CPCA compiles information about grant and funding opportunities for California's community clinics and health centers.  

Listings are updated on a regular basis and include information about funding from both public and private sources.  If you'd like to request a Letter of Support from CPCA for a grant application, please complete the Letter of Support Request Form .



COVID-19 GRANT & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES 


Small Business Administration Coronavirus Relief Programs
Relief funding programs from the federal agency include the Paycheck Protection Program, Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance, Express Bridge Loans, and Debt Relief. These opportunities are ongoing. For more information, click here


FEMAs Public Assistance Program

Eligible emergency protective measures taken to respond to the COVID-19 emergency at the direction or guidance of public health officials' may be reimbursed under Category B of the FEMA Public Assistance program. Health centers can apply through the Cal OES Recovery Section who act as the grantee for FEMA's Public Assistance program. Learn more and apply here


CA State Private Nonprofit Organizations Assistance Program

This Program allows eligible applications to receive state assistance for extraordinary costs incurred while providing assistance at the request of local agencies during a state disaster event. CalOES was designated as the grantor for this program. Learn more and apply here


USAC Rural Health Care Program

Grants to USA nonprofit healthcare providers to improve and upgrade communications technology. Funding is intended to support health service providers and improve their ability to offer quality medical care through increased connectivity. The program provides reduced rates to rural health care providers (HCPs) for telecommunications and voice services for the use of telemedicine and telehealth. Eligible services are discounted at the difference in cost between urban and rural areas in each state. Learn More and apply here.


REGIONAL COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE GRANT & OPPORTUNITIES

CPCA is sharing this list of the most up-to-date comprehensive regional funding opportunities that may help your health center navigate these unprecedented times.This list is for your convenience and information only, please contact the foundations directly for further details. For more information, click here


GENERAL GRANT & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Advanced Nursing Education - Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (ANE-SANE) Program
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is accepting applications for FY 2021 for the Advanced Nursing Education - Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (ANE-SANE) Program. Grantees with train Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) to practice in rural and underserved health settings. The deadline to apply for this opportunity is February 17, 2021. To learn more information, click here

Integrated Substance Use Disorder Training Program (ISTP) 
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is accepting applications for the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Draining Program. The program expands the number of nurse practitioners, physician assistants, health service psychologists, and/or social workers trained to provide mental health and substance use disorder (SUD), including opioid use disorder (OUD) services in underserved community-based setting that integrate primary care, mental health, and SUD services. The deadline to apply for this opportunity is February 24, 2021. To learn more information, click here

HRSA Evidence-Based Telehealth Grant Program
The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) will be making up to 14 new awards through the Evidence Based Telehealth Network Grant Program.  Each awardee will receive up to $350,000 annually.  The goals of this program are to demonstrate how health care systems can increase access to health care services utilizing Direct to Consumer Telehealth technologies and to conduct evaluations of those efforts to establish an evidence base for assessing the effectiveness of Direct to Consumer telehealth care for patients, providers, and payers.  Eligible applicants are domestic public or private, non-profit or for-profit entities with demonstrated experience utilizing telehealth technologies to serve rural underserved populations. The deadline to apply is April 2, 2021. To learn more information, click here

Healthy Minds Alliance - AmeriCorps Program Host Site
Healthy Minds Alliance is accepting applications from agencies interested in hosting a full-time AmeriCorps member for the 2021 program year. Healthy Minds Alliance is an innovative Americorps Program that supports implementation of mental health gatekeeper training in the communities served by their host states. AmeriCorps member(s) serving at your agency are trained as instructors and focus their service year on implementing gatekeeper trainings in the community. Examples of gatekeeper trainings include, but are not limited to, Mental Health First Aid, QPR, SafeTALK and other evidenced based/informed programs. The deadline to apply is April 16, 2021. To learn more information, click here

Interested in a new cost-effective grant tracking and reporting system? CPCA has partnered with CiviCore, a technology solutions provider dedicated to improving the use of information in nonprofits, foundations, and public agencies, and a small workgroup of CPCA members to develop GrantTracker+, a grants management tool designed by and for community health centers.

GrantTracker+ is cloud-based, has no standard implementation fee, and costs only $150 per month for CPCA members ($200 per month for non-members) regardless of the number of users or amount of data in the system!

Learn more about GrantTracker+ 


SUPPORT FROM DHCS

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) may provide letters of support for organizations in California applying to federal grants. If you are applying for a federal grant and would like to receive a letter of support from DHCS, you can submit a request to calsorh@dhcs.ca.gov.

Note that DHCS may choose not to provide letters for certain grant opportunities. In those situations, you should include documentation in your proposal showing that you submitted a request but were unable to secure a letter.


SUPPORT FROM OSHPD

The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), which serves as California’s Primary Care Office, offers letters of support for organizations in California applying to federal grants.  If you are applying for a federal grant and would like to receive a letter of support from OSHPD, follow these guidelines:

  • Submit request via email to HCRWorkforce@oshpd.ca.gov
  • Email subject: Provide funding opportunity number [Letter of Support, “FOA #”]8
  • Email body: Provide funding opportunity title, number and application’s deadline
  • Email attachment: In a separate Word document, provide abstract information on your project.
  • At least 15 business days advanced notice is required. OSHPD suggests allowing 2-3 weeks for turnaround time.


OSHPD also has access to and knowledge of various data points to support proposal development:

  • Census data on Medical Study Service Areas
  • Medically Underserved Area/Medically Underserved Population designations
  • National Health Service Corps provider data from HRSA Data Warehouse
  • Health Profession Shortage Area FTE
  • J-1 Visa Waiver data available through DHCS contact
  • Clinics financial/utilization
  • Health outcome measures, including preventable hospitalizations as indicators of access to community based primary and preventative care
  • Licensing Board data on certain provider supply by County
  • Health Professions Education Programs location information
  • Research briefs and literature reviews on topics that impact California's healthcare workforce
  • Send your specific data request via email to HCRWorkforce@oshpd.ca.gov

 

Questions?

If you have questions or need more information, please contact grants@cpca.org