Construction of the Rocky Mountain Cancer Rehabilitation Institute at the University of Northern Colorado, Midwest Center for Rural Health at Union Hospital in Terra Haute, Indiana, and equipment for the Telemedicine Program at Magee Women's Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.
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.
Funds were awarded for construction, renovation projects, and equipment only projects. There were no funds awarded in FYs 2006 or 2007. It is estimated that 700 awards will be provided to projects in FY 2008.
Uses and Use Restrictions
All funds awarded should be expended solely for carrying out the approved projects in accordance with the provisions of the fiscal year 2008 Congressional Appropriations Bill, Public Law 110-161.
Eligible applicants include State and local governments, including their universities and colleges, quasi- governmental agencies, private universities and colleges, and private profit and nonprofit organizations.
Organizations must be specifically earmarked in the Congressional Appropriation Bill.
Public or other entities will benefit.
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 for coverage under E.O.
Application materials are provided to organizations that were specifically earmarked in the Appropriation Bill or Conference Report, based upon information in HRSA's annual appropriation.
Only earmarked organizations may receive an award. Awards are made on the basis of proposal evaluations carried out by HRSA staff.
Application deadlines are indicated in the application materials provided to eligible applicants.
Public Law 110-161.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Approximately 3 to 6 months.
Formula and Matching Requirements
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Awards are usually issued for a 3-year project period. Funds must be expended in 5 years.
Post Assistance Requirements
At the conclusion of the project, grantees must submit a final Financial Status Report, a final report on project costs (424C) and a list of equipment purchased with grant funds.
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.
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.
(Grants) FY 07 est not available; FY 08 est $200,000,045; and FY 09 est not available.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$9,000 to $25 million; $674,000.
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
Program Contact: Mr. Paul Murphy, Chief, Facilities Monitoring Branch, Division of Facilities Compliance and Recovery, Bureau of Healthcare Systems, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 10-105, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 443-5656.
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: Telephone: (301) 443-2385; Research and Training Branch: Telephone: (301) 443-3099; Government and Special Focus Branch: Telephone: (301) 443-3288.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Criteria are not available.
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