How to apply...
The standard application forms, as furnished by DHHS and required by 45 CFR 92 for State and local governments, must be used for this program. State and local governments must prepare Form PHS-5161, Application for Federal Assistance (Nonconstruction), fully documenting the need for the grant and the proposed amount for the project. Other nonprofit entities must complete Form PHS-5194, Grant Application for Health Services, documenting the need for and the proposed amount of the grant. Applications are to be submitted to the Regional Health Administrator of the appropriate DHHS Regional Office. This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR, Part 92 for State and local governments and 45 CFR, Part 74 for nonprofit organizations. Applications are subject to review pursuant to 45 CFR, Part 100.
Note: Each program will indicate whether applications are to be submitted to the Federal headquarters, regional or local office, or to a State or local government office.
Each applicant will receive written notification of the outcome of the objective review process, including summary of the expert committee's assessment of the application's merits and weaknesses, and whether the application was selected for funding. Applicants who are selected for funding may be required to respond in a satisfactory manner to Conditions placed on their application before funding can proceed. Letters of notification do not provide authorization to begin performance. The Notice of Grant Award, which is signed by the Grants Management Officer and is sent to the applicant agency's Authorized Representative, is the authorizing document.
Note: Grant payments may be made by a letter of credit, advance by Treasury check, or reimbursement by Treasury check.
Awards may be made by the headquarters office directly to the applicant, an agency field office, a regional office,
or by an authorized county office. The assistance may pass through the initial applicant for further distribution by
intermediate level applicants to groups or individuals in the private sector.