Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund

To provide supplemental funding for public health and social service emergencies.

Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
93.003
Federal Agency
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Types of Assistance
Project Grants (Discretionary)
Uses and Use Restrictions
Funds are available for public health and social service emergencies. Funds are initially appropriated to the Office of the Secretary, but virtually all funding is allocated to HHS agencies for award and use in disaster areas.
Authorization
Section 319 of the PHS Act.
Eligibility Requirements
Applicant Eligibility
Federal agencies, State and local governments, and other service providers in areas impacted.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Individuals, families, Federal, State, and local government agencies.
Credentials/Documentation
Guidelines and requirements to be determined by agencies administering grant programs and services. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
Application and Award Process
Preapplication Coordination
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
Application Procedure
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. Applicant should consult the office or official designated as the contact for additional information on the application procedure.
Award Procedure
Awards will be granted by agency or office administering the funds.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 120 to 180 days. To be determined by agency or office administering the funds.
Appeals
Not Applicable.
Renewals
Not Applicable.
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
To be determined by agency or office administering the funds. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Post Assistance Requirements
Reports
The (SF-425) Federal Financial Report is required by SAMHSA, Division of Grants Management 120 days after the end of each 12 month period and 90 days after the final 12 month budget period. Quarterly report SF272 required by the Division of Payment Management. Progress report is due 90 days after the end of the budget period. Quarterly report SF 272 required to be submitted to the Division of Payment Management. Performance monitoring will be done through progress reports.
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. In addition, grants and cooperative agreements are subject to inspection and audits by DHHS and other Federal government officials.
Records
Expenditures and other financial records must be retained for 3 years from the day on which the grantee submits the last Federal Financial Report for the report period.
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2013: No current data available. Fiscal Year 2014: No current data available. Fiscal Year 2015: No current data available.
Financial Information
Account Identification
75-1363-0-1-551.
Obligations
(Project Grants (Discretionary)) FY 13 $0; FY 14 est $0; and FY 15 est $0
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not available at this time. Guidelines are expected to be transmitted to recipients by agency or office administering the funds.
Information Contacts
Regional or Local Office
None.
Headquarters Office
Roger George 1 Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, Maryland 20850 Email: roger.george@samhsa.hhs.gov Phone: 2402761418
Website Address
http://www.samhsa.gov
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
To be determined by agency or office administering the funds.
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