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
Comprehensive High-Impact HIV Prevention Programs for Community Based Organizations
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announces the availability of fiscal year 2021 funds for a cooperative agreement program for community-based organizations (CBOs) to develop and implement high-impact human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention programs. The purpose of this program is to implement comprehensive HIV prevention programs to reduce morbidity, mortality, and related health disparities in accordance with the Ending the HIV Epidemic Initiative: A Plan for America and CDC’s High-Impact HIV Prevention approach. This NOFO focuses on addressing the national HIV epidemic by reducing new infections, increasing access to care, and promoting health equity. The deadline to apply for this opportunity is November 20, 2020 and a LOI is due September 28, 2020. To learn more, click here.
California Community Reinvestment Grants Program
The California Community Reinvestment Grants (CalCRG) Program grant application is now open. The CalCRG program is looking to award grants to local health departments and qualified community-based nonprofit organizations to support the following activities for communities disproportionately affected by past federal and state drug policies, also known as the War on Drugs (WoD): Job Placement; Mental health treatment; Substance use disorder treatment; System navigation services; Legal services to address barriers to reentry; and Linkages to medical care. The application process is divided into two phases, and Phase 1 application must be submitted to later than November 2, 2020.To learn more, click here.
Rural Healthcare Program
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the availablilty of $40 million in funds for the Rural Healthcare Program. The intent of this grant program is to alleviate healthcare workforce shortages by creating sustainable employment and training programs in healthcare occupations (including behavioral and mental healthcare) serving rural populations. The deadline to apply is November 13, 2020. To find more information, click here.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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