Applications for areas with expiring project period end dates of 10/31/03, 11/30/03, 12/31/03, 1/31/04, 2/29/04, 3/31/04, 5/31/04 or 6/30/04 are due 12/1/2003. Applications for areas with expiring project period end date of 8/31/04 are due 5/3/04.
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The Community Health Center and Migrant Health Center (C/MHC) programs are designed to promote the development and operation of community-based primary health care service systems in medically underserved areas for medically underserved populations. It is the intent of HRSA to continue to support health services in these areas, given the unmet need inherent in their provision of services to medically underserved populations. It is expected that each application submitted to serve one of these areas will present a clear focus on maintaining access to care and reducing health disparities identified in the target population. In FY 2004, HRSA will be implementing the third year of the President s Initiative to Expand Health Centers to increase access to the Nation s poor and underserved. HRSA will open competition for awards under Section 330 of the Public Health Service Act to support health services in the areas served by these grants. One hundred sixty-three C/MHC grantees will reach the end of their project period during FY 2004.
Applicants are limited to currently funded programs whose project periods expire during FY 2004 and new organizations proposing to serve the same areas or populations being served by these existing programs. New organizations eligible to compete to serve one of these areas are public and nonprofit private entities, including faith-based organizations and community-based organizations. In the list of service areas that follows, those shown with an asterisk after the area description are currently being served through interim arrangements. The HRSA is interested in establishing a permanent grantee in each of these areas. Organizations interested in these competitive opportunities are encouraged to contact the listed program officials for more information.
Who can apply:
City Or Township Governments
Non-Government - General
Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Nonprofits That Do Not Have A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Special District Governments
State (Includes District Of Columbia; Includes Institutions Of Higher Education And Hospitals)
U.S. Territories And Possessions (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Eligible functional categories:
Community Health Centers
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If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact:
Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA Grants Application Center, 901 Russell Avenue Suite 450, Gaithersburg, MD, 20879