FY 2019 Oral Health Infrastructure (HRSA-19-079)


The fiscal year (FY) 2019 Oral Health Infrastructure (OHI) supplemental funding opportunity will support one-time physical and organizational infrastructure investments to provide new or enhance existing high quality, integrated oral health services in health centers. Examples of infrastructure investments include:

  • Minor alteration and renovation (A/R)
  • Equipment purchases
  • Training and consultation
  • Health information technology (IT)
  • Infrastructure investments that improve access, including telehealth and virtual dentistry

HRSA anticipates awarding approximately $76 million to support an estimated 250 OHI awards. Applicants may apply for up to $300,000.

Who Can Apply

Applicants must be existing Health Center Program award recipients currently receiving operational funding under section 330(e), (g), (h), and/or (i) of the Public Health Service Act.

How to Apply

OHI applications must be submitted via Grants.gov and the HRSA Electronic Handbooks (EHBs). To access the OHI application, click on the Grants.gov link below and search for opportunity number HRSA-19-079.

Phase 1 - Grants.gov: must be completed and successfully submitted via Grants.gov by April 22, 2019 (11:59 p.m. ET).

Phase 2 - HRSA EHBs: must be completed and successfully submitted by May 21, 2019 (5 p.m. ET).

Technical Assistance Resources

Application Components

The following templates and samples are for planning purposes only. Applicants must enter required information directly into the EHBs forms and upload attachments as instructed in the NOFO.

Alteration/Renovation (A/R) Information

Additional Resources

Health Center Program Support Networks (PCAs, NTTAPs, and HCCNs)

HRSA Electronic Handbooks (EHBs) Registration and Help

Track Your Grant Application

HRSA Scoring Rubric (PDF - 138 KB)


OHI NOFO Information

Oral Health Technical Assistance Web Form HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
HRSA Bureau of Primary Health Care
Office of Policy and Program Development

Budget Information

Travis J. Wright, TWright@hrsa.gov
Joi M. Grymes-Johnson, JGrymes@hrsa.gov
HRSA Office of Federal Assistance Management
Division of Grants Management Operations

EHBs Application Assistance

Health Center Program Support Web Form HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
Telephone: 877-464-4772
Web: BPHC Contact Form

Grants.gov Contact Center

Telephone: 800-518-4726
Email: support@grants.gov

Date Last Reviewed:  June 2020