Family Planning Personnel Training
To provide job specific training for personnel to improve the delivery of family planning services.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Office of The Assistant Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Fiscal Year 2016
2 awards, totaling $4,750,000 2 awards, totaling $4,750,000Fiscal Year 2017
Estimate of 2 awards, totaling $4,800,000Fiscal Year 2018
Estimate of 2 awards, totaling $4,395,000Fiscal Year 2019
Estimate of 2 awards, totaling $4,900,000
Title X Statute and Regulations: Requirements regarding the provision of family planning services under Title X can be found in the statute (Title X of the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. 300 et seq.) and in the implementing regulations which govern project grants for family planning services (42 CFR part 59, subpart A.), 42 U.S.C 300 et seq. P.L. 91-572 PHS Act, Sec 1003 as Amended, 42 CFR59, U.S.C. .
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Any public entity (including city, county, local, regional, or State government) or nonprofit private entity located in a State (including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Republic of Palau) is eligible to apply for a grant under this program. Faith based organizations are eligible to apply.
Personnel delivering family planning services in Title X projects.
A nonprofit private entity must provide evidence of its nonprofit status. Allowability of costs charged to the grant will be determined in accordance with the following Cost Principles: OMB Circular No. A-21 for educational institutions, OMB Circular No. A-87 for state and local governments, and OMB Circular No.A-122 for non-profit organizations. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. 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.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. Applications must be submitted through grants.gov. The standard application forms, as furnished by PHS and required by 45 CFR 74 (for institutions of higher education, hospitals, and other non-profit organizations), and 45 CFR 92 (for state and local governments) must be used for this program. This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR 74, 45 CFR 92, as well as OMB Circular No. A-102 (Administrative Guidelines for state and local governments) and OMB Circular No. A-110 (Administrative Guidelines for Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Nonprofit Organizations).
Applications will be screened upon receipt. Those that are judged to be ineligible will not be reviewed. Accepted applications will be evaluated by a technical review panel composed of independent experts. The final funding decision will be determined by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Population Affairs, DHHS, or their designee. All applicants will be notified in writing of actions taken on their applications. Applications that are approved and funded will be issued a Notice of Award.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 120 to 180 days. Approvals from 120 to 180 days. Disapprovals from 90 to 270 days
More than 180 days. Projects are generally given commitments of funding for up to 3 years. Projects must submit a continuation application each non-competitive year, which includes at a minimum a progress report and evidence of plan compliance.
How are proposals selected?
Applications will be evaluated to determine which would best promote the purposes of the authorizing legislation, taking into account: (1) The increase in delivery of services to people, particularly low-income groups, with a high percentage of unmet need for family planning services; (2) the promise of the program to fulfill the family planning services needs of the area to be served; (3) capacity to use assistance rapidly and effectively; (4) the administrative and management capability and competence of the applicant; (5) competence of the project staff; and (6) compliance with pertinent regulations and guidelines.
How may assistance be used?
Grants are awarded to provide training to Title X project staffs; to improve utilization and career development of paraprofessional and paramedical manpower in family planning services, particularly in rural areas.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
A final performance report is due 90 days following the end of the project period.
HHS and the Comptroller General of the United States or any of their authorized representatives, shall have the right of access to any books, documents, papers, or other records of a grantee, subgrantee, contractor, or subcontractor, which are pertinent to the HHS grant, in order to make audits, examinations, excerpts and transcripts. Grantees are required to maintain grant accounting records 3 years after the end of a budget 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.
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
Grants are generally approved for a project period of 3-5 years. Grants may be approved for a budget period not to exceed 12 months. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Letter.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
OASH-Office of Population Affairs, Office of Family Planning Tower Building, 1101 Wootton Pkwy Suite 700 Rockville, MD 20852. Phone 240-453-2828
Office of Grants Management
1101 Wootton Parkway
Rockville, MD 20852 US
(Project Grants) FY 17$4,800,000.00; FY 18 Estimate Not Available FY 19 FY 16$4,750,000.00; - (Project Grants) FY 17$5,882,950.00; FY 18 est $4,392,000.00; FY 19 Estimate Not Available - Past Fiscal Year (2017) 2 awards, totaling $4,800,000
Current Fiscal Year (2018) 2 awards, totaling $4,395,000
Budget Fiscal Year (2019) 2 awards, totaling $4,900,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
FY17 $800,000-$4,000,000 FY18 $895,000-$3,500,000 FY19 $900,000-$4,000,000
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
HHS and the Comptroller General of the United States or any of their designated authorized officials shall have the right of access to any books, documents, papers, or other records of a grantee, sub-grantee, contractor, or subcontractor, which are pertinent to the HHS grant, in order to make audits, examinations, excerpts and transcripts. In accordance with 45 CFR, Part 74.53 and 45 CFR, Part 92, grantees are required to maintain grant accounting records 3 years after the end of a budget period. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit or other action involving the records has been started before the expiration of the 3-year period, the records shall be retained until completion of the action.
Examples of Funded Projects