Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act SHIP Funding

Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) received funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. HRSA will use CARES funding to assist hospitals that are eligible to be funded through the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP). One-time funding will provide support to hospitals to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus-related (COVID-19) public health emergency. This includes: 

  • Ensuring hospitals are safe for staff and patients;
  • Detecting, preventing, diagnosing, and treating COVID-19; and 
  • Maintaining hospital operations.

Grant Management and Guidance

FY 2020 Coronavirus SHIP: Budget and Financial Management Technical Assistance Webinar Recording (Adobe Flash)

Hospital Tools and Resources

Reporting Templates and Forms

  • Use these instructions for all quarterly reporting in the period of performance:  4/1/20 – 9/30/21.

  • Use this template for all quarterly reporting in the period of performance: 4/1/20 – 9/30/21. 

Option A Coronavirus SHIP Hospital Report Form Template

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,009,121 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.