available. Reporting resources will be posted to this webpage.

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Program Information

See Health Center Program Support information below.

Budget Information

Contact the Grants Management Specialist on your Notice of Award.

EHBs Health Center Program Support

Health Center Program Support
Hours of operation 8am – 8pm ET Monday-Friday (excluding federal holidays)
877-464-4772 or complete the BPHC Contact Form HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer

  • Complete the Contact Form, Contact Record, Organizational, Contact Verification screens
  • Select “Current Award Recipient” for Requestor Type
  • Select “Health Center” on the Health Center or EHBs Question screen,
  • Select “Capital” for BPHC Category
  • Select “ARP-Capital (C8E) Funding” for BPHC Sub Category
  • Complete the Description field and click “Submit”

Or call Health Center Program Support at 877-464-4772 (select option 1) 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET, Monday-Friday (except federal holidays).

Date Last Reviewed:  October 2021