Access to Care Grant

Access to Care Grants are Awarded Annually. 15% of HSSA's annual budget supports the underinsured and uninsured in Spokane County through Access to Care grants. Access to Care requests for proposals are issued each year in the fall. HSSA seeks qualified applicants to help provide better health and health care in Spokane County to the uninsured and underinsured, lower health care costs in Spokane County and improve Spokane County’s health care system.

Health Sciences and Services Authority of Spokane County promotes bioscience based economic development and advances new therapies and procedures to combat disease and promote public health.

HSSA was created in 2007 by Washington State RCW 35.10435.104, and Spokane County Resolution 7-1054. Our duties, priorities, and policy were created by Washington State RCW 3.104.060 104.060 , Spokane County Resolution 8-1056 and renewed until 2038 by Spokane County Resolution 2021-0055.

Our priorities are:

  • Provide better health and health care in Spokane County.
  • Create well-paying jobs in Spokane County.
  • Power future growth in Spokane County.

Review the RFP here.

Review Sample Grant Award Agreement Here.

Selection Timeline & Project Deadlines

Request for Proposals Issued: Fall

Submission deadline for RFP: November 15

Grants Committee presents recommendations for funding to the Board of Trustees for vote: December Board Meeting

Email notification to applicants: December 31

Grant Award Agreements to recipients for signature: December 31

Semi-Annual Reports to HSSA: July 1st and January 31st.

Selection Criteria

Applicants must be located in Spokane County.

Number of uninsured or underinsured individuals in Spokane County who will be served by the project.
Demonstration of improved health outcomes for the targeted population of the project.
Demonstration of lowered health care costs.
Demonstration of improvements to the health care system as a result of the project.

Access to Care Grant Application For Review Only. The RFP will open fall 2023.

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