FY 2020 Health Center Program Look-Alikes: Expanding Capacity for Coronavirus Testing (LAL ECT ) (HRSA-20-147)

 
 

Follow these instructions to add your LAL ECT grant folder to your HRSA Electronic Handbooks (EHBs) portfolio.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 1:00 - 2:00 PM ET
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Overview

The fiscal year (FY) 2020 Health Center Program Look-Alikes: Expanding Capacity for Coronavirus Testing (LAL ECT) NOFO (HRSA-20-147) funding award recipients with one-time funding to purchase, administer, and expand capacity for testing to monitor and suppress COVID-19.

Only Health Center Program designated LALs were eligible to apply for LAL ECT funding.

Application Components

Scope Adjustments and Changes in Scope

LAL ECT funding must be used for in-scope services and sites that will expand capacity for testing for COVID-19. Funding may support a wide-range of testing and testing-related in-scope activities that may change as COVID-19 needs evolve within your community. 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 LAL ECT project. See the Scope of Project webpage and related emergency-specific scope of project FAQs and Program Assistance Letter at Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery Resources for Health Centers. Contact the project officer listed on your notice of award for guidance.

Progress Reporting

Recipients of FY 2020 coronavirus-related supplemental awards for Health Center Program Look-Alikes are required to submit quarterly progress reports. These reports have different reporting periods and due dates. This information is specified for the LAL ECT award (activity code: L1C) below:

Report Reporting Period Available in EHBs Due Date
1 July 1 - September 30, 2020 October 1, 2020 October 12, 2020
2 October 1 - December 31, 2020 January 1, 2021 January 13, 2021

Technical Assistance

Contacts

Project Implementation Information

Contact the project officer listed on your LAL ECT notice of award

Application Information

Complete the BPHC Contact Form HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer .

  • Choose the Requester Type (i.e., Applicant)
  • Choose the Question Type – click on Coronavirus Inquiries (COVID-19)
  • Choose the BPHC Sub-category – click on Look-Alike COVID-19 Funding for programmatic questions

Budget Information

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

EHBs Health Center Program Support

Complete the BPHC Contact Form HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer

  • Choose the Requester Type – click on Applicant
  • Choose the Question Type – click on Coronavirus Inquiries (COVID-19)
  • Choose the BPHC Sub-category – click on Look-Alike COVID-19 Funding-EHBs questions

Or, you may contact Health Center Program Support Telephone: 877-464-4772 (select option 1) or Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. ET (except federal holidays).

* Disclaimer: Persons using assistive technology may not be able to fully access information in this recording. For assistance, please email HRSA at VBailey1@hrsa.gov and SSowalsky@hrsa.gov or call 301-594-4309 or 215-861-4392.

Date Last Reviewed:  November 2020