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Rural Tribal COVID-19 Response Program

  • Program Name:Rural Tribal COVID-19 Response
  • Activity Code:H2T
  • Application Available:4/21/2020
  • Application Deadline:5/7/2020
  • Created By:Beach, Dawn
  • Created On:4/8/2020
  • Last Updated by:Wildberger, William
  • Last Updated On:5/6/2020
  • Estimated Project Start Date:5/31/2020

 Details of the changes posted in this announcement

Modification published on 05/06/2020
MODIFIED on May 6, 2020: HRSA is extending the due date Changed due dates: Cover Page, Executive Summary, IV. 4. Submission Dates and Times.


 Announcement Information

Announcement Number HRSA-20-135
Announcement Code
CFDA Number 93.912
Provisional No
Activity Code H2T
Competitive Yes
Fiscal Year 2020


This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Rural Tribal COVID-19 Response (RTCR) program. The RTCR program is a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) initiative focused on addressing the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The purpose is to provide maximum flexibility to assist tribes, tribal organizations, urban Indian health organizations, and health service providers to tribes to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus and the evolving needs in rural communities. Specifically, this program will provide funding to assist tribes to engage in activities that may include, but are not limited to: establishing testing sites, purchasing test kits, implementing telehealth strategies/activities, purchasing personal protective equipment (PPE) and other supplies, and hiring and/or training health care providers and other health care personnel to provide care for COVID-19 patients.

 Application Information

Application Available 04/21/2020
Application Deadline 05/07/2020
Supplemental Application Deadline N/A
Explanation for Deadline N/A
Archive Date 07/05/2020
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 05/31/2020
Estimated Project End Date 05/30/2022
Estimated Amount of this Competition $15,000,000.00
Estimated Number of Awards 50
Estimated Average Size of Awards $0.00
Cost Sharing No
Cooperative Agreement No

 Contact Information

Name Erin Towner
Phone Number (301)443-3829

 Download Information

Expand FOA (Guidance) Attachment (Maximum 1)
Document Name Size Date Attached Description
FINAL FORHP HRSA-20-135 Tribal COVID modification 5-6.pdf 477 kB 05/06/2020
Expand Application Package (Maximum 1)
No documents attached
Expand User Guide (Maximum 1)
No documents attached

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