FY 2016 Oral Health Service Expansion Supplement (HRSA-16-076) Funding Opportunity Announcement Technical Assistance

About the Oral Health Service Expansion Program

The purpose of this supplemental funding opportunity is to increase access to oral health care services and improve oral health outcomes for Health Center Program patients.

Eligible Applicants

Applicants must be existing Health Center Program award recipients funded under section 330(e), (g), (h), and/or (i) of the Public Health Service Act and have at least 1 service site verified as operational at the time that the Oral Health Service Expansion (OHSE) application is submitted in HRSA EHBs.

To apply for this funding opportunity, current registrations must be held in DUNS, SAM, Grants.gov, and the HRSA Electronic Handbooks (EHB).

Application Deadlines

Applications for HRSA-16-076 must be submitted via Grants.gov and EHB. Applications are due in Grants.gov by January 19, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. ET, and EHBs by February 2, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. ET.

Project Requirements

Applicants must propose a plan to achieve all of these required outcomes:

  • Add at least 1.0 onsite full-time equivalent (FTE) licensed dental provider within 120 days of award.
  • Ensure that any new sites added through this FOA are open and operational within 120 days of award.
  • Ensure that any new or expanded oral health services are provided within 120 days of award.
  • Increase the number of oral health patients and visits.
  • Increase the percentage of health center patients who receive oral health services at the health center.

Application Component Examples

The following resources and forms are for demonstration and applicant planning purposes only. Applicants must enter required information directly into EHBs forms and upload attachments as instructed in the funding opportunity announcement.

One-Time Funding Requirements

If one-time funding is requested, some or all of these forms and attachments are also required to be submitted in EHBs:


Date Last Reviewed: November 2018

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