Funds were awarded to eligible dental schools and post-doctoral dental education programs for reimbursement of uncompensated costs of oral health care and the number of HIV positive patients treated during the prior year.
Community-Based Dental Partnership grants fund collaborative partnerships between dental and dental hygiene education programs and community-based dental providers and organizations.
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.
In FY 07, 65 dental reimbursement awards were made.. In FY 07, 12 Community-Based Dental Partnership programs were funded, supporting oral health care to more than 2700 HIV positive patients.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Funds are restricted to dental schools, postdoctoral dental education programs, and dental hygiene education programs which submit an application documenting unreimbursed costs of oral health care provided to patients with HIV/AIDS.
Public or private nonprofit schools of dentistry and dental hygiene, and accredited post-graduate dental training programs, located in the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa or the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Republic of Palau.
Persons living with HIV/AIDS infection.
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
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
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 HIV/AIDS. The Associate Administrator has the authority to make final selections for awards.
Funds will be allocated to eligible applicants based upon level of uncompensated care provided.
Public Health Service Act, Title XXVI, Part F, as amended, Public Law 109-415, Ryan White Care HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act of 2006.106-345, Ryan White Care Act Amendments of 2000.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 120-180 days.
Formula and Matching Requirements
Funds are awarded taking into consideration the unreimbursed oral health care costs for patients with HIV/AIDS incurred by each institution, as compared with unreimbursed oral health care costs for patients with HIV/AIDS incurred by all eligible applicants, and the amount of funds available to award.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Reimbursement of uncompensated costs incurred in the prior year. Community-Based Dental Partnership grants may be made for up to five-year project periods. Continued support beyond the first year is contingent upon satisfactory performance and the availability of Federal funds.
Post Assistance Requirements
Community-Based Dental Partnership grantees must submit: an annual Dental Services (Data) Report, covering the prior January 1 - December 31 calendar year; a Financial Status Report on SF 269 within 90 days after the end of each budget period; and a non-competing continuation application each year prior to the end of the budget period.
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.
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-year 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.
(Direct Payments) FY 07 $9,328,165; FY 08 est $9,198,395; and FY 09 est $9,198,395. (Grants) Community-Based Dental Partnership grants: FY 07 $3,319,803; FY 08 est $3,319,803; and FY 09 est $3,319,803.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Dental Reimbursement: $1,439 to $1,143,261; $154,796. Community-Based Dental Partnership grants: $184,748 to $403,042; $277,713.
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.
Regional or Local Office
Dora Ober, Division of Community Based Programs, HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Parklawn Building, Room 7A-30, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 443-0759.
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
Those dental schools, postdoctoral dental education programs and dental hygiene education programs, that submit applications documenting unreimbursed costs of oral health care provided to patients with HIV/AIDS and show evidence of efforts to establish working relations with HIV care consortia and planning councils, AIDS Education and Training Centers, Title I, Title II, III, IV, Community-Based Dental Partnership, and Special Projects of National Significance programs authorized under Public Law 109-415. Applicants for the Community Based Dental Partnership are reviewed by an objective review committee based on the following criteria: Need, Response, Evaluative Measures, Impact, Resources/Capabilities, and Support Requested.