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.


USDA Emergency Rural Health Care Grants

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide up to $500 million in grants for COVID-19 testing and vaccines, rural health care services, and food assistance. Eligible applicants that are public, nonprofit, or tribal organizations may apply for two tracks of funding: 1) Track One Recovery Grants that must be used in response to the pandemic and to support immediate health care needs; and 2) Track Two Impact Grants that create sustainable solutions for long-term regional rural health care problems. 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


Transformations & Innovations Grants Program

The CARESTAR Foundation has announced their Transformations and Innovations Grants Program. They are looking for community-based collaboratives reimagining and transforming emergency and prehospital care. For example, how and who residents call for help in a crisis, the responders who show up, the care provided in homes and communities, or transport/transition to longer-term care when needed. Awards ranging from $100K-$510K for one-year grants and $300K-$1million for multi-year grants.

The Transformations and Innovations grant application process is approximately a four-month journey starting with a Letter of Intent through grant award and funding. LOIs are accepted at a ongoing basis throughout the year. For more information and how to apply please visit the CARESTAR website.


Preventive Medicine Residency Program

The Preventive Medicine Residency Program provides grants for graduate medical education training to preventive medicine residents for the purpose of increasing the number and quality of preventive medicine residents and physicians to support access to preventive medicine and to improve the health of communities. Click here for more information. 

Applications must be submitted by Monday, November 21, 2022. 


Rural Health Network Development Program
The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) will be making approximately 44 awards of up to $300,000 each for the 2023 Rural Health Network Development Program.

This four-year program will support integrated health care networks who collaborate to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of basic health care services and associated health outcomes; and strengthen the rural health care system as a whole. HRSA intends for the RHND Program to address gaps in service, enhance systems of care, and expand capacity of the local rural health care system.

Apply via grants.gov by Tuesday, November 22, 2022.


California Hub and Spoke System (CA H&SS) Request for Application (RFA)
On October 31, DHCS released a RFA totaling $51.3 million for the CA H&SS for project activities from January 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024. CA H&SS will improve access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for marginalized populations; improve MAT provider infrastructure and expand service hours and appropriate telehealth services; and broaden the concept of the patient population from an individual to include the family to maximize recovery capital, support family resiliency, and destigmatize treatment. Entities may apply to receive up to $1 million annually to fund prevention, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery of opioid and substance use disorders. Any Medi-Cal providers licensed to provide MAT services in California will be eligible to apply. This funding will be used to further the development and implementation of regional “Hubs” (Regional Centers of Excellence in MAT) and “Spokes” (any federally approved DATA-2000 waivered prescribers who prescribe or dispense buprenorphine) that collectively coordinate on outreach, patient services, and training and technical assistance to enhance the opioid and substance use continuum of care.

Applications are due on November 30 at 5:00pm. The RFA is posted on the Advocates for Human Potential website.


Community-Based Organization Behavior Health Workforce Grant Program 

The Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI) is pleased to announce the opening on September 30, 2022, of the Community-Based Organization Behavioral Health Workforce Grant Program application. This grant opportunity will result in agreements with CBOs to recruit, retain, support, and increase the education of the behavioral health workforce. 

Applications must be submitted by 3:00pm on Wednesday, November 30,
2022.


Fiscal Year 2023 Quality Improvement Fund – Maternal Health (QIF-MH)
This notice announces the opportunity for current Health Center Program award recipients to apply for funding under the fiscal year (FY) 2023 Quality Improvement Fund – Maternal Health (QIF-MH). The purpose of QIF-MH funding is to improve maternal health and reduce racial and ethnic maternal health disparities by supporting health centers to partner with patients and the community to develop and pilot innovative, patient-centered, scalable models of care delivery that address the clinical and health-related social needs of health center patients at highest risk of maternal morbidity and mortality. Find more information here .
Apply via grants.gov by 11:59pm on Monday, December 5, 2022. 


Teaching Health Center Planning and Development Program
HRSA released the fiscal year (FY) 2023 Teaching Health Center Planning and Development (THCPD) notice of funding opportunity (NOFO, HRSA-23-015). HRSA will make approximately $23.5 million available for up to 47 recipients through this opportunity. Interested health care centers are highly encouraged to apply. Visit the THCPD webpage on HRSA's site for more information. You can also read the FAQs and watch the technical assistance webinar.

Apply via grants.gov by 11:59pm ET on Monday, December 12th.


Teaching Health Center Planning and Development Program
This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Teaching Health Center Planning and Development (THCPD) Program. The purpose of this grant program is to make awards to establish new accredited community-based primary care medical or dental residency programs and residency programs in family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine-pediatrics, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, or geriatrics to address shortages in the primary care physician and dental workforce shortages and challenges faced by in rural and underserved communities. This NOFO will support the establishment of approved graduate medical and dental residency training programs for physicians and dentists. This program aims to increase primary care physician and dental residency training in community-based patient care settings by providing funds to support the development of new programs in these settings, which are often located in underserved areas where resources may not be easily attainable. As such, THCPD funding may only be utilized to support the development of new physician and dental accredited residency programs within the disciplines listed above and throughout this NOFO. Find more information here


Apply via grant.gov by Tuesday, December 13, 2022.

Infant, Child, and Adolescent Preventive Services (ICAPS) Program with Additional Funding for Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Activities
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is accepting applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2023 Infant, Child, and Adolescent Preventive Services (ICAPS) Program. The purpose of this program is to help care providers and care teams provide optimal health promotion and preventive services to infants, children, adolescents, young adults and their families. 
Eligible applicants include any domestic public or private entity, including an Indian Tribe or tribal organization (as those terms are defined at 25 U.S.C. 5304 (formerly cited as 25 U.S.C. 450b)). Domestic faith-based and community-based organizations are also eligible to apply. You can find more information here.  

Apply via grants.gov by Wednesday, December 14, 2022. 


Rural Health Network Development Planning Funding Opportunity

The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) has announced a funding opportunity that supports the planning and development of integrated health care networks seeking to expand access and improve quality of care in rural communities. HRSA plans to award 20 grants to rural communities as part of this funding opportunity. Find more information here.

Apply via grants.gov by Friday, January 6, 2022.


Teaching Health Center Planning and Development Program

The Teaching Health Center Planning and Development Program(THCPD) program will fund community-based health centers to create new accredited primary care residency programs to increase the physician and dental healthcare workforce in rural and underserved communities.

Eligible community-based primary care/fellowship programs for both funding opportunities include: family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine-pediatrics, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, or geriatrics. 

Apply via grants.gov by Monday, January 9, 2023.


AmeriCorps and CDC Seek Proposals to Grow Nation's Public Health Workforce
AmeriCorps recently announced the next round of funding for the Public Health AmeriCorps program . The program is a groundbreaking initiative made possible through partnership between CDC and AmeriCorps and is funded by the American Rescue Plan.

Organizations across the country interested in hosting one or more Public Health AmeriCorps members may apply for the 2023 Public Health AmeriCorps Grant. Public Health AmeriCorps members will provide support to recipient organizations and become a valuable part of our nation’s public health workforce.

Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 PM Pacific). 

Ending the HIV Epidemic - Primary Care HIV Prevention (PCHP)

HRSA will make approximately $50 million available for up to 140 health centers located in the targeted geographic locations where there are a substantial amount of new HIV infections. Health centers with service delivery sites in the targeted geographic locations that did not receive FY 2020, FY 2021, or FY 2022 PCHP funding, are eligible to apply. View the FY 2023 PCHP one-pager (PDF) for applicants. Visit the FY 2023 PCHP technical assistance (TA) webpage to access the NOFO, application aids, and other resources. FQHCs eligible for FY2023 PCHP funds.

Applications are due in Grants.gov by 11:59 p.m. ET on Tuesday, January 17, 2023.

New Funding Opportunity in Rural Communities Opioid Response Program
As part of the multi-year Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP), HRSA is offering $12 million in new grant funding for Overdose Response. Approximately 40 grants, each $300,000, will go toward immediate community-level needs related to the drug overdose crisis. Applicant organizations may be located in an urban or rural area; however, all activities supported by the program must occur exclusively in HRSA-designated rural areas.

Apply via grants.gov by Thursday, January 19, 2023. 


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