State and Regional Primary Care Association (PCA) Cooperative Agreements
This notice announces the opportunity to apply for State and Regional Primary Care Association (PCA) Cooperative Agreements funding to provide training and technical assistance (T/TA) to existing and potential Health Center Program award recipients and look-alikes1 (hereafter referred to as health centers). The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) seeks to fund up to 52 organizations to provide T/TA to support health centers to provide comprehensive, high quality primary health care and improve the health of individuals and communities, through the following goals:
• Increase access to comprehensive primary care;
• Accelerate value-based care delivery;
• Foster a workforce to address current and emerging needs;
• Enhance emergency preparedness and response; and
• Advance clinical quality and performance.
Multiple applications from an organization are not allowable.
- Duke Internal Deadline: Interested applicants should contact Paul Noe as early as possible
- Sponsor Deadline: Nov. 8, 2019
Eligible applicants include domestic public or private, non-profit, or for-profit entities that can provide T/TA to organizations that have or are seeking Health Center Program funding or look-alike designation. Faith-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations are eligible to apply for PCA funding. New organizations and organizations currently receiving funding as PCAs under Section 330(l) may submit applications.
HRSA expects approximately $57.5 million to be available annually to fund up to 52 recipients. The actual amount available will not be determined until enactment of the final FY 2020 appropriation. This program notice is subject to the appropriation of funds, and is a contingency action taken to ensure that, should funds become available for this purpose, HRSA can process applications and award funds in a timely manner.
You may apply for up to the current maximum annual award amount for the state or region. You can obtain the annual level of PCA funding for the proposed state or region by submitting a request to the PCA Response Team via the BPHC Contact Form.
Interested applicants should contact Paul Noe as early as possible