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Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP)

  • Program Name:Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program
  • Activity Code:H3H
  • Application Available:10/1/2018
  • Application Deadline:1/3/2019
  • Created By:Schwab, Dawn
  • Created On:11/29/2017
  • Last Updated by:Wildberger, William
  • Last Updated On:10/25/2018
  • Estimated Project Start Date:6/1/2019

 Details of the changes posted in this announcement

Modification published on 10/25/2018
MODIFIED on October 24, 2018: Revision: Replaced Spreadsheet of SHIP Applicants (Attachment 9) with FY19 SHIP Hospital Funding Spreadsheet on pages 7 and 12.


 Announcement Information

Announcement Number HRSA-19-020
Announcement Code
CFDA Number 93.301
Provisional No
Activity Code H3H
Competitive Yes
Fiscal Year 2019


This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP). This program supports eligible hospitals in meeting value-based payment and care goals for their respective organizations, through purchases of hardware, software and training. SHIP also enables small rural hospitals: to become or join accountable care organizations (ACOs); to participate in shared savings programs; and to purchase health information technology (hardware and software), equipment, and/or training to comply with quality improvement activities, such as advancing patient care information, promoting interoperability, and payment bundling.

 Legislative Information

Section 1820(g)(3) of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 1395i-4

 Application Information

Application Available 10/01/2018
Application Deadline 01/03/2019
Supplemental Application Deadline N/A
Explanation for Deadline N/A
Archive Date 03/04/2019
Letter of Intent Not required
Application Package SF424
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 06/01/2019
Estimated Project End Date 05/31/2023
Estimated Amount of this Competition $18,771,000.00
Estimated Number of Awards 46
Estimated Average Size of Awards $0.00
Cost Sharing No
Cooperative Agreement No

 Contact Information

Name Jeanene Meyers
Phone Number (301)443-2482

 Download Information

Expand FOA (Guidance) Attachment (Maximum 1)
Document Name Size Date Attached Description
FINAL v2 MODIFIED HRSA-19-020 10-24-18.pdf 620 kB 10/25/2018
Expand Application Package (Maximum 1)
No documents attached
Expand User Guide (Maximum 1)
No documents attached

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