Emergency Medical Services for Children
To support demonstration projects for the expansion and improvement of emergency medical services for children who need treatment for trauma or critical care.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Fiscal Year 2018
N/AFiscal Year 2016
74 awards 74Fiscal Year 2017
Public Health Service Act, Title XIX, Section 1910, (42 U.S.C. 300w-9); as amended
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
State Governments and Accredited Schools of Medicine
All children will benefit from the project grants administered by this program, including children from minority groups.
Applicants should review the individual HRSA notice of funding opportunity 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.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. HRSA requires all applicants to apply electronically through Grants.gov. 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 by a Notice of Award.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Final decisions are made about 4 months after receipt of applications.
Renewal applications will be accepted.
How are proposals selected?
Grant applications will be reviewed and evaluated by a panel of reviewers experienced in the planning, implementation, and monitoring of emergency medical services and pediatric care. The reviewers will recommend a score for applications; recommend any modifications or conditions to the grant if awarded; and recommend any changes to the proposed budget. Recommendations of the review panel are presented to the Associate Administrator for MCH. Panel recommendations are advisory only, and the Associate Administrator for MCH will be responsible for final decisions regarding awards. Reviewers will use the criteria and questions described in the section on Categories of Grants: Program Narrative and Review Criteria to evaluate proposals. Applicants are urged to address these criteria as directly as possible in the text of the program narrative.
How may assistance be used?
All funds granted should be expended solely for carrying out the approved project in accordance with Section 1910 of the Public Health Service Act.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Refer to "reports" information above.
Grantees are required to maintain grant accounting records 3 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 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.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Awards are made annually, in accordance with the project period method of awarding grants. Payments are made through a Letter of Credit or Cash Demand System. Project periods are generally for up to 3 years, but may be up to 4 years with an optional 5th year. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Grantees drawdown funds, as necessary, from the Payment Management System (PMS). PMS is the centralized web based payment system for HHS awards. Grantees drawdown funds, as necessary, from the Payment Management System (PMS). PMS is the centralized web based payment system for HHS awards.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857.
Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18N-54
Rockville, MD 20857 US
(Project Grants) FY 18$9,812,899.00; FY 19 est $8,685,726.00; FY 20 est $8,820,554.00; FY 17$17,393,910.00; FY 16$17,016,778.00; - (Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$9,349,909.00; FY 19 est $9,450,000.00; FY 20 est $10,450,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18 average $$1,168,739, range $599,911-$3,700,000 FY 19 $ average $1,050,000, range $699,281-$3,000,000 FY 20 average $1,161,111, range $699, 281,-$3,000,000 (Project Grants) FY 18 average $148,680, range $130,000-$342,766 FY 19 average $133,627, range $130,000-$325,000 FY 20 average $142,267, range $130,000-$325,000
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. 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.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2017
EMSC State Partnership, State Partnership Regionalization of Care, Targeted Issues, Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network, EMSC Innovation and Improvement Center and the EMSC Data Center