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Rural Policy Analysis Program

  • Program Name:Rural Policy Analysis Cooperative Agreement
  • Activity Code:U18
  • Application Available:10/14/2020
  • Application Deadline:12/14/2020
  • Created By:Schwab, Dawn
  • Created On:11/6/2019
  • Last Updated by:Wildberger, William
  • Last Updated On:10/14/2020
  • Estimated Project Start Date:7/1/2021

 Details of the changes posted in this announcement

Not Available

 Announcement Information

Announcement Number HRSA-21-024
Announcement Code
CFDA Number 93.155
Provisional No
Activity Code U18
Competitive Yes
Fiscal Year 2021


This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Rural Policy Analysis Program. The purpose of this program is to support research and analysis of key policy issues affecting rural communities that will inform policy makers. This program is national in scope and focuses on cross-cutting rural health and human services issues, identifying historical and emerging trends and challenges faced by rural communities. Analyses funded under this cooperative agreement should focus on: • Providing timely analysis and synthesis of policies and regulations impacting rural health systems and communities in the form of policy briefs or reports, and webinars and oral presentations • Describing the historical context and current implications of rural policy issues • Facilitating public dialogue around rural policy issues • Identifying opportunities for integrating health and human services in policies impacting rural communities • Identifying considerations for rural stakeholders and policy makers These activities should inform rural decision makers and policy leaders, including the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services (NACRHHS) and organizations focused on improving health and human services in rural communities such as State Offices of Rural Health (SORHs) and State Rural Health Associations (SRHAs).

 Legislative Information

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

 Application Information

Application Available 10/14/2020
Application Deadline 12/14/2020
Supplemental Application Deadline N/A
Explanation for Deadline N/A
Archive Date 02/12/2021
Letter of Intent Not required
Application Package SF424 R&R
Allow Applications to be Reopened in EHBs No
FOA Available Yes
Competitive Application Types Supported New; Continuation & Supplement
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 07/01/2021
Estimated Project End Date 06/30/2024
Estimated Amount of this Competition $225,000.00
Estimated Number of Awards 1
Estimated Average Size of Awards $0.00
Cost Sharing No
Cooperative Agreement Yes

 Contact Information

Name Jennifer Burges
Phone Number (301) 945-3985

 Download Information

Expand FOA (Guidance) Attachment (Maximum 1)
Document Name Size Date Attached Description
FINAL-FORHP HRSA-21-024(U18)-RPA.pdf 358 kB 10/14/2020
Expand Application Package (Maximum 1)
No documents attached
Expand User Guide (Maximum 1)
No documents attached

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