FY 2020 Coronavirus Supplemental Funding for Health Centers (COVID-19)


Fiscal year (FY) 2020 Coronavirus Supplemental Funding for Health Centers (COVID-19) provides one-time funding to support health centers in preventing, preparing for, and responding to coronavirus disease 2019.

HRSA provided $100,000,000 to Health Center Program award recipients. Each COVID-19 supplement was calculated using the following formula:

  • Base value of $50,464, plus
  • $0.50 per patient reported in the 2018 Uniform Data System (UDS), plus
  • $2.50 per uninsured patient reported in the 2018 UDS.

Award Implementation

FY 2020 Progress Reporting

Recipients of FY 2020 coronavirus-related supplemental awards for health centers are required to submit quarterly progress reports. These reports have different reporting periods and due dates. This information is specified for the COVID-19 award (activity code: H8C) below:

Report Reporting Period Available in EHBs Due Date
1 March 15 - June 30, 2020 July 1, 2020 July 10, 2020
2 July 1 - September 30, 2020 October 1, 2020 October 12, 2020
3 October 1 - December 31, 2020 January 1, 2021 January 13, 2021
4 January 1 - March 31, 2021 April 1, 2021 April 14, 2021
5 April 1 - June 30, 2021 July 1, 2021 July 14, 2021

Reporting Requirements Submission Components

Scope Adjustments and Changes in Scope

COVID-19 funding must be used for in-scope services and sites. You must receive any necessary Scope Adjustment and Change in Scope approvals before implementing a new service, service delivery method, or site in support of your COVID-19 project. See the Scope of Project webpage and contact the project officer listed on your notice of award for guidance.

Technical Assistance


Question and Answer Sessions for Applicants

HRSA hosted three, pre-award sessions to help you develop your COVID-19 activities, budget, and budget narrative to respond to the COVID-19 Response Reporting Requirement.

Session 1: Wednesday, April 8, 2020 2 - 3 PM ET
Webinar Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
Presentation Slides (PDF - 637 KB)

Session 2: Friday, April 17, 2020 2 - 3 PM ET
Webinar Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
Presentation Slides (PDF - 623 KB)

Session 3: Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2 - 3 PM ET
Webinar RecordingHRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
Presentation Slides (PDF - 576 KB)


Program Information

Email the Project Officer stated on your notice of award.

Budget Information

Email the Grants Management Specialist stated on your notice of award.

EHBs Health Center Program Support

Complete the BPHC Contact Form HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer.

  • Choose the Requester Type (i.e., Applicant)
  • Choose the type of question – click on Health Center
  • Choose the BPHC Category – click on COVID-19
  • Choose the BPHC Sub-category – click on COVID-19 Supplemental Funding- Systems questions

Or, you may contact Health Center Program Support Telephone: 877-464-4772 (select option 1) or Monday through Friday from 8 AM - 8 PM ET (except federal holidays).

* Disclaimer: Persons using assistive technology may not be able to fully access information in this recording. For assistance, please email RAmmon@hrsa.gov or call 301-443-0790.

Date Last Reviewed:  March 2021