A Service Area Competition–Additional Area (SAC-AA) is announced when new service areas become available for competition after the annual fiscal year SAC announcement. The following resources provide an overview of the SAC-AA process and answers to frequently asked questions for all SAC-AAs announced in FY 2015.
The SAC-AA Service Area Announcement Table reflects the available FY 2015 funding by service area and respective target population(s). The SAAT for each announced funding opportunity can be accessed in the Service Area Competition – Additional Area Application Deadlines table at the top of this web page.
The SAC-AA Service Area Announcement Table provides the following information:
The Patient Origin Map (if available) is accessible by clicking on the city name in the SAC-AA SAAT. The highlighted zip codes in the table are the service area zip codes as identified by the current grantee; the zip codes with affiliated patient percentages are the patient origin zip codes as reported by the current grantee in the 2013 Uniform Data System (UDS).
Applicants must be public or nonprofit private entities, such as tribal, faith-based, or community-based organizations, that propose to serve a service area and its associated populations. To be eligible an applicant must:
For complete eligibility criteria, see Section III: Eligibility Information of the SAC-AA FOA.
For more information on performance measures, see the following resources:
SAC-AA applications must be submitted via Grants.gov and the HRSA Electronic Handbooks (EHB).
HRSA, Bureau of Primary Health Care
Office of Program and Policy Development
301-594-4300 | BPHCSAC@hrsa.gov
HRSA, Division of Grants Management Operations
Office of Federal Assistance Management
301-594-4245 | firstname.lastname@example.org
EHB Application Assistance
877-974-2742 | BPHCHelpline@hrsa.gov
Before you can apply for this funding opportunity, you must register in three places: DUNS, SAM, and Grants.gov.
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.
Electronic Submission Questions:
BPHChelpline@hrsa.gov or 1-877-974-2742, Monday – Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm ET (excluding Federal holidays)
EHB Account Access Questions:
HRSA Contact Center
CallCenter@hrsa.gov or 1-877-464-4772, Monday Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM ET (excluding federal holidays)