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Increase The Reach Grant Opportunity Overview

Increase The Reach Grant Opportunity Overview
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  • Applicants must have documented success in reaching vulnerable populations:

    • Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), safety net clinics and other state funded community clinics.

    • Community-based organizations

    • Other organizations with documented success in reaching vulnerable populations. 

  • Eligible organizations are Kansas nonprofits classified as one or more of the following:

    • Tax-exempt under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code sub-sections 509(a)1 or 509(a)(2)

    • Government entity with Federal Employer Identification number

    • A religious organization or congregation, including churches, synagogues, mosques, and temples with Group Ruling Letter

  • To satisfy federal funding requirements, applicants are required to have a DUNS Number and SAM Certification. Organizations in the process of getting SAM Certification may apply, but awards will be held until the certification is complete.  

  • Organizations that do not meet this eligibility criteria may work with an eligible fiscal sponsor. The eligible fiscal sponsor would be the applicant for funding.   

  • Local Health Departments are not eligible for this grant as they are funded to do similar work through Immunization Action Plans.

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  • Increase COVID-19 vaccination capacity across the community, including among high-risk underserved populations. 

  • Ensure high-quality and safe administration of COVID-19 vaccines. 

  • Ensure equitable distribution and administration of COVID-19 vaccines.

  • Increase vaccine confidence through education, outreach, and partnerships.

  • Develop and implement community engagement strategies to promote COVID-19 vaccination efforts.

  • Use immunization information systems to support efficient COVID-19 vaccination.