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.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Grants may not be used for new construction, patient services.
Eligible entities are health professions schools, academic health centers, State or local governments or other appropriate public or private nonprofit entities including faith-based and community based organizations that conduct training in approved or provisional residency programs.
To be eligible, the applicant shall propose a project which is collaborative among two or more disciplines.
Eligible entities are health professions schools, academic health centers, State or local governments or other appropriate public or private nonprofit entities. To be eligible, the applicant shall propose a project which is collaborative among two or more disciplines. Non-profit entities, including faith-based organizations and community-based organizations, that meet other eligibility requirements are eligible to apply.
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 Health Professions. The Associate Administrator has the authority to make final selections for awards.
Notification is made in writing by a Notice of Grant Award issued from Headquarters Office.
Public Health Service Act, Title VII, Part C, Section 755, as amended; Health Professions Education Partnerships Act of 1998, Public Law 105-392.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 3 to 4 months.
A Summary Progress Report must be submitted each year beginning with the second year of support. Competitive continuations may be submitted during the terminal year of support.
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula or matching requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Funds are available for expenditure during approved budget period. Payment is made by an Electronic Transfer System or a Monthly Cash Request System. Approved competing renewal awards are expected to initiate training activities during the first year of the project period. New programs may utilize this first year for planning and development purposes, and commence training the second year of the project period. Each project period is a maximum of 36 months.
Post Assistance Requirements
A summary progress report must be submitted in the second and subsequent budget periods of an approved project period.
A financial status report must be submitted within 90 days after the end of each budget period.
A final progress report and financial status report must be submitted within 90 days after the end of the project period.
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit 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.
Grantees are required to maintain grant accounting records for a minimum of 3 years after the end of a grant period. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit or other action involving the record has been started before the expiration of the 3-year period, the records shall be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever is later. More detailed information regarding retention requirements are provided in Title 45, CFR, Parts 74 and 92.
(Grants) FY 07 $0; FY 08 est $0; and FY 09 est $0.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$205,291 to $286,362; $245,826.
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.
Regional or Local Office
Jerry Katzoff, Dental, Psychology and Special Projects Branch, Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Room 9A-27, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 443-4443. firstname.lastname@example.org .
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
Competing applications are reviewed by nonfederal consultant(s) for technical merit recommendation. Approval of an application will be based on an analysis of the factors set forth in the application. See the section on Application Procedure above to obtain a copy of the application, and the respective factors delineated in the application.
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