Chiropractic Demonstration Project Grants

The objective of CDP is to carry out demonstration projects in which chiropractors and physicians collaborate to identify and provide effective treatment for spinal and lower back conditions.

Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
93.212
Federal Agency
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Health Resources and Services Administration
Types of Assistance
PROJECT GRANTS
Uses and Use Restrictions
Grant funds may be used for personnel, equipment, supplies, domestic travel, consultants and guest lecturers, rental of space, renovations, and other costs directly related to the project as described in the approved application. Program funds may not be used for construction of facilities, acquisition of land, foreign travel, or support of students, including fellowships, stipends, tuition, fees, or travel allowances. Program funds may not be used to support patient care costs.
Authorization
Public Health Service Act, Title VII, Section 755(b)(3), 42 U.S.C. 294e(3)as amended; Health Professions Education Partnerships Act of 1998; Public Law 105-392.
Eligibility Requirements
Applicant Eligibility
To be eligible for a Chiropractic Demonstration Project, the applicant shall be: a health professions school, an academic health center, or a public or private nonprofit accredited school of chiropractic. Applicant organizations must be located in the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, or the Federated States of Micronesia.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Health professionals will benefit.
Credentials/Documentation
Applicants should review the individual HRSA funding opportunity announcement 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. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
Application and Award Process
Preapplication Coordination
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. HRSA requires all applicants to apply electronically through Grants.gov.
Award Procedure
All qualified applications will be forwarded to an objective review committee. Based on the advice of the objective review committee, the HRSA program official with delegated authority is responsible for final selection and funding decisions.

Notification is made in writing (electronic) by a Notice of Award.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 4 to 6 months from receipt of application.
Appeals
Not Applicable.
Renewals
During the final budget year of the approved project period, competing continuation applications may be submitted.
Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Project periods are up to three years. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Grantee draws down funds, as necessary, from the Payment Management System (PMS). PMS is the centralized web based payment system for HHS awards.
Post Assistance Requirements
Reports
Program reports are required. The awardee will be required to submit annual performance and progress reports as well as status-federal financial reports (see below for general information on each required report). Cash reports are required. The awardee must submit a quarterly electronic Federal Financial Report (FFR) Cash Transaction Report via the Payment Management System within 30 days of the end of each calendar quarter. A Federal Financial Report (SF-425) is required within 90 days of the end of each budget period. A final report is due within 90 days after the project period ends. If applicable, the awardee must submit a Tangible Personal Property Report (SF-428) and any related forms within 90 days after the project period ends. New awards (“Type 1”) issued under this funding opportunity announcement are subject to the reporting requirements of the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA) of 2006 (Pub. L. 109–282), as amended by section 6202 of Public Law 110–252, and implemented by 2 CFR Part 170. Grant and cooperative agreement recipients must report information for each first-tier subaward of $25,000 or more in federal funds and executive total compensation for the recipient’s and subrecipient’s five most highly compensated executives as outlined in Appendix A to 2 CFR Part 170 (FFATA details are available online at http://www.hrsa.gov/grants/ffata.html). Competing continuation awardees, etc. may be subject to this requirement and will be so notified in the Notice of Award. No expenditure reports are required. Performance monitoring is not applicable.
Audits
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.
Records
Grantees are required to maintain grant accounting records three years after the date they submit the Federal Financial Report (FFR). If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit or other action involving the award has been started before the expiration of the three 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 three year period, whichever is later.
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
Financial Information
Account Identification
75-0350-0-1-550.
Obligations
(Project Grants) FY 12 $0; FY 13 est $0; and FY 14 est $0
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Fiscal Year 2012: $0. Average Award: $0
Fiscal Year 2013 est: $0. Average Award: $0.
Fiscal Year 2014 est; $0. Average Award: $0.
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.

HRSA awards are subject to the requirements of the HHS Grants Policy Statement (HHS GPS) that are applicable based on recipient type and purpose of award. The HHS GPS is available at http://www.hrsa.gov/grants.
Information Contacts
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. CAPT Young Song, Senior Program Management Officer, Division of Public Health and Interdisciplinary Education, Health Resources and Services Administration, Room 9C-05, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 443-3353.
Headquarters Office
CAPT Young Song 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 9C-05, Rockville, Maryland 20857 Phone: (301) 443-3353
Website Address
www.hrsa.gov.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Procedures for assessing the technical merit of grant applications have been instituted to provide an objective review of applications and to assist the applicant in understanding the standards against which each application will be judged. Critical indicators have been developed for each review criterion to assist the applicant in presenting pertinent information related to that criterion and to provide the reviewer with a standard for evaluation. Competing applications are reviewed by nonfederal reviewers for technical merit recommendations. All applications will be evaluated by an Objective Review Committee to determine the extent to which the applicant documents the following criteria: (1) Need; (2) Response; (3) Evaluative Measures; (4) Impact; (5) Resources/Capabilities; and (6) Support Requested.

See most recent funding opportunity announcement at www.grants.gov for detailed selection criteria.
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