Public Health Training Centers Grant Program

To improve the Nation's public health system by strengthening the technical, scientific, managerial and leadership competencies and capabilities of the current and future public health workforce.

Emphasis is placed on developing the existing public health workforce as a foundation for improving
the infrastructure of the public health system and helping achieve the Healthy People 2010 Objectives.

With respect to a public health training center, applicants must agree to: (1) specifically designate a geographic area, including medically underserved populations, e.g., elderly, immigrants/refugees, disadvantaged, to be served by the Center that shall be in a location removed from the main location of the teaching facility of the school participating in the program with a Center; (2) assess the public health personnel needs of the area to be served by the Center and assist in the planning and development of training programs to meet their needs; (3) establish or strengthen field placements for students in public or nonprofit private public health agencies or organizations; and (4) involve faculty members and students in collaborative projects to enhance public health services to medically underserved communities.
Examples of Funded Projects

http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/publichealth.

Grants for this Program


Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Office - John Kress, MHA, Public Health Advisor, Geriatrics and Public Health Branch, Division of Diversity and Interdisciplinary Education, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Room 9-36, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857.

Telephone: (301) 443-6864 and E-mail address at: jkress@hrsa.gov.
Website Address

www.hrsa.gov



Program Accomplishments

For FY 07, 14 public health training center continuation awards were made. In FY 08, 14 continuation awards will be made.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Grant funds may support salaries, consultant costs, equipment, and travel as requested to develop and implement a Public Health Training Center.

Grant funds may not be used for construction, patient services, nor student tuition or stipends.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Accredited schools of public health or other public or nonprofit private institutions accredited for the provision of graduate or specialized training in public health may apply.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Accredited schools of public health or other public or nonprofit private institutions accredited for the provision of graduate or specialized training will benefit.

Credentials/Documentation

Applicants should review the individual HRSA Guidance documents issued under this CFDA program for any required proof or certifications which must be submitted prior to or simultaneous with submission of an application package.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

Grant applications and required forms for this program can be obtained from Grants.gov. Please visit the Grants.gov Web site at www.grants.gov to both find and apply for all Federal grant opportunities. All qualified applications will be forwarded to an objective review committee which will make funding recommendations to the Associate Administrator for the Bureau of Health Professions. The Associate Administrator has the authority to make final selections for awards.

Award Procedures

Notification is made in writing by a Notice of Grant Award issued from the Headquarters Office.

Deadlines

www.hrsa.gov.

Authorization

Public Health Service Act, Title VII, Section 766, 42 U.S.C. 295a, as amended; Health Professions Education Partnerships Act of 1998, Public Law 105-392.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 4 to 6 months after receipt of applications.

Appeals

None.

Renewals

At the end of the initial project period, competing continuation applications may be submitted.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

None.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Project periods are for 5 years.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Annual progress reports, in the form of HRSA's CPMS/UPR reporting system, are required.

Financial status reports are required within 90 days after the end of each budget period.

A final progress report and final financial status report must be submitted within 90 days after the end the project period.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Nonprofit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.

Records

All records must be maintained until expiration of 3 years from the date of submission of the final expenditure report. If questions remain following the 3-uear period, such as those raised as a result of an audit or an on-going enforcement action, recipients must retain records until the matter is completely resolved.

Financial Information

Account Identification

75-0350-0-1-550.

Obigations

(Grants) FY 07 $4,507,558; FY 08 est $4,500,000; and FY 09 est not available.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

(FY 2007) $250,000 to $500,000; $350,000 average.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR Part 92 for State, local and tribal governments and 45 CFR Part 74 for institutions of higher education, hospitals, other nonprofit organizations and commercial organizations, as applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

John Kress, MHA, Public Health Advisor, Geriatrics and Public Health Branch, Division of Diversity and Interdisciplinary Education, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Room 9-36, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 443-6864 and E-mail address at: jkress@hrsa.gov.

Headquarters Office

Grants Management Office: Rick Goodman, Director, Division of Grants Management Operations, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 11A-16. Health Services Branch: (301) 443-2385; Research and Training Branch: (301) 443-3099; Government and Special Focus Branch: (301) 443-3288.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Proposal selection criteria can be found in the program guidance.



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