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The FY22 application period for HTC
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FY22 Application Information Archive

FY22 Application

PDF version of application

Questions Answered by HFS about the HTC program and Application

Frequently Asked Questions

Logistics of Applying (note: Applications are not being accepted at this time)

Glossary of Key HTC Terms

Racial Equity: HFS Guide to the REIA

Governance: HFS Guide to Collaborations

Minority Participation: How to Look Up BEP Vendors

Metrics and Quality Pillars: HFS Quality Strategy

Budget Required Excel Template

HTC Connections: Assistance for Seeking Collaborators

List of organizations and individuals interested in collaboration

Application Kickoff Webinars

September 30, 2021
Informational Webinar for FY22 Round

See FY22 Webinar Slides

March 12, 2021
Informational Webinar for FY21 Round

See FY21 Webinar Slides

Applications for FY22 Are Now Open and
Will Be Accepted Until November 19, 2021.

To apply for HTC funding, follow the 3-step process below, and
take advantage of the available resources to help with the application process.

3-Step Application Process​

Stay on track by following the HTC Application Checklist

1 | Pre-Register
Applying for an HTC award requires a series of pre-registrations; in some cases, these can take up to two weeks. (Note that only the lead entity of a proposal needs to fill out the application and complete the pre-registration.)​

If you have not done so already, consult our Getting Ready for Amplifund guide to learn how to pre-register.​ ​

2 | Read Instructions and Get Familiar with Amplifund
​To successfully apply, it is crucial that all the submission guidelines are fully and accurately followed. Carefully read and review the HTC Instruction Guide. We strongly encourage you to review the HTC Instruction Guide and Checklist in their entirety in order to successfully use the online system to apply.​

Download HTC Instruction Guide

3 | Draft Your Application and Submit It in Amplifund​
After adressing pre-registations, reading the instructions and completing the checklist, you can input your application using this link to the HTC Amplifund online application.

Application Assistance

Content assistance:

  1. Send questions about program goals and guidelines to . Answers will be posted on the HTC website under FAQs
  2. Q&A Period runs October 1 – 15

Technical assistance:

  1. For questions or problems with the online application system, submit an email to or call 216-377-5500​
  2. Amplifund will respond within 2 hours to issues submitted
  3. If necessary, live technical assistance can be requested via the email or phone number listed above​
  4. Register at the Amplifund support site to find tutorials and help guides​

​Additional Application Resources

Use these resources for further help with the application process:​
  1. PDF version of application (for reference only).
  2. HTC Connections: A list of organizations and individuals interested in discussing opportunities for collaboration​
  3. An HFS Guide to Collaborations. Governing/binding agreement guide to help complete Application Form 3. (Governance Structure)
  4. ​REIA Help Guide. Support to complete Application Form 4. (Racial equity assessment tool)
  5. FAQs. Check back regularly for updates throughout the application process.
  6. Further questions about HTC goals, definitions and guidelines? Visit the HTC FAQs page. If you don't find an answer there, email during the Q&A period (Oct 1 - Oct 15). Updated FAQs with answers to incoming content questions will be posted regularly. (For questions about the application process only, see "Technical Assistance" options above.)

September 30,2021
Informational Webinar

Download Fall 2021 Webinar Slides

March 12,2021
Informational Webinar

Download Spring 2021 Webinar Slides

The application period for FY22 will open on October 1, 2021
and close on November 19, 2021.

Applicants will be required to complete the FY22
HTC application in Amplifund, an online award management system.

Get prepared for Amplifund

Applying for an HTC award through Amplifund requires applicants to complete a series of pre-registrations and requirements; in some cases these can take up to two weeks.

Get prepared and avoid surprises by consulting our Getting Ready for Amplifund Guide.

Note that only the lead entity of a proposal needs to fill out the application and complete the Amplifund pre-registration steps.

Virtual Information Session

An informational webinar regarding the FY22 application period will be hosted on September 30 at 2pm. Register today.

Additional Application Resources

Questions about HTC or the application?

Please reference the FAQs page.

Looking for partners?

Consult this list of organizations and individuals interested in discussing opportunities for collaboration.

Trying to understand what the application might look like?

You may consult the FY2021 application for reference, though the FY2022 application may be different.

Help Guide is available to assist you in completing the application's Racial Equity Impact Assessment (REIA) form. 

You might also find it valuable to consult the racial equity impact assessment that applicants were asked to complete for the FY21 application round.

To help you develop the key components and governing documents that make up a formal partnership, review the LIst of Binding Agreement Concepts.

Other Resources
HTC Application and Webinar Announcement 1-pager (pdf)
Comprehensive Programs Quality Strategy (pdf)
Provider Notice Announcing HTC Program (March 2021)

The Fall (FY22) Healthcare Transformation Collaborative
Application will appear here when it is ready.


Fall (FY22) Application Information

We will soon be launching a user-friendly online application process for the Fall (FY22) funding round. The following organizations and individuals listed below have all expressed interest in meeting others to discuss opportunities for collaboration:

List of organizations and individuals interested in discussing opportunities for collaboration (pdf)



Spring (FY21) Application Funding Cycle Documents

Below are application materials from the Spring (FY21) funding round. The application process for Fall (FY22) will be different. However, these may be used as reference materials for your collaboration to prepare for the next funding cycle. 

Letter of Intent for the April 2021
funding round


HFS Healthcare Transformation Collaboratives Application for Funding
(April 2021)


Application Budget Form


Racial Equity Impact Assessment Guide (Survey)


Comprehensive Medical Programs
Quality Strategy


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