FY 2018 Service Area Competition – Additional Areas (SAC-AA) Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance

The Health Center Program Compliance Manual is a consolidated compliance resource that applies to all health centers applying for or receiving Health Center Program funding or designation.

The Service Area Announcement Table (SAAT) lists all service areas announced for competition through the Service Area Competition- Additional Areas (SAC-AA) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). The SAAT for each applicable NOFO can be accessed by clicking on the NOFO Number in the table below, and includes the following

  • Total funding available for each service area and the target population(s) served
  • Service area zip codes and the percentage of patients that reside within each
  • Patient target for each service area (see the Patient Target FAQs)

SAC-AA Applicant Technical Assistance Webinar Recording

Overview

The Service Area Competition-Additonal Area(s) (SAC-AA) funding opportunity is released when service areas are announced for competition that do not follow the annual SAC schedule. A SAC-AA application is a request for federal financial assistance to continue support of comprehensive primary health care services in a service area served through the Health Center Program.

Who Can Apply

Organizations eligible to compete for SAC-AA funds include public or nonprofit private entities, such as tribal, faith-based, or community-based organizations, that propose to serve an announced service area and its associated population(s) to ensure continued accessible and affordable quality primary health care services. Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements listed in Section III of the NOFO.

How to Apply

SAC-AA applications require a two-phase submission process. To download the Application Package, click on the Grants.gov link below and search for the NOFO number (e.g., HRSA-18-XXX). Refer to the Service Area Announcement Table (SAAT) to obtain the applicable NOFO number.

Phase 1 - Grants.gov: must be completed and successfully submitted via Grants.gov by 11:59 pm ET on the date noted in the NOFO.

  • Refer to the Service Area Announcement Table to obtain the correct NOFO number (HRSA-18-XXX) for the service area that you will apply to serve.
  • Go to Grants.gov and search for the correct NOFO number (HRSA-18-XXX) to download the application instructions (NOFO) and application package.
  • See the NOFO and the HRSA SF-24 Two-Tier Application Guide for instructions on how to submit in Grants.gov.

Phase 2 - HRSA EHB: must be completed and successfully submitted by 5:00 pm ET on the date noted in the NOFO.

  • See the NOFO and the HRSA EHB SAC Applicant User Guide for instructions on how to submit in HRSA EHB.

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Health Center Program Funding Opportunities

Register Today

Before you can apply for this funding opportunity, you must register in three places: DUNS, SAM, and Grants.gov.

Be sure to provide complete and consistent information to all three systems. If there is a problem anywhere in the process, your registration can take four weeks or longer.

Before you do anything else, make sure you Register & Get Ready

Register Today

Before you can apply for this funding opportunity, you must be currently registered in DUNS, SAM, and Grants.gov.

Be sure to provide complete and consistent information in all systems. If there is a problem anywhere in the process, your registration can take four weeks or longer. Remember you must renew registration in SAM annually!

Before you do anything else, make sure you Register & Get Ready

Contacts

SAC-AA NOFO Information
SAC Response Team
HRSA, Bureau of Primary Health Care
Office of Program and Policy Development
301-594-4300 | SAC-AA Technical Assistance web form

Budget Information
Donna Marx
HRSA, Office of Federal Assistance Management
Division of Grants Management Operations
301-594-4245 | dmarx@hrsa.gov

HRSA EHB Application Assistance
BPHC Helpline
877-974-2742 ext: 3 | BPHC Helpline web form

HRSA EHB Account Access Assistance
HRSA Contact Center
877-464-4772 | CallCenter@hrsa.gov