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Area Health Education Centers Program

  • Program Name:Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program
  • Activity Code:U77
  • Application Available:12/29/2016
  • Application Deadline:4/7/2017
  • Created By:Wildberger, William
  • Created On:6/27/2016
  • Last Updated by:Wildberger, William
  • Last Updated On:4/5/2017
  • Estimated Project Start Date:9/1/2017

 Details of the changes posted in this announcement

Modification published on 04/05/2017
Updating FOA for Waiver

Modification published on 04/05/2017
Extending Deadline for those with a previously approved waiver from HRSA's Division of Grants Policy

Modification published on 04/05/2017
Extending Deadline for those with a previously approved waiver from HRSA's Division of Grants Policy


 Announcement Information

Announcement Number HRSA-17-071
Announcement Code
CFDA Number 93.107
Provisional No
Activity Code U77
Competitive Yes
Fiscal Year 2017


This announcement solicits applications for the Area Health Education Centers Program. Program Purpose The purpose of the AHEC Program is to develop and enhance education and training networks within communities, academic institutions, and community-based organizations.  In turn, these networks support BHW’s strategic priorities to increase diversity among health professionals, broaden the distribution of the health workforce, enhance health care quality, and improve health care delivery to rural and underserved areas and populations.

 Legislative Information

Title VII, Section 751 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 294a), as amended by Sec. 5403 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111-148

 Application Information

Application Available 12/29/2016
Application Deadline 04/07/2017
Supplemental Application Deadline N/A
Explanation for Deadline N/A
Archive Date 05/28/2017
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 09/01/2017
Estimated Project End Date 08/31/2020
Estimated Amount of this Competition $28,400,000.00
Estimated Number of Awards 55
Estimated Average Size of Awards $0.00
Cost Sharing Yes
Cooperative Agreement Yes

 Contact Information

Name Aleisha Langhorne
Phone Number (301) 443-7121

 Download Information

Expand FOA (Guidance) Attachment (Maximum 1)
Document Name Size Date Attached Description
HRSA-17-071 Finalv7.pdf 749 kB 12/29/2016
Expand Application Package (Maximum 1)
No documents attached
Expand User Guide (Maximum 1)
No documents attached

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