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Calls For Proposals

FY 2018 Call For Proposals​

Promoting Community Health Resources: Supporting innovative and sustainable projects that serve vulnerable populations and promote health equity is the grants program of the CHRC. The program will award grants to community health resources serving Maryland residents. The RFP has the following three strategic:​ 

(1) Preserving or enhancing the state’s ability to serve vulnerable populations regardless of insurance status; 

(2) Promoting health equity by reducing health disparities and addressing the social determinants of health; and 

(3) Supporting community-based projects that are innovative, sustainable, and replicable.  

In this year’s Call for Proposals, the Commission will consider projects in three categories: 

  • Promoting delivery of essential health services: primary/preventative care, dental, and women’s health services; 
  • Addressing the heroin and opioid epidemic through behavioral health integration; 
  • Promoting food security and addressing childhood and family obesity.

​Timeline for Submission:

  • November 6, 2017 - Conference call for applicants, Dial in number is 1.866.247.6034, conference code is 4102607046
  • November 14, 2017 - Letters of Intent and Financial Audit are due to the CHRC by 12:00 noon
  • December 18, 2017 - Full grant proposals are due to the CHRC by 12:00 noon
  • Late January 2018 - Select number of applicants notified to present to the CHRC
  • February 2018 - Applicant presentations to the CHRC; award decisions immediately follow presentations

FY 2018 Call for Proposals Documents


****Solicitation - Independent Reviewers for Maryland Community Health Resources Commission (CHRC) Call for Proposals.

 The CHRC is seeking to hire independent reviewers to evaluate the proposals received for the FY 2018 Call for Proposals.  The applications will be evaluated on the criteria established by the CHRC and reviewers will submit recommendations regarding which applicants should be invited to present to the CHRC in February 2018.​  ​To view the solicitation for reviewers in each grant category, click on the following links: 



FY 2017 Call For Proposals​ (APPLICATION PERIOD IS CLOSED)​

Supporting Community Health Resources: Building Capacity, Expanding Access, Promoting Health Equity, and Improving Population Health is the grants program of the CHRC. The program will award grants to community health resources serving Maryland residents. In this year’s Call for Proposals, the Commission will consider projects in five categories:

  • Expanding access to primary and preventative care services and chronic disease management​; 
  • Integrating behavioral health service delivery and addressing the heroin and opioid epidemic​; 
  • Addressing childhood and family obesity and promoting food security​;
  • Expanding access to dental care; and 
  • Promoting comprehensive women’s health services and reducing infant mortality rates.​


​Timeline for Submission:

  • November 16, 2016 - Letters of Intent and Financial Audit are due to the CHRC by 12:00 noon
  • December 19, 2016 - Full grant proposals are due to the CHRC by 12:00 noon
  • Late January 2017 - Select number of applicants notified to present to the CHRC
  • February 2017 - Applicant presentations to the CHRC; award decisions immediately follow presentations

****Solicitation - Independent Reviewers for Maryland Community Health Resources Commission (CHRC) Call for Proposals.

 The CHRC is seeking to hire independent reviewers to evaluate the proposals received for the FY 2017 Call for Proposals.  The applications will be evaluated on the criteria established by the CHRC and reviewers will submit recommendations regarding which applicants should be invited to present to the CHRC in February 2017.​  ​To view the solicitation for reviewers in each grant category, click on the following links: 

Please send completed bid document to Mark Luckner (mark.luckner@maryland.gov) no later than November 22, 2016.​​

FY 2017 Call for Proposals Documents

FY 2016 Call For Proposals​ (APPLICATION PERIOD IS CLOSED)

The Commission met on March 16, 2016 and voted to issue 15 grant awards totaling $3.4 million.  

For more information about these awards, click here.

Supporting Community Health Resources: Building Capacity, Expanding Access, Promoting Health Equity, and Improving Population Health is the grants program of the CHRC. The program will award grants to community health resources serving Maryland residents. In this year’s Call for Proposals, the Commission will consider projects in four categories:

  • Promoting comprehensive women’s health services and reducing infant mortality rates; 
  • Expanding access to dental care; 
  • Integrating behavioral health service delivery and addressing the heroin and opioid epidemic; and 
  • Expanding access to primary and preventative care services and chronic disease management.

FY 2015 Call For Proposals - (APPLICATION PERIOD IS CLOSED)

Supporting Community Health Resources: Building Capacity, Expanding Access, and Improving Population Health is the grants program of the CHRC. The program will award grants to community health resources serving Maryland residents. In this year’s Call for Proposals, the Commission will consider projects in four categories:
(1) Promoting comprehensive women’s health services and reducing infant mortality rates;
(2) Expanding access to dental care;
(3) Supporting new access points and expanding primary care capacity; and
(4) Building safety net provider capacity.

​April 2, 2015 -  Final award decisions for 2015 Grantees

FY 2014 Call For Proposals - (APPLICATION PERIOD IS CLOSED)

Released October 23, 2013 - Supporting Community Health Resources: Building Capacity and Expanding Access to Care for Marylanders is the grants program of the CHRC. The program awarded grants to community health resources serving Maryland residents. In this year’s Call for Proposals, the Commission considered projects in six categories:
(1) Promoting comprehensive women’s health services and reducing infant mortality rates;
(2) Expanding access to dental care;
(3) Supporting new access points and expanding primary care capacity;
(4) Functionally integrating behavioral health services;
(5) Building safety net provider capacity; and
(6) Preventing/reducing childhood obesity.

FY 2013 LHIC Request for Proposals - (APPLICATION PERIOD IS CLOSED)

FY 2012 Request For Proposals - (APPLICATION PERIOD IS CLOSED)

Released August 2011 - Aligning Community Health Resources: Improving Access to Care for Marylanders is the grants program of the Maryland Community Health Resources Commission. The program will awards grants to community health resources serving Maryland residents. In the 2011 Request for Proposals (RFP), the Commission considered projects in five categories which represent areas that the Commission has supported in previous RFPs:

  1. Increasing Access to Comprehensive Women’s Health Services and Reducing Infant Mortality
  2. Providing Dental Care for Low-Income Children
  3. Supporting New Access Points and Building Healthcare Infrastructure in Primary Care Settings
  4. Integrating Behavioral Health Services in the Community
  5. Facilitating Adoption of Health Information Technology

FY 2010 Request for Proposals - (APPLICATION PERIOD IS CLOSED)

Released April 28, 2010 - Aligning Community Health Resources: Improving Access to Care for Marylanders seeks to award grants to community health resources in Maryland in the following four areas:

  1. Strategies to Reduce Infant Mortality, Pre-Term Births, Low-Birth Weight;Babies and Teenage Pregnancy through Pre-natal Initiatives
  2. Functionally Integrating Behavioral Health Services for Individuals with Mental Illness or Co-Occurring Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders
  3. Dental Services
  4. New Access

FY 2009 Request for Proposals - (APPLICATION PERIOD IS CLOSED)

Released May 4, 2009 - Aligning Community Health Resources: Improving Access to Care for Marylanders is the grants program of the Maryland Community Health Resources Commission. The program awards grants to community health resources serving Marylanders in Maryland. In this offering, the Commission considered projects in one priority area. The Commission’s priority area for Fiscal Year 2010 was reducing infant mortality, pre-term births and low birth weight babies through pre-natal initiatives.

FY 2008 Request for Proposals - (APPLICATION PERIOD IS CLOSED)

Released August 26, 2008 - Aligning Community Health Resources: Improving Access to Care for Marylanders is the grants program of the Maryland Community Health Resources Commission. The program awards grants to community health resources serving Marylanders in Maryland. In this offering, the Commission considered projects in six priority areas.

  1. Functionally Integrating Services for Individuals with Mental Illness or Co-occurring Mental illness and Substance Abuse Disorders, Particularly Children and Adolescents;
  2. School-Based Health Services;
  3. Primary Care Services;
  4. Dental Services;
  5. New Access Programs; and
  6. Opportunity Grants.

December 2007 - Call for Proposals for School Based Health Centers - (APPLICATION PERIOD IS CLOSED)

October 2007 - Request for Proposals for Operational Grants - (APPLICATION PERIOD IS CLOSED)

The Maryland Community Health Resources Commission released a "Call for Proposals" for Operational Grants on Friday, October 19, 2007. The priority areas included:

  1. Services to individuals with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse
  2. Diversion of non-urgent care from hospital Emergency Departments
  3. Services to immigrants with an emphasis on establishing a "medical home" for these individuals.

August 2007 - Request for Proposals for Information Technology Grants - (APPLICATION PERIOD IS CLOSED)

July 2007 - Request for Proposals for Dental Grants - (APPLICATION PERIOD IS CLOSED)

In this offering, the Commission encouraged projects that will improve access to dental services for low-income, uninsured individuals and Medicaid recipients in new and creative ways. The focus is on, but not limited to services for families and low-income children. The Commission awarded grants focused on creating new or expanding current sources of dental care to community health resources in Maryland.

 
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