Grant Guidance

Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)


Description Related Files
FY 2021 Annual Report Template

This template is the attachment that you will upload to EHB for the FY 2021 Annual Report by 8/29/2022. The reporting period runs from 06/01/2021 – 05/31/2022. The following information will be requested:

  • Progress on the investments/activities for each hospital
  • Key outcomes on activities (if completed)
  • Amount of unobligated balance per hospital
  • Carryover amount and activity information (if applicable)

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 is 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

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.