Indian Health Service_Health Management Development Program

 

To develop and enhance management infrastructure of Federally-recognized Tribes and Tribal organizations to assume all or part of existing Indian Health Service programs, functions, services and activities.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
93.228
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Indian Health Service
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
PROJECT GRANTS
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
Authorization
25 U.S.C. ss 450h (b)(1) and 25 U.S.C. ss 450h(e) of the Indian Self Determination and Education Assistance Act, Public Law 93-638, as amended.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Federally-recognized Tribes and Tribally-sanctioned Tribal organizations.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Individuals who are members of an eligible applicant Tribe, band, or group or village and who may be regarded as within the scope of the Indian health and medical service program and who are regarded as an Indian by the community in which he lives as evidenced by such factors as Tribal membership, enrollment, residence on tax exempt land, ownership of restricted property, active participation in Tribal affairs or other relevant factors.
Credentials/Documentation
Certification of Native Indian or Alaskan descent is required for direct services. Provisions of grants under Public Law 93-638 and its amendments require Tribal endorsement in the form of a Resolution to sanction Tribal participation. Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-122 for Nonprofit Organizations as implemented through program regulations 42 CFR 36 and applicable grant administration regulations 45 CFR, Part 92, (45 CFR 74 for nonprofit organizations). 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
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 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. The applicant package may be found in Grants.gov. or at https://www.ihs.gov/dgm/index.cfm?module=dsp_dgm_funding. Questions regarding the electronic application process may be directed to Tammy Bagley, Acting Director, Division of Grants Management at (301) 443-5204. This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR 92 for Indian Tribes and OMB Circular No. A-110, if applicant is a nonprofit Tribal organization.
Award Procedure
Grants are awarded on a competitive basis with processing and final approval by the IHS Headquarters.
Deadlines
Sep 01, 2014: For FY 2014 Awards. For Public Law 93-638 grants applications must be submitted 90 days prior to the proposed project start date. Contact Headquarters Office for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days. Grants are approved/disapproved within ninety (90) days from receipt of application/proposal.
Appeals
From 30 to 60 days. Grant appeals will follow PHS appeals procedures: 42 CFR, Part 50, Subpart D and DHHS appeals procedures: 45 CFR 16.
Renewals
Renewal of grants is on a year-to-year basis and requires the submission of non-competing continuation applications.
How are proposals selected?
Not Applicable.
How may assistance be used?
The assistance is used for four types of management related projects: (1) Feasibility Studies; (2) Planning; (3) Tribal Health Management Structure Development; and (4) Evaluation. This assistance is available to Federally-recognized Indian Tribes and Tribal-sanctioned Tribal organizations. Tribal Management grants may not be used to support operational programs, or to supplant existing public and private resources. Discretionary funding is available for statutorily mandated grant program.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
No program reports are required. Grantees are required to submit quarterly Federal Financial Report (SF-425 or FFR) to the Payment Management Service, with copies semi-annually to the assigned Program Officer and Grants Management Specialist. Final reports are due 90 days after the end of the project period. Grantees are required to submit semi-annual progress reports to the assigned Grants Management Specialist and Program Official. Final reports are due 90 days after the end of the project period. Grantees are required to submit quarterly Federal Financial Report (SF-425 or FFR) to the Payment Management Service, with copies semi-annually to the assigned Program Officer and Grants Management Specialist. Final reports are due 90 days after the end of the project period. All IHS grant awards are monitored for financial and grant compliance by the Division of Grants Management and for programmatic compliance by the IHS Program Staff.
Auditing
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.
Records
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. In accordance with 45 CFR 92.42, grantees are required to maintain grant records 3 years after they submit their final expenditure report. 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 must 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 formulas are not applicable to this program.
This program has no matching requirements. However, in accordance with Pub. L. 93-638 section 103(c), the TMG funds may be used as matching shares for any other Federal grant programs that develop tribal capabilities to contract for the administration and operation of health programs.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Individual projects are awarded annually for 12 months based on receipt of appropriations. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Annually.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None. Program: Ms. Patricia J. Spotted Horse, Program Analyst, Tribal Management Grant Program, Indian Health Service, 801 Thompson Avenue, Suite 220, Rockville, MD 20852, Phone: (301) 443-1104;

Grants Management Contact: Ms. Tammy Bagley, Acting Director, Division of Grants Management, Indian Health Service, 801 Thompson Avenue, Suite TMP 360, Rockville, MD 20852. Telephone: (301) 443-5204, Fax (301) 443-9602. Use the same number for FTS.
Headquarters Office
Grants Policy Office 801 Thompson Avenue, Suite TMP 360, Rockville, Maryland 20852 Email: grantspolicy@ihs.gov Phone: 301-443-5204
Website Address
http://www.ihs.gov
Financial Information
Account Identification
75-0390-0-1-551.
Obligations
(Project Grants) FY 14 $2,577,000; FY 15 est $2,577,000; and FY 16 est $2,577,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$50,000 - $100,000 Range; $100,000 Average.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
42 CFR 36; 45 CFR 92 and 45 CFR 74, HHS Grants Policy Statement, (Rev.) January, 2007; Program Guidelines for Competitive Projects.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2014: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2015: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available

 



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