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Rural Northern Border Region Planning Program

  • Program Name:Rural Northern Border Regional Planning
  • Activity Code:P16
  • Application Available:5/11/2021
  • Application Deadline:6/14/2021
  • Created By:Schwab, Dawn
  • Created On:2/16/2021
  • Last Updated by:Wildberger, William
  • Last Updated On:5/17/2021
  • Estimated Project Start Date:9/1/2021

 Details of the changes posted in this announcement

Modification published on 05/17/2021
Updated Flag for DSO - No other changes


 Announcement Information

Announcement Number HRSA-21-106
Announcement Code
CFDA Number 93.912
Provisional No
Activity Code P16
Competitive Yes
Fiscal Year 2021


This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Rural Northern Border Region Planning Program. The purpose of the Rural Northern Border Region Planning Program is to assist in the planning and identifying of key rural health issues in the rural Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) service area1. The program supports planning activities to identify key rural health issues, assess rural health challenges, and engage in strategic planning activities to inform rural health plans across the northern border region. The ultimate goal of the program is to help underserved rural communities identify and better address their health care needs. Projects may include planning activities that address challenges related to access to care and health care workforce or assist small rural hospitals improve their financial and operational performance. Applicants should build upon existing policy and academic reports so that products resulting from this award further existing efforts, where applicable.   Rural Northern Border Region Planning Program funds will support 18 months of planning activities. For the purposes of this award, planning activities are those that prepare a community to provide direct services.

 Legislative Information

42 U.S.C. 912(b)(5) (§ 711(b)(5) of the Social Security Act)

 Application Information

Application Available 05/11/2021
Application Deadline 06/14/2021
Supplemental Application Deadline N/A
Explanation for Deadline N/A
Archive Date 08/29/2021
Letter of Intent Not required
Application Package SF424
Allow Applications to be Reopened in EHBs No
FOA Available Yes
Competitive Application Types Supported New
Allow Electronic Submission N/A
Page Limit for Application
Allow Multiple Applications
from an Organization from
Electronic Submission Instruction Electronic submission is/will be available in Grants.Gov

 General Information

Projected Award Date N/A
Estimated Project Period N/A
Estimated Project Start Date 09/01/2021
Estimated Project End Date 02/28/2023
Estimated Amount of this Competition $760,000.00
Estimated Number of Awards 4
Estimated Average Size of Awards $190,000.00
Cost Sharing No
Cooperative Agreement No

 Contact Information

Name Maribel Nunez
Phone Number (301)443-0466

 Download Information

Expand FOA (Guidance) Attachment (Maximum 1)
Document Name Size Date Attached Description
FORHP HRSA-21-106 (P16) NBR Planning_FINAL.pdf 499 kB 05/11/2021
Expand Application Package (Maximum 1)
No documents attached
Expand User Guide (Maximum 1)
No documents attached

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