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ACA Mental Health Service Expansion- Behavioral Health Integration (BHI)
Supplemental Funding Opportunity Announcement (HRSA-14-110)

Applicants will receive feedback from the objective review process by the end of August. Applications that scored in the fundable range but were not funded in FY 2014 will be held for potential future funding for up to one year.

Purpose of the Mental Health Service Expansion—Behavioral Health Integration Funding         

The purpose of this competitive grant opportunity is to improve and expand the delivery of behavioral health services through the establishment/enhancement of an integrated primary care/behavioral health model at existing health centers. HRSA anticipates awarding $50 million to support 200 grant awards of $250,000 each to current Health Center Program grantees in Fiscal Year 2014. This grant opportunity is supported by the Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148).

Eligible Applicants

Existing Health Center Program grantees that did NOT receive new start/initial New Access Point funding in FY 2013 or FY 2014 are eligible to apply.  

Technical Assistance Resources


How to Apply

BHI applications must be submitted via and the HRSA Electronic Handbooks (EHB).

Applicants can only begin Phase 2 in HRSA EHB after Phase 1 in has been completed by the assigned due date and HRSA has assigned the application a tracking number.

Please note that the HRSA EHB portion of the application is expected to be available no sooner than February 26, 2014.

Performance Measures

The BHI FOA includes reporting of the new 2014 Depression Screening and Follow Up.  For more information on the new measure see the Program Assistance Letter 2014-01.

Clinical Performance Measures Form (PDF - 160 KB)


Program Information
René Herbert
HRSA Bureau of Primary Health Care
Office of Policy and Program Development

Budget Information
Brian Feldman
HRSA Division of Grants Management Operations
Office of Federal Assistance Management

EHB Application Assistance
BPHC Helpline
877-974-2742 | Submit Web Request Form

Primary Health Care/Health Centers Open Opportunities

HRSA-15-129 2015 Health Infrastructure Investment Program

HRSA-15-017 Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act

HRSA-15-140 National Training and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreements (NCAs)

Help Resources

Electronic Submission Questions: BPHC Helpline
1-877-974-2742, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm ET (excluding Federal holidays) Application Help

HRSA Electronic Handbooks (EHB) Registration and Help

HRSA Electronic Two-Tier Submission User Guide

HRSA Electronic Handbooks Knowledge Base with articles, frequently asked questions, and other resources to help you successfully navigate HRSA EHBs

EHB Account Questions: HRSA Contact Center

Register Today

Before you can apply for this funding opportunity, you must register in three places: DUNS, SAM, and

Be sure to provide complete and consistent information to all three systems. If there is a problem anywhere in the process, your registration can take 4 weeks or even longer.

Before you do anything else, make sure you Register & Get Ready.