Grant Guidance

Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)


Description Related Files

Non-Competing Continuation (NCC) Progress Report

The Non-Competing Continuation (NCC) Progress Report is the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) mechanism for renewing your budget period and releasing funding for your ongoing award. The NCC is designed to solicit program and budgetary related progress for the current reporting period (June 1, 2021- May 31, 2022) and to describe program activities for the upcoming reporting period (June 1, 2022– May 31, 2023) related to your Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP) grant. 

DUE: FEBRUARY 11, 2022

SHIP Fiscal Year 2022 NCC Guidance Webinar

FY 2022 Allowable Investments List of example activities for each SHIP allowable investment category. These activities are examples of ways SHIP Coordinators can utilize their funds in each category to support SHIP activities. The list of activities is only examples and not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you have questions regarding whether or not an activity would be an allowable investment, contact your SHIP TA Center at
Grant Management Created by FORHP, this document provides relevant links and guides to grantees about grant management and EHB.
Budget Revision, Carryover Requests and Project Director/Staffing changes

Budget revisions and carryover requests need to be approved by your SHIP Program Officer. The documents provide detailed instructions on how to submit for a Prior Approval (PA) for budget revisions and carryover requests.

Use the SHIP Prior Approval document for Project Director and key staff changes.

The written example for SHIP Carryover Request provides language and an outline for a SHIP funds carryover request.

SHIP Prior Approval Process for Budget Revision

SHIP Prior Approval Request to Carryover Unobligated Funds

SHIP Carryover Request - Written Example

Archived Guidance Materials

Fiscal Year 2021

Fiscal Year 2020

Fiscal Year 2019

FY19 SHIP Grant Guidance Recorded Webinar

Fiscal Year 2018

Fiscal Year 2017


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, $1,560,000 (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.