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Friday

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July 7, 2000

Part III

Department of
Health and Human
Services
Health Resources and Services
Administration

Availability of Funds Announced in the
HRSA Preview; Notice

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND including how to obtain and use the Primary Health Care Programs
HUMAN SERVICES HRSA Preview and grant terminology National Primary Care Technical
can also be found in the HRSA Preview. Assistance Grants and Cooperative
Health Resources and Services This issue of the HRSA Preview Agreements (03/01/01 and 05/01/
Administration describes funding for the following 01)
HRSA discretionary authorities and National Health Service Corps Student/
Availability of Funds Announced in the programs (receipt deadlines are in Resident Experiences and Rotations
HRSA Preview parentheses): in Community Health (SEARCH)
AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Health Professions Programs (05/01/01)
Administration, DHHS. Health Care for the Homeless (deadline
Model State-Supported Area Health varies)
ACTION: General notice
Education Centers (12/18/00) Grants to States for Loan Repayment
SUMMARY: HRSA announces the Basic/Core Area Health Education Programs (05/15/01)
availability of funds in the HRSA Centers (12/18/00) New Delivery Sites and New Starts in
Preview for Summer 2000. This edition Preventive Medicine Residency Programs Funded Under the Health
of the HRSA Preview is a Programs (09/18/00) Centers Consolidation Act (11/30/
comprehensive review of HRSA’s Fiscal Centers of Excellence (12/01/00) 00; 2/28/01; and 5/15/01)
Year 2001 competitive grant programs. Podiatric Residency Training in Primary Community and Migrant Health Centers
The purpose of the HRSA Preview is (deadline varies)
Care (10/27/00)
Nursing Education Loan Repayment
to provide the general public with a Allied Health Projects (01/16/01) Program (06/30/01)
single source of program and Advanced Education Nursing Grants
application information related to the (01/29/01) HIV/AIDS Programs
Agency’s competitive grant offerings. Partnerships for Developing Public Ryan White IV: Existing Geographic
The HRSA Preview is designed to Health Nursing Leadership (11/17/ Areas (04/02/01)
replace the multiple Federal Register 01) Ryan White IV: New Geographic Areas
notices which traditionally advertised Residencies in the Practice of Pediatric (04/02/01)
the availability of HRSA’s discretionary Dentistry and Residencies and Ryan White IV for Adolescent Services
funds for its various programs. In this Advanced Education in the Practice (04/02/01)
edition of the HRSA Preview, HRSA’s of General Dentistry (09/08/00) Funding for Early Intervention Services
programs which provide funding for Public Health Training Centers Grant Grants: Existing Geographic Areas
outpatient Hansen’s Disease medical Program (12/11/00) (10/02/00)
services and special projects for schools Funding for Early Intervention Services
Advanced Education Nursing
of public health have been included in Grants: New Geographic Areas (07/
Traineeship Grants (11/01/00)
the section ‘‘Other HRSA Programs.’’ It 16/01)
Basic Nurse Education and Practice Funding for Early Intervention Services
should be noted that additional program Grants (02/22/01)
initiatives responsive to new or Planning Grants (06/01/00)
Advanced Education Nursing—Nurse
emerging issues in the health care area Maternal and Child Health Programs
Anesthetist Traineeship Grant
and unanticipated at the time of
Program (11/01/00) Genetic Services, Improving Health of
publication of the HRSA Preview may
Geriatric Nursing Knowledge and Children:
be announced through the Federal
Experiences in Long Term Care Implementation of the State Grants for
Register from time to time.
Facilities for Baccalaureate Nursing the Integration of Programs and
Requirements appearing elsewhere in
Students (09/08/00) their Information Systems (02/28/
the Federal Register are not changed by
this notice. Health Careers Opportunity Program 01)
(01/10/01) Genetic Services, Developing Models for
This notice contains nearly all of the
Residency Training in Primary Care the Use of New and Evolving
content of the HRSA Preview. The
(Family Medicine, General Internal Technology within Newborn
HRSA Preview contains a description of
Medicine/General Pediatrics) (10/ Screening Programs (02/28/01)
competitive and other grant programs Genetic Services, State Development
scheduled for awards in Fiscal Year 02/00)
Physician Assistant Training in Primary Grants for Newborn Screening
2001, and includes instructions on how Efforts and Infrastructure
to contact the Agency for information Care (01/12/01)
Academic Administrative Units in Development (02/28/01)
and receive application kits for all Nationwide Blood Lead and Erythrocyte
programs. Specifically, the following Primary Care (Family Medicine,
General Internal Medicine/General Protoporphyrin (EP) Proficiency
information is included in the HRSA Testing Program (09/15/00)
Preview: (1) program title; (2) legislative Pediatrics) (12/08/00)
Integrated Health and Behavioral Health
authority; (3) purpose; (4) eligibility; (5) Faculty Development Training in Care for Children, Adolescents, and
funding priorities and/or preferences; Primary Care (Family Medicine, their Families (01/31/01)
(6) estimated dollar amount of General Internal Medicine/General Innovative Models to Analyze and
competition; (7) estimated number of Pediatrics) (10/06/00) Address Racial, Ethnic, and
awards; (8) estimated project period; (9) Predoctoral Training in Primary Care Geographic Disparities in Maternal
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (Family Medicine, General Internal and Child Health Outcomes (02/05/
(CFDA) identification number; (10) Medicine/General Pediatrics) (11/ 01)
application availability date; (11) letter 03/00) Integrated Comprehensive Women’s
of intent deadline (if any); (12) Faculty Loan Repayment Program (05/ Health Services in State MCH
application deadline; (13) projected 31/01) Programs (03/23/01)
award date; and (14) programmatic Scholarships for Disadvantaged Assuring Adequate Health Insurance for
contact, with telephone and e-mail Students (12/15/00) Children with Special Health Care
addresses. Certain other information, Geriatric Education Centers (01/04/01) Needs (02/02/01)

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Healthy and Ready to Work (HRTW) State Mortality Review Support Program category descriptions before contacting
Services for Children and Youth (01/29/01) the toll-free number 1–877–477–2123
with Special Health Needs Perinatal Systems and Women’s Health (1–877–HRSA–123). Likewise, we urge
(CYSHN) (02/23/01) National Resource Center (02/23/ applicants to fully assess their eligibility
Integrated Services (01/22/01) 01) for grants before requesting kits. As a
Medical Home Development Grants (10/ Healthy Start Initiative—Eliminating general rule, no more than one kit per
16/00) Disparities in Perinatal Health (02/ category will be mailed to applicants.
Partnership for Information and 06/01)
Communication (PIC) (01/02/01) To Obtain a Copy of HRSA Preview
Interconception Care for High Risk
MCH Cooperative Agreements (01/02/ Women and their Infants (02/16/01) To have your name and address
01) Improving Women’s Health through added to or deleted from the HRSA
Breastfeeding Promotion in Screening and Intervention for Preview mailing list, call the toll free
Pediatrician’s Office Practices (05/ Depression during or around the number above or send a message by e-
01/01) Time of Pregnancy (12/21/00) mail to hrsagac@hrsa.gov.
Partners in Program Planning for Healthy Start Initiative—State
Adolescent Health (04/20/01) To Obtain an Application Kit
Infrastructure Initiatives (12/08/00)
Maternal and Child Health Research Applications kits differ depending on
Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal
Program (08/01/00 and 03/01/00) the grant program. Determine which
Health Care Information and Education Health—Border Health (02/06/01)
kit(s) you wish to receive and call 1–
for Families of Children with Office of the Administrator 877–477–2123 to be placed on the
Special Health Care Needs (12/01/ mailing list. Be sure to provide the
Community Access Program (06/01/00)
00) information specialist with both the
National Conference of State
Graduate Medical Education in
Legislatures (NCSL) (TBA) CFDA number and the title of the grant
Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics
Association of State and Territorial program. You may also request
and Family Practice in Historically/
Health Officials (ASTHO) (TBA) application kits using the e-mail address
Predominately Black Medical
Public Health Foundation (PHF) (TBA) above. Application kits are generally
Schools (02/01/01)
National Association of County and City available 60 days prior to application
Public Health Training in Maternal and
Health Officials (NACCHO) (05/30/ deadline. If kits are available earlier,
Child Health (12/15/00)
Long Term Training in Leadership 00) they will be mailed immediately. The
Education in Neurodevelopmental Pacific Islands Health Officers guidance contained in the various kits
and Related Disabilities (LEND) (10/ Association (06/01/00) contains detailed instructions,
12/00) background on the grant program, and
Rural Health Programs other essential information, such as the
Continuing Education and Development
(01/12/01) Rural Health Roundtable, George Mason applicability of Executive Order 12372
Public Policy Analysis and Education University (07/31/00) and 45 CFR Part 100, and additional
Center for Infant and Early State Rural Hospital Flexibility Program inforamtion pertinent to the
Childhood Health (03/26/01) (05/25/01) intergovernmental review process, as
Public Policy Analysis and Education Rural Health Outreach Grant (10/16/00) appropriate.
Center for Middle Childhood and Rural Health Network Development (10/
World Wide Web Access
Adolescent Health (03/26/01) 23/00)
Continuing Education and Development The HRSA Preview is available on the
Special Programs
Cooperative Agreement to Advance HRSA Homepage via the World Wide
Education and Public Policy Extramural Support Program for Projects Web at: www.hrsa.gov/grantsf.htm. You
Development in Maternal and Child to Increase Organ and Tissue can download this issue in Adobe
Health (02/01/01) Donations (05/01/01) Acrobat format.
Continuing Education/Distance Other HRSA Programs Application materials are also
Learning (01/12/01) available for downloading for some
Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Outpatient Hansen’s Disease Medical HRSA programs. HRSA’s goal is to post
Children (10/02/00) Services (09/01/00) application forms and materials for all
Healthy Tomorrows Partnership Special Projects for Schools of Public programs in future cycles.
Cooperative Agreement (06/01/01) Health (TBA) You can register on-line to be sent
State Systems Development Initiative Lawton Chiles Foundation (N/A) grant application materials by following
(SSDI), MCH Services Federal Set- Individuals may obtain the HRSA the instructions on the web page. Your
Aside Program (07/13/01) Preview by calling the toll free number mailing information will be added to
EMSC Implementation (11/01/00) at 1–877–477–2123 (1–877–HRSA123). our database and materials will be sent
EMSC Partnerships (11/01/00) The HRSA Preview may also be to you as they become available.
EMSC Targeted Issue (11/01/00) accessed on HRSA’s World Wide Web
Pediatric Injury Surveillance System Grant Terminology
Home Page at http://www.hrsa.gov/
(04/02/01) grantsf.htm. Application Deadlines
Clinical practice Guidelines for
Emergency Care of Children (06/01/ Dated: June 28, 2000. Applications will be considered on
01) Claude Earl Fox, time if they are received on or before the
A Color-coded System for Equipment Administrator. established deadline, or postmarked on
and Medication for Pediatric or before the deadline given in the
How To Use and Obtain Copies of the program announcement or in the
Resuscitation (03/01/01)
HRSA Preview application kit materials. Applications
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), State
Implementation Grants (12/01/01) It is recommended that you read the sent to any address other than that
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), State introductory materials, terminology specified in the application guidance
Planning Grants (12/01/01) section, and individual program are subject to being returned.

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Authorization care organizations. Funding priorities • That project personnel or
The citation of the law authorizing the are factors that cause a grant application prospective fellows are well qualified by
various grant programs is provided to receive a fixed amount of extra rating training and/or experience for the
immediately following the title of the points—which may similarly affect the support sought, and the applicant
programs. order of applicants on a funding list. organization or the organization to
Special considerations are other factors provide training to a fellow have
CFDA Number considered in making funding decisions adequate facilities and manpower.
The Catalog of Federal Domestic that are neither review criteria, • That, insofar as practical, the
Assistance (CFDA) is a Government- preferences, or priorities, e.g., ensuring proposed activities (scientific or other),
wide compendium of Federal programs, that there is an equitable geographic if well executed, are capable of attaining
projects, services, and activities which distribution of grant recipients, or project objectives.
provide assistance. Programs listed meeting requirements for urban and • That the project objectives are
therein are given a CFDA Number. Be rural proportions. capable of achieving the specific
sure to use both the CFDA number and program objectives defined in the
Key Offices program announcement and the
the title of the grant program when
requesting an application kit. Note that The Grants Management Office serves proposed results are measurable.
CFDA numbers with alpha suffixes have as the focal point for questions • That the method for evaluating
different titles than the same CFDA concerning business matters. In the proposed results includes criteria for
numbers without suffixes. HRSA Preview, a ‘‘key’’ symbol determining the extent to which the
indicates the appropriate grants program has achieved its stated
Cooperative Agreement objectives and the extent to which the
management office for each program
A financial assistance mechanism area and the main telephone number for accomplishment of objectives can be
(grant) used when substantial Federal the office. attributed to the program.
programmatic involvement with the • That, in so far as practical, the
recipient is anticipated by the funding Letter of Intent proposed activities, when
agency during performance of the To help in planning the application accomplished, are replicable, national
project. The nature of that involvement review process, many HRSA programs in scope and include plans for broad
will always be specified in the offering request a letter of intent from the dissemination.
or application guidance materials. applicant in advance of the application The specific review criteria used to
deadline. Letters of intent are neither review and rank applications are
Eligibility included in the individual guidance
binding nor mandatory. Details on
The status an entity must possess to where to send letters can be found in material provided with the application
be considered for a grant. Authorizing the guidance materials contained in the kits. Applicants should pay strict
legislation and programmatic application kit. attention to addressing these criteria, as
regulations specify eligibility for they are the basis upon which their
individual grant programs, and Matching Requirements applications will be judged by the
eligibility may be further restricted for reviewers.
Several HRSA programs require a
programmatic reasons. In general,
matching amount, or percentage of the Technical Assistance
assistance is provided to nonprofit
total project support, to come from
organizations and institutions, State and A contact person is listed for each
sources other than Federal funds.
local governments and their agencies, program and his/her e-mail address and
Matching requirements are generally
and occasionally to individuals. For- telephone number provided. Some
mandated in the authorizing legislation
profit organizations are eligible to programs have scheduled workshops
for specific categories. Also, matching or
receive awards under financial and conference calls as indicated by the
other cost-sharing requirements may be
assistance programs unless specifically ‘‘magnifying glass’’ in the HRSA
administratively required by the
excluded by legislation. Preview. If you have questions
awarding office. Such requirements are
concerning individual programs or the
Estimated Amount of Competition set forth in the application kit.
availability of technical assistance,
The funding level listed is provided Project Period please contact the person listed. Also
only as an estimate, and is subject to the check your application materials and
availability of funds, Congressional The total time for which support of a
the HRSA web site at http://
action, and changing program priorities. discretionary project has been
www.hrsa.dhhs.gov/ for the latest
programmatically approved. The project
Funding Priorities and/or Preferences technical assistance information.
period usually consists of a series of
Funding preferences, priorities, and budget periods of one-year duration. Frequently Asked Questions
special considerations may come from Once approved through initial review, 1. Where do I submit grant
legislation, regulations, or HRSA continuation of each successive budget applications?
program leadership decisions. They are period is subject to satisfactory The address for submitting your grant
not the same as review criteria. Funding performance, availability of funds, and application will be shown in the
preferences are any objective factors that program priorities. guidance document included in the
would be used to place a grant Review Criteria application kit.
application ahead of others without the 2. How do I learn more about a
preference on a list of applicants The following are generic review particular grant program?
recommended for funding by a review criteria applicable to HRSA programs: If you want to know more about a
committee. Some programs give • That the estimated costs to the program before you request an
preference to organizations which have Government of the project are application kit, an e-mail/telephone
specific capabilities such as reasonable considering the level and contact is listed. This contact person
telemedicine networking, or have complexity of activity and the can provide information concerning the
established relationships with managed anticipated results. specific program’s purpose, scope and

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goals, and eligibility criteria. Usually, and interested applicants from minority providers. The Area Health Education
you will be encouraged to request the and disadvantaged populations. The Centers (AHEC) program assists schools
application kit so that you will have Bureau will give Special Consideration in the development and operation of
clear, comprehensive, and accurate to qualified applicants to appropriate AHECs to implement educational
information available to you. When grant programs who participate in the system incentives to attract and retain
requesting application materials, you Kids Into Health Careers initiative by health care personnel in scarcity areas.
must state the CFDA Number and title working with primary and secondary By linking the academic resources of the
of the program. The application kit lists schools that have a high percentage of university health science center with
telephone numbers for a program expert minority and disadvantaged students. local planning, educational and clinical
and a grants management specialist who To receive this Special Consideration, resources, the AHEC program
will provide information about your applicants must establish linkages with establishes a network of health-related
program of interest if you are unable to one or more elementary, middle or high institutions to provide educational
find the information within the written schools with a high percentage of services to students, faculty and
materials provided. minority and disadvantaged students to: practitioners and ultimately to improve
In general, the program contact person (1) inform students and parents about the delivery of health care in the service
provides information about the specific health careers and financial aid to area. These programs are collaborative
grant offering and its purpose, and the encourage interest in health careers; (2) partnerships which address current
grants management specialist provides promote rigorous academic course work health workforce needs within a region
information about the grant mechanism to prepare for health professions of a State or in an entire State.
and business matters, though there is training; or (3) provide support services Eligibility: The types of entities
often overlap of their responsibilities. such as mentoring, tutoring, counseling, eligible to apply for this program
Information specialists at the toll-free after school programs, summer include public or private nonprofit
number provide only basic information enrichment, and college visits. accredited schools of medicine and
and administer mailings. Further information on the Kids Into osteopathic medicine and incorporated
3. The dates listed in the HRSA Health Careers Initiative can be obtained consortia made up of such schools, or
Preview and the dates in the application on the Bureau of Health Professions the parent institutions of such schools.
kit do not agree. How do I know which website at http://www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/. Applicants must also have previously
is correct? The programs with this Special received funds, but are no longer
HRSA Preview dates for application Consideration include: Model State- receiving funds under Section 751(a)(1)
kit availability and application receipt supported Area Health Education of the Public Health Service Act, and are
deadlines are based upon the best Centers, Preventive Medicine Residency operating an AHEC program.
known information at the time of Programs, Centers of Excellence, Funding Priorities or Preferences: As
publication, often nine months in Podiatric Residency Training in Primary provided in Section 791(a) of the Public
advance of the competitive cycle. Care, Allied Health Projects, Health Service Act, preference will be
Occasionally, the grant cycle does not Residencies in the Practice of Pediatric given to any qualified applicant that: (A)
begin as projected and dates must be Dentistry * * * Public Health Training has a high rate for placing graduates in
adjusted. The deadline date stated in Grant Program, Health Careers practice settings having the principal
your application kit is generally correct. Opportunity Program, Faculty focus of serving residents of medically
If the application kit has been made Development Training in Primary Care, underserved communities or (B) during
available and subsequently the date Residency Training in Primary Care, the two-year period preceding the fiscal
changes, notification of the change will Predoctoral Training in Primary Care, year for which an award is sought, has
be mailed to known recipients of the Physician Assistant Training in Primary achieved a significant increase in the
application kit, and also posted on the Care, Basic/Core Area Health Education rate of placing graduates in such
Centers, Geriatric Education Centers, settings. This statutory general
HRSA home page.
4. Are programs announced in the Advanced Education Nursing Grants, preference will only be applied to
Basic Nurse Education and Practice applications that rank above the 20th
HRSA Preview ever canceled?
Infrequently, announced programs Grants, Academic Administrative Units percentile of applications recommended
in Primary Care, and Partnerships for for approval by the peer review group.
may be withdrawn from competition. If
Developing Public Health Nursing Funds shall be awarded to approved
this occurs, a cancellation notice will be
Leadership. applicants in the following order: (1)
provided through the HRSA Preview at competing continuations, (2) new starts
the HRSA Homepage at http:// All recipients of Bureau of Health
Professions grants will receive a packet in States with no AHEC program, (3)
www.hrsa.dhhs.gov/. If practicable, an other new starts, and (4) competing
attempt will be made to notify by mail of information and guidance materials
that can be used in working with local supplementals.
those who have requested a kit for the Special Consideration: A Special
canceled program. school systems.
Consideration will be given to qualified
If you have unanswered questions, Model State-Supported Area Health applicants who support the Kids Into
please contact John Gallicchio of the Education Centers 93.107 Health Careers initiative by establishing
Grants Policy Branch at 301–443–6507 linkages with one or more elementary,
Legislative Authority: Public Health
(jgallicchio@hrsa.gov). middle or high schools with a high
Service Act, Title VII, section 751, 42
Bureau of Health Professions U.S.C. 294a. percentage of minority and
Purpose: The program assists schools disadvantaged students to: (1) inform
Kids Into Health Careers Initiative to improve the distribution, supply, and students and parents about health
The Bureau of Health Professions quality of health personnel in the health careers and financial aid to encourage
announces a new initiative to increase services delivery system by encouraging interest in health careers; (2) promote
diversity and cultural competency of the the regionalization of health professions rigorous academic course work to
health professions workforce. The Kids schools. Emphasis is placed on prepare for health professions training;
Into Health Careers initiative is community-based training of primary or (3) provide support services such as
designed to expand the pool of qualified care oriented students, residents, and mentoring, tutoring, counseling, after

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school programs, summer enrichment, include public or private nonprofit Estimated Number of Awards to be
and college visits. Further information accredited schools of medicine and Made: 5.
on the Kids Into Health Careers osteopathic medicine and incorporated Estimated or Average Size of Each
Initiative can be obtained on the Bureau consortia made up of such schools, or Award: See the application guidance
of Health Professions website at http:// the parent institutions of such schools. materials.
www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/. Also, in States in which no AHEC Estimated Project Period: 3 years.
Matching Requirements: Awardees program is in operation, an accredited CFDA Number: 93.824.
shall make available (directly or through school of nursing is an eligible Application Availability Date:
contributions from State, county or applicant. October 2, 2000.
municipal governments, or the private Letter of Intent Deadline: None.
Funding Priorities or Preferences: As Application Deadline: December 18,
sector) recurring non-Federal provided in section 791(a) of the Public
contributions in cash in an amount not 2000.
Health Service Act, preference will be Projected Award Date: May 1, 2001.
less than 50 percent of the operating given to any qualified applicant that: (A) Program Contact Person: Louis D.
costs of the Model State-Supported has a high rate for placing graduates in Coccodrilli, MPH.
AHEC Program. practice settings having the principal Phone Number: 301 443–6950
Estimated Amount of This focus of serving residents of medically E-Mail: lcoccodrilli@hrsa.gov
Competition: $5,500,000. underserved communities or (B) during
Estimated Number of Awards to be the two-year period preceding the fiscal Preventive Medicine Residency
Made: 13. year for which an award is sought, has Programs 93.117
Estimated or Average Size of Each Legislative Authority: Public Health
achieved a significant increase in the
Award: See the application guidance Service Act, Title VII, section 768, 42
rate of placing graduates in such
materials. U.S.C. 295c
Estimated Project Period: 3 years. settings. This statutory general
preference will only be applied to Purpose: The Secretary may make
CFDA Number: 93.107.
applications that rank above the 20th grants to and enter into contracts with
Application Availability Date: 10/02/
percentile of applications recommended accredited schools of medicine,
00.
Letter of Intent Deadline: None. for approval by the peer review group. osteopathic medicine, and public health
Application Deadline: 12/18/00. Funds shall be awarded to approved to meet the cost to: (1) plan and develop
Projected Award Date: 05/01/01. applications in the following order: (1) new residency training programs and to
Program Contact Person: Louis D. competing continuations; (2) new starts maintain or improve existing residency
Coccodrilli, MPH. in States with no AHEC program; (3) programs in preventive medicine, and
Phone Number: 301/443–6950. other new starts; and (4) competing (2) to provide financial assistance to
e-mail address: lcoccodrilli@hrsa.gov supplementals. residency trainees enrolled in such
Special Consideration: A Special program.
Basic/Core Area Health Education Eligibility: Eligible applicants are
Centers 93.824 Consideration will be given to qualified
schools of medicine, osteopathic
Legislative Authority: Public Health applicants who support the Kids Into
medicine and public health. An
Service Act, Title VII, section 751, 42 Health Careers initiative by establishing
applicant must demonstrate to the
U.S.C. 294a linkages with one or more elementary,
Secretary that it has or will have
Purpose: Cooperative Agreements are middle or high schools with a high
available full-time faculty members with
awarded to assist schools to improve the percentage of minority and
training and experience in the fields of
distribution, supply and quality of disadvantaged students to: (1) inform
preventive medicine and support from
health personnel in the health services students and parents about health other faculty members trained in public
delivery system by encouraging the careers and financial aid to encourage health and other relevant specialties and
regionalization of health professions interest in health careers; (2) promote disciplines.
schools. Emphasis is placed on rigorous academic course work to Funding Priorities or Preferences:
community-based training of primary prepare for health professions training; Under section 765 of the Public Health
care oriented students, residents, and or (3) provide support services such as Service Act, a preference will be applied
providers. The Area Health Education mentoring, tutoring, counseling, after for applicants: (1) serving individuals
Centers (AHEC) program assists schools school programs, summer enrichment, who are from disadvantaged
in the planning, development and and college visits. Further information backgrounds (including
operation of AHECs to initiate education on the Kids Into Health Careers underrepresented racial and ethnic
system incentives to attract and retain Initiative can be obtained on the Bureau minorities) and (2) graduating large
health care personnel in scarcity areas. of Health Professions website at http:// proportions of individuals who serve in
By linking the academic resources of the www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/. underserved communities. For
university health sciences center with Matching Requirements: Awardees established programs (who have
local planning, educational and clinical shall make available (directly or through graduated three or more classes),
resources, the AHEC program contributions from State, county or supporting information will be
establishes a network of community- municipal governments, or the private requested to determine qualification for
based training sites to provide sector) non-Federal contributions in the Preference.
educational services to students, faculty cash in an amount not less than 50 For new programs (those having
and practitioners in underserved areas percent of the operating costs of the graduated three or fewer classes),
and ultimately, to improve the delivery AHEC Program except that the Secretary applicant proposals will be evaluated by
of health care in the service area. The may grant a waiver for up to 75 percent the criteria in the Public Health Service
program embraces the goal of increasing of the amount required in the first three Act used to define a ‘‘new program’’ and
the number of health professions years in which an awardee receives must meet at least four of the following
graduates who ultimately will practice funds under Section 751(a)(1) of the criteria to qualify for the funding
in underserved areas. Public Health Service Act. preference:
Eligibility: The types of entities Estimated Amount of This (A) The mission statement of the
eligible to apply for this program Competition: $4,000,000. program identifies a specific purpose of

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the program as being the preparation of Application Availability Date: July 1, Assistance) for fiscal year 1987 may
health professionals to serve 2000. apply for Centers of Excellence (COE)
underserved populations. Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A. grants under section 736 of the Act.
(B) The curriculum of the program Application Deadline: September 18, Funding Preferences: NA.
includes content which will help to 2000. Special Consideration: Special
prepare practitioners to serve Projected Award Date: April 15, 2001. Consideration will be given to qualified
underserved populations. Program Contact Person: Lee Norman applicants who support the Kids Into
(C) Substantial clinical training Muecke, MD, MPH. Health Careers initiative by establishing
experience is required under the Phone Number: 301–443–0582. linkages with one or more elementary,
E-mail: LMUECKE@HRSA.GOV middle or high schools with a high
program in medically underserved
communities. Centers of Excellence 93.157 percentage of minority and
(D) A minimum of 20 percent of the Legislative Authority: Section 736 of disadvantaged students to: (1) Inform
clinical faculty of the program spend at The Public Health Service Act, 42 students and parents about health
least 50 percent of their time providing U.S.C. 293 careers and financial aid to encourage
or supervising care in medically Purpose: The goal of this program is interest in health careers; (2) promote
underserved communities. to assist eligible schools in supporting rigorous academic course work to
(E) The entire program or a substantial programs of excellence in health prepare for health professions training;
portion of the program is physically professions education for under- or (3) provide support services such as
located in a medically underserved represented minority individuals. The mentoring, tutoring, counseling, after
community. grantee is required to use the funds school programs, summer enrichment,
(F) Student assistance that is linked to awarded: (1) To develop a large and college visits. Further information
service in medically underserved competitive applicant pool through on the Kids Into Health Careers
communities following graduation is linkages with institutions of higher Initiative can be obtained on the Bureau
available to the students in the program. education, local school districts, and of Health Professions website at http://
(G) The program provides a placement other community-based entities and www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/.
mechanism for deploying graduates to establish an education pipeline for Estimated Amount of This
medically underserved communities. health professions careers; (2) to Competition: $7 million.
A priority will be applied for any establish, strengthen, or expand Estimated Number of Awards to be
applicant who: (1) requests funding for programs to enhance the academic Made: 12.
a ‘‘new program’’, as defined under Estimated or Average Size of Each
performance of under-represented
Section 791[295j] of the Public Health Award: See the application guidance
minority students attending the school;
Service Act as a program that has materials.
(3) to improve the capacity of such
graduated less than three classes; or (2) Estimated Project Period: 3 years.
school to train, recruit, and retain CFDA Number: 93.157.
meets the matching option of providing under-represented minority faculty Application Availability Date: 07/01/
non-Federal matching funds obtained including the payment of stipends and 00.
from public or private entities as set fellowships; (4) to carry out activities to Letter of Intent Deadline: NA.
forth under Section 798 [295o] of the improve the information resources, Application Deadline: 12/01/00.
Public Health Service Act. clinical education, curricula and Project Award Date: 06/30/01.
Special Consideration: A Special cultural competence of the graduates of Program Contact Person: Capt.
Consideration will be given to qualified the schools as it relates to minority Richard C. Valse, Jr.
applicants who support the Kids Into health issues; (5) to facilitate faculty and Phone Number: 301–443–2100.
Health Careers initiative by establishing student research on health issues E-mail: Rvause@hrsa.gov
linkages with one or more elementary, particularly affecting under-represented
middle or high schools with a high minority groups, including research on Podiatric Residency Training in Primary
percentage of minority and issues relating to the delivery of health Care 93.181
disadvantaged students to: (1) inform care; (6) to carry out a program to train Legislative Authority: Public Health
students and parents about health students of the school in providing Service Act, Title VII, Section 755, 42
careers and financial aid to encourage health services to a significant number U.S.C. 293k
interest in health careers; (2) promote of under-represented minority Purpose: Grants are awarded to plan
rigorous academic course work to individuals through training provided to and implement projects in preventive
prepare for health professions training; such students at community-based and primary care training for podiatric
or (3) provide support services such as health facilities that provide such health physicians in approved or provisionally
mentoring, tutoring, counseling, after services and are located at a site remote approved residency programs that shall
school programs, summer enrichment, from the main site of the teaching provide financial assistance in the form
and college visits. Further information facilities of the school; and (7) to of traineeships to residents who
on the Kids Into Health Careers provide stipends as appropriate. participate in such projects and who
Initiative can be obtained on the Bureau Eligibility: Eligible applicants are plan to specialize in primary care.
of Health Professions website at http:// accredited schools of allopathic Eligibility: Schools of podiatric
www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/. medicine, osteopathic medicine, medicine or public or private nonprofit
Estimated Amount of This dentistry, pharmacy, graduate programs hospitals or other public or private
Competition: 1.8 million dollars. in behavioral or mental health, or other nonprofit entities are eligible to apply.
Estimated Number of Awards to be public and private nonprofit health or Funding Priorities or Preferences: As
Made: Approximately 10–15 awards. educational entities. Historically Black provided in Section 791(a) of the Public
Estimated or Average Size of Each Colleges and Universities as described Health Service Act, preference will be
Award: See the application guidance in section 736(c)(2)(A) and which given to any qualified applicant that: (A)
materials. received a contract under section 788B Has a high rate for placing graduates in
Estimated Project Period: 3 years. of the Public Health Service Act practice settings having the principal
CFDA Number: 93.117. (Advanced Financial Distress focus of serving residents of medically

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underserved communities or (B) during allied health professionals; (5) expand Universities serving American Indians
the two-year period preceding the fiscal or establish clinical training sites for and Alaska Natives.
year for which such an award is sought, allied health professionals in medically Special Consideration: A Special
has achieved a significant increase in underserved or rural communities in Consideration will be given to qualified
the rate of placing graduates in such order to increase the number of applicants who support the Kids Into
settings. This statutory general individuals trained; (6) develop Health Careers initiative by establishing
preference will only be applied to curriculum that will emphasize linkages with one or more elementary,
applications that rank above the 20th knowledge and practice in the areas of middle or high schools with a high
percentile of applications recommended prevention and health promotion, percentage of minority and
for approval by the peer review group. geriatrics, long-term care, home health disadvantaged students to: (1) inform
Special Consideration: A Special and hospice care, and ethics; (7) expand students and parents about health
Consideration will be given to qualified or establish interdisciplinary training careers and financial aid to encourage
applicants who support the Kids Into programs that promote the effectiveness interest in health careers; (2) promote
Health Careers initiative by establishing of allied health practitioners in geriatric rigorous academic course work to
linkages with one or more elementary, assessment and the rehabilitation of the prepare for health professions training;
middle or high schools with a high elderly; (8) expand or establish or (3) provide support services such as
percentage of minority and demonstration centers to emphasize mentoring, tutoring, counseling, after
disadvantaged students to: (1) inform innovative models to link allied health, school programs, summer enrichment,
students and parents about health clinical practice, education, and and college visits. Further information
careers and financial aid to encourage research; and (9) meet the costs of on the Kids Into Health Careers
interest in health careers; (2) promote projects to plan, develop, and operate or Initiative can be obtained on the Bureau
rigorous academic course work to maintain graduate programs in of Health Professions website at http://
prepare for health professions training; behavioral and mental health practice. www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/.
or (3) provide support services such as Eligibility: Eligible entities are health Estimated Amount of This
mentoring, tutoring, counseling, after professions schools, academic health Competition: $1,200,000.
school programs, summer enrichment, centers, State or local governments or Estimated Number of Awards to be
and college visits. Further information other public or private nonprofit Made: 10–12.
on the Kids Into Health Careers entities. Eligible academic institutions Estimated or Average Size of Each
Initiative can be obtained on the Bureau shall also be required to use funds in Award: See the application guidance
of Health Professions website at http:// collaboration with two or more materials.
www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/. disciplines. Estimated Project Period: 3 Years.
Estimated Amount of This Funding Priorities or Preferences: As CFDA Number: 93.191.
Competition: $492,000. provided in section 791(a) of the Public Application Availability Date: 07/31/
Estimated Number of Awards to be Health Service Act, preference will be 00.
Made: 4. given to any qualified applicant that: (A) Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A.
Estimated or Average Size of Each has a high rate for placing graduates in Application Deadline: 01/16/01.
Award: See the application guidance practice settings having the focus of Projected Award Date: 09/30/01.
materials. serving residents of medically Program Contact Person(s): Captain
Estimated Project Period: 3 years. underserved communities or (B) during Norman L. Clark; Lt. Commander Young
CFDA Number: 93.181. the two-year period preceding the fiscal Song.
Application Availability Date: July 1, year for which such an award is sought, Phone Number: (301) 443–1346 or
2000. has achieved a significant increase in (301) 443–3353
Application Deadline: October 27, the rate of placing graduates in such E-mail address: nclark@hrsa.gov or
2000. settings. This statutory general ysong@hrsa.gov.
Projected Award Date: June 29, 2001. preference will only be applied to
Partnerships for Developing Public
Program Contact Person: Eleanor applications that rank above the 20th
Health Nursing Leadership 93.247A
Crocker. percentile of applications recommended
Phone Number: 301–443–1467. for approval by the peer review group. Legislative Authority: Public Health
E-mail: ecrocker@hrsa.gov A preference will be given to those Service Act, Title VII and Title VIII, 42
new programs that meet at least four of U.S.C.; Sections 765 and 811.
Allied Health Projects 93.191 the criteria described in section Purpose: The purpose of this program
Legislative Authority: Public Health 791(c)(3) of the Public Health Service is to improve State and local public
Service Act, Title VII, section 755, 42 Act concerning medically underserved health infrastructure by enhancing the
U.S.C. 294e. communities and populations so that production and distribution of a highly
Purpose: Grants are awarded to assist new applicants may also compete qualified, diverse public health nurse
eligible entities in meeting the costs equitably. A funding priority will be workforce. A school of nursing and a
associated with expanding or given to qualified applicants who school of public health are expected to
establishing programs that will: (1) provide community-based training collaborate in developing a program for
expand enrollments in allied health experiences designed to improve access public health nurse leaders. These
disciplines that are in short supply or to health care services in underserved cooperative agreements are expected to
whose services are most needed by the areas. This will include being enhance master’s educational programs
elderly; (2) provide rapid transition responsive to population groups (such as MSN and MPH) that prepare
training programs in allied health fields addressed in the President’s Executive nurses for leadership in public health
to individuals who have baccalaureate Orders 12876, 12900, 13021, and 13125. nursing with an emphasis on
degrees in health-related sciences; (3) These will include such applicants as interdisciplinary practice in State and
establish community-based training Asian-American and Pacific Islander local public health agencies.
programs that link academic centers to Serving Institutions, Hispanic Serving Eligibility: Eligible applicants are
rural clinical settings; (4) provide career Institutions, Historically Black Colleges public and nonprofit private accredited
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accredited schools of public health. The Estimated Amount of This pediatric or general practice of
applicant is required to document a Competition: $800,000 for FY 2001 dentistry, approved advanced education
partnership or plan for a partnership for depending on available funds. programs in the pediatric or general
cooperation between a school(s)/ Estimated Number of Awards to be practice of dentistry.
college(s) of nursing and a school of Made: 4. Funding Priorities and/or Preferences:
public health to meet project objectives. Estimated or Average Size of Each As provided in Section 791(a) of the
If the applicant is a school of nursing Award: $200,000 per year per grantee. Public Health Service Act, preference
the partnership is to be with a school of Estimated Project Period: Five (5) will be given to any qualified applicant
public health; and if the applicant is a years, depending on approval of that: (A) Has a high rate for placing
school of public health the partnership progress reports, availability of funds, graduates in practice settings and has
is to be with one or more schools of and program priorities. the principal focus of serving residents
nursing. CFDA Number: 93.247A. of medically/dentally underserved
The school of nursing, school of Application Availability Date: July 1, communities; or (B) during the two-year
public health, and joint program of 2000. period preceding the fiscal year for
study are to include core public health Letter of Intent Deadline: Not which an award is sought, has achieved
sciences and strategies for required. a significant increase in the rate of
interdisciplinary academic and practice Application Deadline: November 17, placing graduates in such settings. This
learning experiences. The project plan is 2000. statutory general preference will only be
to address strategies for strengthening Projected Award Date: July 1, 2001. applied to applications that rank above
the nursing component in appropriate Program Contact Persons: Irene the 20th percentile of applications
departments in the school of public Sandvold (301–443–6333) and Jennifer recommended for approval by the peer
health and strengthen interdisciplinary Burks (301–443–6853). review group.
Application Availability: July 1, 2000. Priority shall be given to qualified
and population focused content offered
Application Deadline: November 17, applicants that have a record of training
by the school of nursing or jointly with
2000. the greatest percentage of providers, or
the school of public health. The Projected Award Date: July 1, 2001.
graduate is expected to be awarded a that have demonstrated significant
E-mail Address: jburks@hrsa.gov improvements in the percentage of
master’s degree (in nursing and/or Phone Numbers: 301–443–6333 and providers which enter and remain in
public health such as MPH, MHS, MSN 301–443–6853. general or pediatric dentistry.
or dual degree options) upon successful Priority shall be given to qualified
completion of the program of study. Residencies in the Practice of Pediatric
Dentistry 93.248 and Residencies and applicants that have a record of training
Priorities or Preferences: Section 805 individuals who are from disadvantaged
of the Public Health Service Act states Advanced Education in the Practice of
backgrounds (including racial and
that the Secretary shall give preference General Dentistry 93.897
ethnic minorities under-represented in
to applicants with projects that will Legislative Authority: Public Health general or pediatric dentistry.)
substantially benefit rural or Service Act, Title VII, section 747(a)(6), An Administrative Priority shall be
underserved populations, or help meet 42 U.S.C. 293k. given to new programs that have
public health nursing needs in State or Purpose: These programs shall enrollees and no graduates at the time
local health departments. provide grants to assist schools in of application, and newly initiated
The Secretary will grant a preference planning, developing, or operating programs that have neither enrollees nor
(as per Section 765 of the Public Health programs, and to increase the number of graduates at the time of application.
Service Act) to entities: (1) serving training opportunities and to provide Special Consideration: Special
individuals who are from disadvantaged financial assistance to residents in post Consideration will be given to projects
backgrounds (including doctoral general and pediatric dentistry. that prepare practitioners to care for
underrepresented racial and ethnic These programs place particular underserved populations and other high
minorities); and (2) graduating large emphasis on support of applications risk groups such as the elderly,
proportions of individuals who serve in which encourage: (1) Practice in individuals with HIV/AIDS, substance
underserved communities. underserved areas; (2) provision of a abusers, homeless, and victims of
Special Consideration: A Special broad range of pediatric and/or general domestic violence.
Consideration will be given to qualified practice dental services; (3) A Special Consideration will be given
applicants who support the Kids Into coordination and integration of care; (4) to qualified applicants who support the
Health Careers initiative by establishing meeting the needs of special Kids Into Health Careers initiative by
linkages with one or more elementary, populations; and (5) recruitment and establishing linkages with one or more
middle or high schools with a high retention of under-represented elementary, middle or high schools with
percentage of minority and minorities. Applicants are encouraged a high percentage of minority and
disadvantaged students to: (1) Inform to detail manners in which the disadvantaged students to: (1) Inform
students and parents about health graduates of general dentistry residency students and parents about health
careers and financial aid to encourage will be well trained in meeting the careers and financial aid to encourage
interest in health careers; (2) promote treatment needs of the pediatric patient interest in health careers; (2) promote
rigorous academic course work to populations. For the upcoming grant rigorous academic course work to
prepare for health professions training; cycle, all applications will be reviewed prepare for health professions training;
or (3) provide support services such as together as a single group during the or (3) provide support services such as
mentoring, tutoring, counseling, after peer review process. mentoring, tutoring, counseling, after
school programs, summer enrichment, Eligibility: To be eligible for a grant for school programs, summer enrichment,
and college visits. Further information residency training in the practice of and college visits. Further information
on the Kids Into Health Careers pediatric or general dentistry, the on the Kids Into Health Careers
Initiative can be obtained on the Bureau applicant shall include entities that Initiative can be obtained on the Bureau
of Health Professions website at http:// have programs in dental schools, of Health Professions website at http://
www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/. approved residency programs in the www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/.

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Estimated Amount of This Funding Priorities And/or health research training designed to
Competition: $1,500,000. Preferences: In awarding grants or assist them to complete successfully
Estimated Number of Awards to be contracts under this authority, the such regular course of education at such
Made: 12. Secretary shall give preference to a school, or referring such individuals to
Estimated or Average Size of Each accredited schools of public health. institutions providing such preliminary
Award: See the application guidance Special Consideration: A Special education; (5) publicizing existing
materials. Consideration will be given to qualified sources of financial aid available to
Estimated Project Period: 3 Years. applicants who support the ‘‘Kids Into students in the education program of
CFDA Numbers: Health Careers’’ initiative by such a school or who are undertaking
General Dentistry: 93.897. establishing linkages with one or more training necessary to qualify them to
Pediatric Dentistry: 93.248. elementary, middle or high schools with enroll in such a program; (6) paying
Application Availability Date: July 1,
a high percentage of minority and scholarships, as the Secretary may
2000.
Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A. disadvantaged students to: (1) Inform determine, for such individuals for any
Application Deadline: September 8, students and parents about health period of health professions education
2000. careers and financial aid to encourage at a health professions school; (7)
Projected Award Date: April 30, 2001. interest in health careers; (2) promote paying such stipends for such
Program Contact Person: Susan rigorous academic course work to individuals for any period of education
Goodman, DDS; Stan Bastacky, DMD, prepare for health professions training; in student-enhancement programs
MHSA. or (3) provide support services such as (other than regular courses), except that
Phone Number: 301 443–6326. mentoring, tutoring, counseling, after such a stipend may not be provided to
E-mail: sgoodman@hrsa.gov and school programs, summer enrichment, an individual for more than 12 months;
sbaskacky@hrsa.gov. and college visits. Further information (8) carrying out programs under which
on the Kids Into Health Careers such individuals gain experience
Public Health Training Centers Grant regarding a career in a field of primary
Program 93.249. Initiative can be obtained on the Bureau
of Health Professions website at http:// health care through working at facilities
Legislative Authority: Public Health www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/. of public or private nonprofit
Service Act, Title VII, Section 766, 42 Estimated Amount of This community-based providers of primary
U.S.C. 295a. Competition: $5,000,000. health services; and (9) conducting
Purpose: The goal of the Public Health Estimated Number of Awards: 10–12. activities to develop a larger and more
Training Centers Grant Program is to Estimated or Average Size of Each competitive applicant pool through
improve the Nation’s public health Award: See the application guidance partnerships with institutions of higher
system by strengthening the technical, materials. education, school districts, and other
scientific, managerial and leadership Estimated Project Period: 5 Years. community-based entities.
competencies and capabilities of the Application Deadline: 12/11/00. Eligibility: Eligible applicants include
current and future public health CFDA Number: 93.249. schools of medicine, osteopathic
workforce. Emphasis is placed on E-mail: jkress@hrsa.gov and medicine, public health, dentistry,
developing the existing public health rmerrill@hrsa.gov veterinary medicine, optometry,
workforce as a foundation for improving pharmacy, allied health, chiropractic,
Health Careers Opportunity Program
the infrastructure of the public health podiatric medicine, public or nonprofit
93.822.
system and helping achieve the Healthy private schools that offer graduate
People 2010 Objectives. With respect to Legislative Authority: Section 739 of programs in behavioral and mental
a public health training center, the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. health, programs for the training of
applicants must agree to: (1) Specifically 293c physician assistants, and other public or
designate a geographic area, including Purpose: The goal of the Health private nonprofit health or educational
medically underserved populations, Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) is entities.
e.g., elderly, immigrants/refugees, to assist individuals from disadvantaged Funding Preferences or Priorities: A
disadvantaged, to be served by the backgrounds to undertake education to funding preference will be given to
Center that shall be in a location enter a health profession. The HCOP approved applications for programs that
removed from the main location of the program works to build diversity in the involve a comprehensive approach by
teaching facility of the school health fields by providing students from several public or nonprofit private
participating in the program with such disadvantaged backgrounds an health or educational entities to
Center; (2) assess the public health opportunity to develop the skills needed establish, enhance and expand
personnel needs of the area to be served to successfully compete, enter, and educational programs that will result in
by the Center and assist in the planning graduate from health professions the development of a competitive
and development of training programs schools. The legislative purposes for applicant pool of individuals from
to meet such needs; (3) establish or which HCOP funds may be awarded are: disadvantaged backgrounds who desire
strengthen field placements for students (1) identifying, recruiting, and selecting to pursue health professions careers. A
in public or nonprofit private public individuals from disadvantaged comprehensive approach means a
health agencies or organizations; and (4) backgrounds for education and training network of entities which are formally
involve faculty members and students in a health profession; (2) facilitating the linked programmatically. The network
in collaborative projects to enhance entry of such individuals into such a must include a minimum of four
public health services to medically school; (3) providing counseling, entities: a health professions school, an
underserved communities. mentoring, or other services designed to undergraduate institution, a school
Eligibility: Eligible applicants include assist such individuals to complete district, and a community-based entity.
accredited schools of public health or successfully their education at such a Special Consideration: A Special
other public or nonprofit private school; (4) providing, for a period prior Consideration will be given to qualified
institutions accredited for the provision to the entry of such individuals into the applicants who support the Kids Into
of graduate or specialized training in regular course of education of such a Health Careers initiative by establishing
public health. school, preliminary education and linkages with one or more elementary,

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middle or high schools with a high Health Service Act, preference will be General Internal Medicine/General
percentage of minority and given to any qualified applicant that: (A) Pediatrics: equinones@hrsa.gov
disadvantaged students to: (1) inform has a high rate for placing graduates in
Residency Training in Primary Care
students and parents about health practice settings having the principal
(Family Medicine, General Internal
careers and financial aid to encourage focus of serving residents of medically
Medicine/General Pediatrics) 93.884.
interest in health careers; (2) promote underserved communities or (B) during
rigorous academic course work to the two-year period preceding the fiscal Legislative Authority: Public Health
prepare for health professions training; year for which such an award is sought, Service Act, Title VII, Section 747, 42
or (3) provide support services such as has achieved a significant increase in U.S.C. 293k.
mentoring, tutoring, counseling, after the rate of placing graduates in such Purpose: Grants are awarded to assist
school programs, summer enrichment, settings. This statutory general graduate training programs in family
and college visits. Further information preference will only be applied to medicine, general internal medicine and
on the Kids Into Health Careers applications that rank above the 20th general pediatrics to expand and
Initiative can be obtained on the Bureau percentile of applications recommended improve the quality of residency
of Health Professions website at http:// for approval by the peer review group. training programs that prepare graduates
www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/. Special Consideration: Special to enter primary care practice.
Up to one third of available consideration will be given to projects Residency training programs should
competitive funds will be reserved for which prepare practitioners to care for emphasize national innovations aimed
applicants with approved proposals underserved populations and other high at primary care residency education
who have not received funding under risk groups such as the elderly, across disciplines.
this authority during the previous three individuals with HIV/AIDS, substance Eligibility: Applicant must be an
years. abusers, homeless, and victims of accredited public or private nonprofit
Estimated Amount of this domestic violence. school of allopathic medicine or
Competition: $9,000,000.00. A Special Consideration will be given osteopathic medicine or a public or
Estimated Number of Awards to be to qualified applicants who support the private nonprofit hospital or other
Made: 23. Kids Into Health Careers initiative by public or private nonprofit entity. Each
Estimated or Average Size of Each establishing linkages with one or more allopathic program must be fully or
Award: See the application guidance elementary, middle or high schools with provisionally accredited by the
materials. a high percentage of minority and Accreditation Council for Graduate
Estimated Project Period: 3 years and disadvantaged students to: (1) inform Medical Education. Each osteopathic
up to five years for approved students and parents about health program must be approved by the
applications that rank in the upper careers and financial aid to encourage American Osteopathic Association.
twentieth percentile. interest in health careers; (2) promote Funding Priorities or Preferences: As
CDFA Number: 93.822. rigorous academic course work to provided in Section 791(a) of the Public
Application Availability Date: 07/01/ prepare for health professions training; Health Service Act, preference will be
00. or (3) provide support services such as given to any qualified applicant that: (A)
Letter of Intent/Pre-application mentoring, tutoring, counseling, after has a high rate for placing graduates in
Deadline: N/A. school programs, summer enrichment, practice settings having the principal
Application Deadline: 01/10/01. and college visits. focus of serving residents of medically
Projected Award Date: 08/01/01. Estimated Amount of This
Contact Person: Capt. Richard C. underserved communities or (B) during
Competition: the two-year period preceding the fiscal
Valse Jr. Family Medicine: $4,435,366.
Phone Number: 301–443–2100. year for which such an award is sought,
General Internal Medicine/General has achieved a significant increase in
E-mail address: Rvause@hrsa.gov Pediatrics: $3,000,000. the rate of placing graduates in such
Faculty Development Training in Estimated Number of Awards to be settings. This statutory general
Primary Care (Family Medicine, General Made: preference will only be applied to
Internal Medicine/General Pediatrics) Family Medicine: 31. applications that rank above the 20th
93.895 General Internal Medicine/General percentile of applications recommended
Pediatrics: 19. for approval by the peer review group.
Legislative Authority: Public Health Estimated or Average Size of Each
Service Act, Title VII, Section 747,42 A funding priority will be made
Award: See the application guidance
U.S.C. 293k. available for applicants that can
materials.
Purpose: Grants are awarded to plan, demonstrate training the greatest
Estimated Project Period:
develop and operate a program for the Family Medicine: 3 years. percentage of providers or
training of physicians who plan to teach General Internal Medicine/General demonstrating significant improvements
in family medicine (including Pediatrics: 3 years. in the percentage of providers which
geriatrics), general internal medicine, CFDA Number: 93.895. enter and remain in primary care
general pediatrics, and to provide Application Availability Date: July 1, practice. A second priority will be
financial assistance (in the form of 2000. offered to applicants who can
traineeships and fellowships) to Application Deadline: October 6, demonstrate a record of training
physicians who are participating in any 2000. individuals from disadvantaged
such program. Projected Award Date: June 29, 2001. backgrounds (including racial/ethnic
Eligibility: Accredited schools of Program Contact Person: minorities, under-represented in
medicine or osteopathic medicine, Family Medicine: Elsie Quinones. primary care practice).
public or private nonprofit hospitals, or General Internal Medicine/General Special Consideration: Special
other public or private nonprofit entities Pediatrics: Elsie Quinones. consideration will be given to projects
are eligible to apply. Phone Number: 301 443–1467. that prepare practitioners to care for
Funding Priorities or Preferences: As E-mail: underserved populations and other high
provided in Section 791(a) of the Public Family Medicine: equinones@hrsa.gov risk groups (i.e., elderly, HIV/ AIDS,

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substance abusers, homeless and internal medicine, and general Estimated Project Period:
victims of domestic violence). pediatrics. Proposed projects should Family Medicine: 3 years.
A Special Consideration will be given seek to expand and enhance the quality General Internal Medicine/General
to qualified applicants who support the of predoctoral initiatives: (1) Innovation, Pediatrics: 3 years.
Kids Into Health Careers initiative by (2) Comprehensive Models, and (3) CFDA Number: 93.896.
establishing linkages with one or more Establishment and Expansion of Application Availability Date: July 1,
elementary, middle or high schools with Required Clerkships. 2000.
a high percentage of minority and Eligibility: Any accredited public or Letter of Intent Deadline: September
disadvantaged students to: (1) inform nonprofit private school of allopathic 4, 2000.
students and parents about health medicine or osteopathic medicine is Application Deadline: November 3,
careers and financial aid to encourage eligible to apply. 2000.
interest in health careers; (2) promote Funding Priorities or Preferences: As Projected Award Date: June 29, 2001.
rigorous academic course work to provided in Section 791(a) of the Public Program Contact Person: Brenda
prepare for health professions training; Health Service Act, preference will be Williamson.
or (3) provide support services such as given to any qualified applicant that: (A) Phone Number: 301 443–1467.
mentoring, tutoring, counseling, after has a high rate for placing graduates in E-mail: bwilliamson@hrsa.gov
school programs, summer enrichment, practice settings having the principal Physician Assistant Training in Primary
and college visits. Further information focus of serving residents of medically Care. 93.886
on the Kids Into Health Careers underserved communities or (B) during
the two-year period preceding the fiscal Legislative Authority: Public Health
Initiative can be obtained on the Bureau Service Act, Title VII, Section 747, 42
of Health Professions website at http:// year for which such an award is sought,
has achieved a significant increase in U.S.C. 293k.
www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/. Purpose: Grants are awarded for
Estimated Amount of This the rate of placing graduates in such
projects for the training of physician
Competition: settings. This statutory general
assistants, and for the training of
Family Medicine: $4,621,600 preference will only be applied to
individuals who will teach in programs
General Internal Medicine/General applications that rank above the 20th
to provide such training. The program
Pediatrics: $3,102,000. percentile of applications recommended
assists schools to meet the costs of
Estimated Number of Awards to be for approval by the peer review group.
Special Consideration: Special projects to plan, develop and operate or
Made:
consideration will be given to projects maintain such programs.
Family Medicine: 28.
which prepare practitioners to care for Eligibility: Accredited schools of
General Internal Medicine/General
underserved populations and other high medicine, osteopathic medicine or other
Pediatrics: 32.
Estimated or Average Size of Each risk groups such as the elderly, public or private nonprofit entities are
Award: See the application guidance individuals with HIV/AIDS, substance eligible to apply. Eligible physician
materials. abusers, homeless, and victims of assistant programs are those which are
Estimated Project Period: domestic violence. either accredited by the American
Family Medicine: 3 years. A Special Consideration will be given Medical Association’s Committee on
General Internal Medicine/General to qualified applicants who support the Allied Health Education and
Pediatrics: 3 years. Kids Into Health Careers initiative by Accreditation (AMA–CAHEA) or its
CFDA Number: 93.884. establishing linkages with one or more successor organization, the Commission
Application Availability Date: July 1, elementary, middle or high schools with on Accreditation of Allied Health
2000. a high percentage of minority and Education Programs (CAAHEP).
Application Deadline: October 2, disadvantaged students to: (1) inform Funding Priorities and/or Preferences:
2000. students and parents about health As provided in Section 791(a) of the
Projected Award Date: June 29, 2001. careers and financial aid to encourage Public Health Service Act, preference
Program Contact Persons: interest in health careers; (2) promote will be given to any qualified applicant
Family Medicine: Ed Spirer rigorous academic course work to that: (A) has a high rate for placing
General Internal Medicine/General prepare for health professions training; graduates in practice settings having the
Pediatrics: Eleanor Crocker. or (3) provide support services such as principal focus of serving residents of
Phone Number: 301 443–1467. mentoring, tutoring, counseling, after medically underserved communities; or
E-Mail: school programs, summer enrichment, (B) during the two-year period
Family Medicine: espirer@hrsa.gov and college visits. Further information preceding the fiscal year for which such
General Internal Medicine/General on the Kids Into Health Careers an award is sought, has achieved a
Pediatrics: ecrocker@hrsa.gov Initiative can be obtained on the Bureau significant increase in the rate of placing
of Health Professions website at http:// graduates in such settings. This
Predoctoral Training in Primary Care statutory general preference will only be
(Family Medicine, General Internal www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/.
Estimated Amount of This applied to applications that rank above
Medicine/General Pediatrics) 93.896 the 20th percentile of applications
Competition:
Legislative Authority: Public Health Family Medicine: $4,500,200. recommended for approval by the peer
Service Act, Title VII, Section 747, 42 General Internal Medicine/General review group.
U.S.C. 293k. Pediatrics: $750,000. A priority will be offered to
Purpose: Grants are awarded to assist Estimated Number of Awards to be applicants that can demonstrate a record
schools of medicine or osteopathic Made: of training individuals from
medicine to promote predoctoral Family Medicine: 28. disadvantaged backgrounds (including
training. The program assists schools in General Internal Medicine/General racial/ethnic minorities under-
meeting the costs of projects to plan, Pediatrics: 5. represented in primary care practice).
develop and operate or participate in an Estimated or Average Size of Each Special Consideration: Special
approved predoctoral training program Award: See the application guidance Consideration will be given in awarding
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practitioners to care for underserved research infrastructure development Family Medicine: $4,587,292.
populations and other high risk groups within the academic unit. General Internal Medicine/General
such as the elderly, individuals with Eligibility: Public or private nonprofit Pediatrics: $1,300,000.
HIV/AIDS, substance abusers, homeless, accredited schools of allopathic Estimated Number of Awards to be
and victims of domestic violence. medicine or osteopathic medicine are made:
A Special Consideration will be given eligible to apply. Family Medicine: 29.
to qualified applicants who support the Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: General Internal Medicine/General
Kids Into Health Careers initiative by As provided in Section 791(a) of the Pediatrics: 9.
establishing linkages with one or more Public Health Service Act, preference Estimated or Average Size of Each
elementary, middle or high schools with will be given to any qualified applicant Award: See the application guidance
a high percentage of minority and that: (A) has a high rate for placing materials.
disadvantaged students to: (1) Inform graduates in practice settings having the Estimated Project Period:
students and parents about health principal focus of serving residents of Family Medicine: 3 years.
careers and financial aid to encourage medically underserved communities or General Internal Medicine/General
interest in health careers; (2) promote (B) during the two-year period Pediatrics: 3 years.
rigorous academic course work to preceding the fiscal year for which such CFDA Number: 93.984.
prepare for health professions training; an award is sought, has achieved a Application Availability Date: July 1,
or (3) provide support services such as significant increase in the rate of placing 2000.
graduates in such settings. This Letter of Intent Deadline: October 15,
mentoring, tutoring, counseling, after
statutory general preference will only be 2000.
school programs, summer enrichment,
applied to applications that rank above Application Deadline: December 8,
and college visits. Further information
the 20th percentile of applications 2000.
on the Kids Into Health Careers
recommended for approval by the peer Projected Award Date: June 29, 2001.
Initiative can be obtained on the Bureau Program Contact Person: Lafayette
of Health Professions website at http:// review group.
A second preference is offered to Gilchrist.
www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/. Phone Number: 301 443–1467.
qualified applicants for the
Estimated Amount of This E-mail lgilchrist@hrsa.gov.
establishment or the substantive
Competition: $2,353,000.
expansion of an academic unit. Faculty Loan Repayment
Estimated Number of Awards to be A priority will be available to those
Made: 15. Program 93.923
applicants that present collaborative
Estimated or Average Size of Each projects between departments of Legislative Authority: Public Health
Award: See the application guidance primary care. The collaboration should Service Act, Title VII, section 738(a), 42
materials. involve the academic units of any two U.S.C. 293b.
Estimated Project Period: 3 years. disciplines of family medicine, general Purpose: The Faculty Loan
CFDA Number: 93.886. internal medicine, and general Repayment Program (FLRP) encourages
Application Availability Date: July 1, pediatrics. There is a second priority expansion of disadvantaged
2000. (administrative) for establishment or representation in health professions
Application Deadline: January 12, expansion of research infrastructure faculty positions. The program provides
2001. proposals. loan repayment, in amounts not to
Projected Award Date: June 29, 2001. Special Consideration: Special exceed $20,000 for each year of service,
Program Contact Person: Ellie Grant. consideration will be given to projects for individuals from disadvantaged
Phone Number: 301 443–1467. which prepare practitioners to care for backgrounds who agree to serve as
E-mail: egrant@hrsa.gov underserved populations and other high members of the faculties of eligible
risk groups such as the elderly, health professions and nursing schools.
Academic Administrative Units in
individuals with HIV/AIDS, substance Each recipient of loan repayment must
Primary Care (Family Medicine, General
abusers, homeless, and victims of agree to serve as a faculty member for
Internal Medicine/General Pediatrics)
domestic violence. at least two years.
93.984
A Special Consideration will be given Eligibility: Schools of medicine,
Legislative Authority: Public Health to qualified applicants who support the osteopathic medicine, dentistry,
Service Act, Title VII, section 747, 42 Kids Into Health Careers initiative by veterinary medicine, optometry,
U.S.C. 293k establishing linkages with one or more podiatric medicine, pharmacy, public
Purpose: Title VII authorizes funds to elementary, middle or high schools with health, allied health, nursing and
establish or expand teaching capacity in a high percentage of minority and graduate programs in behavioral and
family medicine, general internal disadvantaged students to: (1) inform mental health are eligible to apply.
medicine and general pediatrics. Grant students and parents about health An individual is eligible to compete
support is awarded to meet the costs of careers and financial aid to encourage for participation in the FLRP if the
projects to establish, maintain or interest in health careers; (2) promote individual is from a disadvantaged
improve academic administrative units rigorous academic course work to background and: (1) has a degree in
(which may be departments, divisions, prepare for health professions training; medicine, osteopathic medicine,
or other units) to provide clinical or (3) provide support services such as dentistry, nursing, or another health
instruction in family medicine, general mentoring, tutoring, counseling, after profession; (2) is enrolled in an
internal medicine, or general pediatrics. school programs, summer enrichment, approved graduate training program in
An academic unit in family medicine and college visits. Further information one of the health professions listed
means a department or division of a on the Kids Into Health Careers above; or (3) is enrolled as a full-time
school. Applications are being solicited Initiative can be obtained on the Bureau student in an accredited (as determined
for projects to address one or more of of Health Professions website at http:// by the Secretary) school listed above
the following program purposes: (1) www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/. and is in the final year of training
establishment of an academic unit, (2) Estimated Amount of this leading to a degree from an eligible
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Funding Priorities or Preferences: costs of attending the schools would ambulatory care centers, and senior
Special consideration will be given to constitute a severe financial hardship centers.
first-time applicants, applicants with a and to former recipients of Exceptional Eligibility: Grants may be made to
commitment from the employing Financial Need and Financial accredited health professions schools as
institution to match the FLRP award, Assistance for Disadvantaged Health defined by section 799B(1) of the PHS
and to applicants who contribute to an Professions Students Scholarships. Act, which include schools of medicine,
even distribution of program A priority will be given to eligible schools of dentistry, schools of
participants with respect to geography entities that are health professions and osteopathic medicine, schools of
and health care discipline. nursing schools based on the proportion pharmacy, schools of optometry,
Estimated Amount of This of graduating students going into schools of podiatric medicine, schools
Competition: $800,000. primary care, the proportion of of veterinary medicine, schools of
Estimated Number of Awards to be underrepresented minority students, public health, and schools of
Made: 25. and the proportion of graduates working chiropractic; programs for the training
Estimated or Average Size of Each in medically underserved communities. of physician assistants as defined by
Award: See the application guidance Estimated Amount of This section 799(B)(3), or schools of allied
materials. Competition: $38,000,000. health as defined by section 799B(4), or
Estimated Project Period: Not less Estimated Number of Awards to be schools of nursing as defined by section
than two years. Made: 500. 801(2).
CFDA Number: 93.923. Estimated or Average Size of Each Applicants must be located in the
Application Availability Date: 01/03/ Award: See the application guidance United States, the District of Columbia,
2001. materials. the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the
Letter of Intent Deadline (if Estimated Project Period: 1 Year. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana
applicable): N/A. CFDA Number: 93.925. Islands, the Virgin Islands, Guam,
Application Deadline: 05/31/2001. Application Availability Date: 11/01/ American Samoa, or the Trust Territory
Projected Award Date: 9/01/2001. 2000. of the Pacific Islands.
Program Contact Persons: Jeff Potts, Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A. As provided in section 791(a) of the
Barry Dubrow, Lorraine Evans. Application Deadline: 12/15/2000. Public Health Service Act, preference
Phone Numbers: 301–443–4240; 301– Projected Award Date: 03/31/2001. will be given to any qualified applicant
443–4021; 301–443–0785. Program Contact Person: Angie Lacy that: (A) has a high rate for placing
E-mail address: flrpinfo@hrsa.gov or Andrea Castle. graduates in practice settings having the
Internet address: http:// Phone Numbers: 301–443–5353; 301– focus of serving residents of medically
www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/dsa/flrp 443–1701. underserved communities or (B) during
E-mail address: dpolicy@hrsa.gov. the two-year period preceding the fiscal
Scholarships for Disadvantaged
Geriatric Education Centers 93.969 year for which such an award is sought,
Students 93.925.
has achieved a significant increase in
Legislative Authority: Public Health Legislative Authority: Public Health the rate of placing graduates in such
Service Act, Title VII, Section 737, 42 Service Act, Title VII, section 753(a), 42 settings. This statutory general
U.S.C. 293a. U.S.C. 294c. preference will only be applied to
Purpose: The Scholarships for Purpose: Grants are given to support applications that rank above the 20th
Disadvantaged Students (SDS) program the development of collaborative percentile of applications recommended
contributes to the diversity of the health arrangements involving several health for approval by the peer review group.
professions student and practitioner professions schools and health care So that new applicants may compete
populations. The program provides facilities. These arrangements, called equitably, a preference will be given to
funding to eligible health professions Geriatric Education Centers (GECs), those new programs that meet at least
and nursing schools to be used for facilitate training of health professional four of the criteria described in section
scholarships to students from faculty, students, and practitioners in 791(c)(3) of the Public Health Service
disadvantaged backgrounds who have the diagnosis, treatment, prevention of Act concerning medically underserved
financial need for scholarships and are disease, disability, and other health communities and populations.
enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, as problems of the aged. Projects supported A funding priority will be given to
full-time students at the eligible schools. under these grants must offer training qualified applicants who provide
Eligibility: (1) Schools of allopathic involving four or more health community-based training experiences
medicine, osteopathic medicine, professions, one of which must be designed to improve access to health
dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, allopathic or osteopathic medicine. care services in underserved areas. This
podiatric medicine, veterinary These projects must address one or will include being responsive to
medicine, public health, nursing, more of the following statutory population groups addressed in the
chiropractic, or allied health, graduate purposes: (a) improve the training of President’s Executive Orders 12876,
programs in behavioral and mental health professionals in geriatrics, 12900, and 13021. These will include
health practice, or an entity providing including geriatric residencies, such applicants as Hispanic Serving
programs for the training of physician traineeships or fellowships; (b) develop Institutions, Historically Black Colleges
assistants are eligible to apply and (2) and disseminate curricula relating to the and Universities, and Tribal Colleges
Schools with a program for recruiting treatment of the health problems of and Universities serving Native
and retaining students from elderly individuals; (c) support the Americans.
disadvantaged backgrounds, including training and retraining of faculty to Special Consideration: A Special
students who are members of racial and provide instruction in geriatrics; (d) Consideration will be given to qualified
ethnic minority groups. support continuing education of health applicants who support the ‘‘Kids Into
Funding Priorities or Preferences: An professionals who provide geriatric care; Health Careers’’ initiative by
applicant must provide assurances that and (e) provide students with clinical establishing linkages with one or more
preference in providing scholarships training in geriatrics in nursing homes, elementary, middle or high schools with
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disadvantaged students to: (1) inform given to applicants with projects that careers and financial aid to encourage
students and parents about health will substantially benefit rural or interest in health careers; (2) promote
careers and financial aid to encourage underserved populations, or help meet rigorous academic course work to
interest in health careers; (2) promote public health nursing needs in State or prepare for health professions training;
rigorous academic course work to local health departments. or (3) provide support services such as
prepare for health professions training; Estimated Amount of This mentoring, tutoring, counseling, after
or (3) provide support services such as Competition: $250,000. school programs, summer enrichment,
mentoring, tutoring, counseling, after Estimated Number of Awards to be and college visits. Further information
school programs, summer enrichment, Made: 10. on the Kids Into Health Careers
and college visits. Further information Estimated or Average Size of Each Initiative can be obtained on the Bureau
on the Kids Into Health Careers Award: See the application guidance of Health Professions website at http://
Initiative can be obtained on the Bureau materials. www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/.
of Health Professions website at http:// Estimated Project Period: 1 Year. Estimated Amount of This
www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/. CFDA Number: 93.359A. Competition: $13,500,000.
Estimated Amount of This Application Availability Date: July 1, Estimated Number of Awards to be
Competition: $2,500,000. 2000. Made: 61.
Estimated Number of Awards to be Letter of Intent Deadline: NA. Estimated or Average Size of Each
Made: 14–18. Application Deadline: September 8, Award: See the application guidance
Estimated or Average Size of Each 2000. materials.
Award: See the application guidance Projected Award Date: March 30, Estimated Project Period: 3 Years.
materials. 2001. CFDA Number: 93.247.
Estimated Project Period: 5 years. Program Contact Person: Madeline Application Availability: 07/01/2000.
CFDA Number: 93.969. Turkeltaub, PhD, CRNP, RN. Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A.
Application Availability Date: 07/01/ Phone Number: (301) 443–6193. Application Deadline: 01/29/2001.
00. E-mail: mturkeltaub@hrsa.gov. Projected Award Date: 06/30/2001.
Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A. Advanced Education Nursing Grants Program Contact Person: Joan Weiss,
Application Deadline: 01/04/01. 93.247 PhD, CRNP, RN.
Projected Award Date: 06/01/01. Phone Number: 301–443–5486.
Program Contact Person: Diane Legislative Authority: Public Health E-mail: jweiss@hrsa.gov
Hanner. Service Act, Title VIII, Section 811, 42
U.S.C. 296j. Advanced Education Nursing
Phone Number: 1–301–443–6887.
Purpose: Grants are awarded to Traineeship Grants 93.358
e-mail address: dhanner@hrsa.gov.
eligible institutions for projects that Legislative Authority: Public Health
Geriatric Nursing Knowledge and support the enhancement of advanced Service Act, Title VIII, Section 811, 42
Experiences in Long Term Care nursing education and practice. For the U.S.C. 296j.
Facilities for Baccalaureate Nursing purpose of this section, advanced Purpose: Grants are awarded to
Students 93.359A education nurses means individuals eligible institutions to meet the cost of
Legislative Authority: Public Health trained in advanced degree programs traineeships for individuals in advanced
Service Act, Title VIII, Section 831, 42 including individuals in combined RN nursing education programs.
U.S.C. 296p. to Master’s degree programs, post- Traineeships are awarded to individuals
Purpose: The purpose of this request nursing Master’s certificate programs, or by participating educational institutions
for applications is to provide seed in the case of nurse midwives, in offering Master’s and doctoral degree
money (up to $25,000 per grant) to assist certificate programs in existence on programs, combined RN to Master’s
eligible entities to strengthen the November 12, 1998, to serve as nurse degree programs, post-nursing Master’s
geriatric nursing didactic content and practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, certificate programs, or in the case of
clinical components of the nurse midwives, nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, certificate programs in
baccalaureate nursing program. Funds nurse educators, nurse administrators or existence on November 12, 1998 to
will be used to assist the applicant to public health nurses. serve as nurse practitioners, clinical
plan, implement, and evaluate a Eligibility: Eligible applicants are nurse specialists, nurse midwives, nurse
geriatric nursing experience that will schools of nursing, academic health anesthetists, nurse educators, nurse
expose senior nursing students to: (1) centers, and other appropriate public or administrators or public health nurses.
increased course content in geriatric private nonprofit entities. The traineeship program is a formula
nursing and concepts of age sensitive Funding Priorities or Preferences: As program and all eligible schools will
care; (2) application of this content to provided in Section 805 of the Public receive awards.
geriatric patients with chronic illness Health Service Act, preference shall be Eligibility: Eligible applicants are
residing in long term care facilities; and given to applicants with projects that schools of nursing, academic health
(3) use of assessment skills in the setting will substantially benefit rural or centers, and other appropriate public or
selected in order to accurately complete underserved populations or help meet private nonprofit entities.
appropriate assessments using public health nursing needs in State or Funding Priorities or Preferences: As
standardized tools such as the local health departments. provided in Section 805 of the Public
Minimum Data Set (MDS) required by Special Consideration: A Special Health Service Act, preference shall be
Medicare regulations. This project Consideration will be given to qualified given to applicants with projects that
should be implemented through a applicants who support the Kids Into will substantially benefit rural or
planned partnership with a geriatric Health Careers initiative by establishing underserved populations, or help meet
long-term care facility. linkages with one or more elementary, public health nursing needs in State or
Eligibility: Schools of nursing. middle or high schools with a high local health departments.
Funding Priorities or Preferences: As percentage of minority and Special Consideration: Traineeships
provided in Section 805 of the Public disadvantaged students to: (1) inform for individuals in advanced education
Health Service Act, preference will be students and parents about health programs are provided under Section

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811(a)(2) of the Public Health Service schools of nursing, nursing centers, centers, and other public and private
(PHS) Act. A statutory special academic health centers, State or local nonprofit institutions which provide
consideration, as provided for in governments, and other appropriate registered nurses with full-time nurse
Section 811(f)(3) of the PHS Act, will be public or private nonprofit entities. anesthetist education and have evidence
given to an eligible entity that agrees to Funding Priorities or Preferences: As of earned pre-accreditation or
expend the award to train advanced provided in Section 805 of the Public accreditation status from the American
education nurses who will practice in Health Service Act, preference shall be Association of Nurse Anesthetists
health professional shortage areas given to applicants with projects that (AANA) Council on Accreditation of
designated under Section 332 of the will substantially benefit rural or Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.
PHS Act. underserved populations, or help meet Funding Priorities or Preferences: As
Estimated Amount of This public health nursing needs in State or provided in Section 805 of the Public
Competition: $15,813,000. local health departments. Health Service Act, preference shall be
Estimated Number of Awards to be Special Consideration: A Special given to applicants with projects that
Made: 300. Consideration will be given to qualified will substantially benefit rural or
Estimated or Average Size of Each applicants who support the Kids Into underserved populations or help meet
Award: See the application guidance Health Careers initiative by establishing public health nursing needs in State or
materials. linkages with one or more elementary, local health departments.
Estimated Project Period: 1 Year. middle or high schools with a high Special Considerations: Traineeships
CFDA Number: 93.358. percentage of minority and for individuals in advanced education
Application Availability Date: July 1, disadvantaged students to: (1) Inform programs are provided under Section
2000. students and parents about health 811(a)(2) of the Public Health Service
Letter of Intent Deadline: NA. careers and financial aid to encourage (PHS) Act. A statutory special
Application Deadline: November 1, interest in health careers; (2) promote consideration, as provided for in
2000. rigorous academic course work to Section 811(f)(3) of the PHS Act, will be
Projected Award Date: April 30, 2001. prepare for health professions training; given to an eligible entity that agrees to
Program Contact Person: Marjorie or (3) provide support services such as expend the award to train advanced
Hamilton. mentoring, tutoring, counseling, after education nurses who will practice in
Phone Number: 301–443–6193. school programs, summer enrichment, health professional shortage areas
e-mail address: mhamilton@hrsa.gov and college visits. Further information designated under Section 332 of the
Basic Nurse Education and Practice on the Kids Into Health Careers PHS Act.
Grants 93.359 Initiative can be obtained on the Bureau Estimated Amount of This
of Health Professions website at http:// Competition: $1,000,000.
Legislative Authority: Public Health www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/.
Service Act, Title VIII, Section 831, 42 Estimated Number of Awards to be
Estimated Amount of This
U.S.C. 296p. Made: 70.
Competition: $4,300,000.
Purpose: Grants are awarded to Estimated or Average Size of Each
Estimated Number of Awards to be
enhance the educational mix and Award: See the application guidance
Made: 20.
utilization of the basic nursing Estimated or Average Size of Each materials.
workforce by strengthening programs Award: See the application guidance Estimated Project Period: 1 Year.
that provide basic nurse education, such materials. CFDA Number: 93.124.
as through: (1) Establishing or Estimated Project Period: 3 Years. Application Availability Date: July 1,
expanding nursing practice CFDA Number: 93.359. 2000.
arrangements in noninstitutional Application Availability Date: July 1, Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A.
settings to demonstrate methods to 2000. Application Deadline: November 1,
improve access to primary health care in Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A. 2000.
medically underserved communities; (2) Application Deadline: February 22, Projected Award Date: April 30, 2001.
providing care for underserved 2001. Program Contact Person:Marcia
populations and other high-risk groups Projected Award Date: 06/30/2001. Starbecker, MSN, RN.
Program Contact Person: Madeline Phone Number: 301 443–6193.
such as the elderly, individuals with
Turkeltaub, PhD, CRNP, NP. e-mail address: mstarbecker@hrsa.gov
HIV–AIDS, substance abusers, the Phone Number: 1–301–443–6193.
homeless, and victims of domestic e-mail address: Bureau of Primary Health Care
violence; (3) providing managed care, mturkeltaub@hrsa.gov.
quality improvement, and other skills Community and Migrant Health Centers
needed to practice in existing and Advanced Education Nursing—Nurse 93.224, 93.246
emerging organized health care systems; Anesthetist Traineeship 93.124 Legislative Authority: Public Health
(4) developing cultural competencies Legislative Authority: Public Health Service Act, Title III, Section 330, 42
among nurses; (5) expanding the Service Act, Title VIII, Section 811, 42 U.S.C. 254b and 254b(g).
enrollment in baccalaureate nursing U.S.C. 296j. Purpose: The Community Health
programs; (6) promoting career mobility Purpose: Grants are awarded to Center and Migrant Health Center (C/
for nursing personnel in a variety of eligible institutions for projects that MHC) programs are designed to promote
training settings and cross-training or support traineeships for licensed the development and operation of
specialty training among diverse registered nurses enrolled as full-time community-based primary health care
population groups; or (7) providing students beyond the twelfth month of service systems in medically
education for informatics, including study in a Master’s nurse anesthesia underserved areas for medically
distance learning methodologies. program. The traineeship program is a underserved populations. It is the intent
Eligibility: Eligible applicants for formula program and all eligible entities of HRSA to continue to support health
purposes one and five are schools of will receive awards. services in these areas, given the unmet
nursing. Eligible applicants for purposes Eligibility: Eligible applicants are need inherent in their provision of
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populations. HRSA is committed to 100 Expiration Expiration
City State City State
percent access to primary care services date date
with zero percent health disparities for
the underserved. HRSA will open Holyoke ................. MA 1/31/2001 Huntington ............ WV 5/31/2001
competition for awards under Section Dorchester ............ MA 3/31/2001 Roanoke ............... VA 6/30/2001
Augusta ................ ME 3/31/2001 Baltimore .............. MD 6/30/2001
330 of the Public Health Service Act Bucksport .............. ME 3/31/2001
(U.S.C. 254b for CHCs and U.S.C. Lowell ................... MA 3/31/2001 HRSA Atlanta Field Office—(404) 562–2996
254b(g) for MHCs) to support health Boston .................. MA 3/31/2001
services in the areas served by these St. Johnsbury ....... VT 3/31/2001 Chattanooga ......... TN 11/30/2000
grants. Two hundred fifty-five C/MHC Eagle Lake ........... ME 3/31/2001 Manson ................. NC 11/30/2000
grantees will reach the end of their Worcester ............. MA 3/31/2001 Evergreen ............. AL 11/30/2000
project period during FY 2001. Salem ................... MA 3/31/2001 Jackson ................ MS 11/30/2000
Parsonfield ............ ME 5/31/2001 Louisville ............... KY 11/30/2000
Applications are due 120 days before Mound Bayou ....... MS 11/30/2000
Newmarket ........... NH 5/31/2001
the expiration date. Waterville .............. ME 5/31/2001 Irvington ................ AL 11/30/2000
Matching or Cost Sharing Morgantown .......... GA 11/30/2000
Requirement: See the application HRSA New York Field Office—(212) 264– Raleigh ................. NC 11/30/2000
guidance. 2664 Fairfax ................... SC 11/30/2000
Eligibility: Applicants are limited to West Palm Beach FL 12/31/2000
currently funded programs whose Ponce ................... PR 11/30/2000 Faison ................... NC 12/31/2000
project periods expire during FY 2001 Cortland ................ NY 11/30/2000 Wartburg ............... TN 12/31/2000
Newark ................. NJ 11/30/2000 Biloxi ..................... MS 12/31/2000
and new organizations proposing to
Brooklyn ................ NY 11/30/2000 Sanford ................. FL 12/31/2000
serve the same areas or populations New York .............. NY 11/30/2000 Greenville ............. SC 1/31/2001
currently being served by these existing Paterson ............... NJ 12/31/2000 Lexington .............. KY 1/31/2001
programs. Ossining ................ NY 12/31/2000 Miami .................... FL(3) 1/31/2001
Funding Priorities or Preferences: Rochester ............. NY (2) 12/31/2000 Pearl ..................... MS 1/31/2001
None. Florida ................... PR 12/31/2000 Eastover ............... SC 1/31/2001
Special Considerations: Pulaski .................. NY 12/31/2000 Richland ................ GA 1/31/2001
Communication with Field Office staff Buffalo .................. NY 12/31/2000 Columbia .............. SC 1/31/2001
is essential for interested parties in Bridgeton .............. NJ 12/31/2000 Wade .................... NC 1/31/2001
Jersey City ............ NJ 11/30/2000 Apopka ................. FL 1/31/2001
deciding whether to pursue Federal
Peekskill ............... NY 1/31/2001 Benton .................. TN 1/31/2001
funding as a C/MHC. Technical Cidra ..................... PR 1/31/2001 Meridian ................ MS 3/31/2001
assistance and detailed information Hammonton .......... NJ 1/31/2001 Windsor ................ NC 3/31/2001
about each service area, such as census Ciales .................... PR 1/31/2001 Charlotte ............... NC 3/31/2001
tracts, can be obtained by contacting the Brooklyn ................ NY 1/31/2001 Warrenton ............. GA 3/31/2001
HRSA Field Office. Castaner ............... PR 3/31/2001 Rogersville ............ TN 3/31/2001
Estimated Amount of This Patillas .................. PR 3/31/2001 Tallahassee .......... FL 3/31/2001
Competition: $254,000,000. Lares ..................... PR 3/31/2001 Tampa .................. FL 3/31/2001
Estimated Number of Awards to be Trenton ................. NJ 3/31/2001 McClellanville ........ SC 3/31/2001
Rincon .................. PR 3/31/2001 Ashland ................. MS 3/31/2001
Made: 255.
Albany ................... NY 3/31/2001 Conway ................. SC 3/31/2001
Estimated or Average Size of Each New York .............. NY 3/31/2001 Byhalia .................. MS 3/31/2001
Award: $1,000,000. Syracuse ............... NY 3/31/2001 Tuskegee .............. AL 3/31/2001
Estimated Project Period: 1–5 Years. Barceloneta .......... PR 5/31/2001 Laurel .................... MS 3/31/2001
CFDA Number: 93.224 & 93.246. Newburgh ............. NY 5/31/2001 Immokalee ............ FL 3/31/2001
Application Availability Date: Bronx .................... NY 5/31/2001 Ruskin ................... FL 3/31/2001
Continuous. Plainfield ............... NJ 5/31/2001 Newton Grove ...... NC 3/31/2001
Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A. Jersey City ............ NJ 6/30/2001 Johns Island ......... SC 3/31/2001
Application Deadline: Varies. Lexington .............. KY 3/31/2001
HRSA Philadelphia Field Office—(215) 861– Atlanta .................. GA 5/31/2001
Projected Award Date: Varies. 4422 Albany ................... GA 5/31/2001
Program Contact Person: 93.224 McKee .................. KY 5/31/2001
Cephas Goldman; 93.246 George Ersek. Baltimore .............. MD 11/30/2000 Wadesboro ........... NC 5/31/2001
Phone Number: Goldman—301–594– Newport News ...... VA 11/30/2000 Ridgeland ............. SC 5/31/2001
4300; Ersek—301–594–4301. Axton .................... VA 1/31/2001 Scottsboro ............ AL 5/31/2001
E-mail: gersek@hrsa.gov Fredericktown ....... PA 1/31/2001 Hartsville ............... SC 5/31/2001
Hyndman .............. PA 1/31/2001 Yanceyville ........... NC 5/31/2001
Expiration Stony Creek .......... VA 1/31/2001 Swainsboro ........... GA 6/30/2001
City State Union .................... WV 1/31/2001
date Lexington .............. MS 6/30/2001
Wilkes-Barre ......... PA 1/31/2001 Wilson ................... NC 6/30/2001
HRSA Boston Field Office—(617) 565–1482 Sharon .................. PA 1/31/2001 Ocilla ..................... GA 6/30/2001
Philadelphia .......... PA 1/31/2001
Providence ............ RI 11/30/2000 Broad Top City ..... PA 1/31/2001 HRSA Chicago Field Office—(312) 353–
Hope Valley .......... RI 11/30/2000 Bastian .................. VA 1/31/2001 1715
Boston .................. MA 12/31/2000 Martinsburg ........... WV 3/31/2001
Willimantic ............ CT 12/31/2000 Emporia ................ VA 3/31/2001 Chicago ................ IL (2) 11/30/2000
Pawtucket ............. RI 12/31/2000 Lancaster .............. PA 3/31/2001 Waukegan ............ IL 11/30/2000
Lubec .................... ME 12/31/2000 Baltimore .............. MD 3/31/2001 Rockford ............... IL 11/30/2000
Woonsocket .......... RI 1/31/2001 Beckley ................. WV 3/31/2001 Baldwin ................. MI 11/30/2000
Roxbury ................ MA (2) 1/31/2001 Greensboro ........... PA 3/31/2001 Oquawka .............. IL 12/31/2000
Truro ..................... MA 1/31/2001 York ...................... PA 3/31/2001 Chillicothe ............. OH 12/31/2000
Lynn ...................... MA 1/31/2001 Grantsville ............. WV 5/31/2001 Cincinnati .............. OH (3) 12/31/2000
Baker .................... WV 5/31/2001

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Expiration Expiration project periods expire during FY 2001
City State City State
date date and new organizations proposing to
serve the same areas or populations
Houghton Lake ..... MI 12/31/2000 HRSA San Francisco Field Office—(415) currently being served by these existing
Hillman .................. MI 1/31/2001 437–8090 programs.
Barnesville ............ OH 1/31/2001
Piketon .................. OH 1/31/2001 Surprise ................ AZ 11/30/2000 Funding Priorities or Preferences:
Lakewood ............. WI 1/31/2001 Parlier ................... CA 11/30/2000 None.
Carterville ............. IL 3/31/2001 Stockton ................ CA 11/30/2000 Special Considerations:
East Jordan .......... MI 3/31/2001 Los Angeles .......... CA 11/30/2000
Tucson .................. AZ 12/31/2000
Communication with Field Office staff
Grand Rapids ....... MI 3/31/2001
Greenville ............. OH 3/31/2001 Marana ................. AZ 12/31/2000 is essential for interested parties in
Ironton .................. OH 5/31/2001 San Diego ............. CA 12/31/2000 deciding whether to pursue Federal
Cairo ..................... IL 5/31/2001 San Ysidro ............ CA 12/31/2000 funding as a HCH. Technical assistance
Decatur ................. IL 5/31/2001 Waianae ............... HI 1/31/2001 and detailed information about each
Marshfield ............. WI 5/31/2001 Los Angeles .......... CA (2) 1/31/2001 service area, such as census tracts, can
Algonac ................. MI 5/31/2001 Ventura ................. CA 3/31/2001 be obtained by contacting the HRSA
Chicago ................ IL 6/30/2001 Lamont .................. CA 3/31/2001
Buttonwillow .......... CA 3/31/2001 Field Office.
Springfield ............. IL 6/30/2001
Matteson ............... IL 6/30/2001 Merced .................. CA 3/31/2001 Estimated Amount of This
Indianapolis .......... IN 6/30/2001 Oakland ................ CA (2) 3/31/2001 Competition: $37,995,000.
Los Angeles .......... CA 3/31/2001
Laytonville ............. CA 5/31/2001 Estimated Number of Awards to be
HRSA Dallas Field Office—(214) 767–3872 Made: 85.
Casa Grande ........ AZ 5/31/2001
Plainview .............. TX 11/30/2000 Hilo ....................... HI 6/30/2001 Estimated or Average Size of Each
El Paso ................. TX 11/30/2000 Gualala ................. CA 6/30/2001 Award: $447,000.
Dallas .................... TX 11/30/2000 San Pablo ............. CA 6/30/2001
Maui ...................... HI 6/30/2001 Estimated Project Period: 1–5 Years.
Marianna ............... AR 11/30/2000
Sicily Island .......... LA 12/31/2000 Honolulu ............... HI 6/30/2001 CFDA Number: 93.151.
Santa Fe ............... NM 12/31/2000
HRSA Seattle Field Office—(206) 615–2491
Application Availability Date:
San Angelo ........... TX 12/31/2000 Continuous.
Rio Grande City .... TX 1/31/2001
Lake Charles ........ LA 1/31/2001
Othello .................. WA 11/30/2000 Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A.
Portland ................ OR 11/30/2000
Natchitoches ......... LA 1/31/2001
Salem ................... OR 11/30/2000
Application Deadline: Varies.
Oklahoma City ...... OK 1/31/2001 Projected Award Date: Varies.
Klamath Falls ........ OR 12/31/2000
Portales ................ NM 1/31/2001 Toppenish ............. WA 1/31/2001
Portland ................ AR 1/31/2001 Program Contact Person: Monica
Seattle .................. WA (4) 1/31/2001
Pleasanton ............ TX 1/31/2001 Toomer.
Chewelah .............. WA 1/31/2001
Tulsa ..................... OK 3/31/2001 Payette ................. ID 1/31/2001 Phone Number: 301–594–4430.
Hatch .................... NM 3/31/2001 Nampa .................. ID 3/31/2001
Hampton ............... AR 3/31/2001 E-mail: mtoomerz@hrsa.gov
Okanogan ............. WA 3/31/2001
Newton ................. TX 3/31/2001 Pasco .................... WA 5/31/2001
Eagle Pass ........... TX 5/31/2001 Expiration
Tacoma ................. WA 5/31/2001 City State
Las Cruces ........... NM 5/31/2001 date
Roseburg .............. OR 6/30/2001
Santa Fe ............... NM 5/31/2001 Sitka ...................... AK 6/30/2001
Espanola ............... NM 5/31/2001 HRSA Boston Field Office—(617) 565–1482
Talkeetna .............. AK 6/30/2001
Dallas .................... TX 5/31/2001 Spokane ............... WA 6/30/2001
Pine Bluff .............. AR 5/31/2001 Boston .................. MA 10/31/2000
Nacogdoches ........ TX 5/31/2001 Providence ............ RI 10/31/2000
Waco .................... TX 6/30/2001 Health Care for the Homeless 93.151 Springfield ............. MA 10/31/2000
Legislative Authority: Public Health Portland ................ ME 10/31/2000
HRSA Kansas City Field Office—(816) 426– Service Act, Title III, Section 330(H), 42 Manchester ........... NH 10/31/2000
5296 Worcester ............. MA 10/31/2000
U.S.C. 254B(H). Willimantic ............ CT 12/31/2000
Purpose: The Health Care for the Woonsocket .......... RI 1/31/2001
Des Moines .......... IA 1/31/2001
Davenport ............. IA 1/31/2001
Homeless (HCH) program is designed to
Mound City ........... MO 1/31/2001 increase the access of homeless HRSA New York Field Office—(212) 264–
Waterloo ............... IA 1/31/2001 populations to cost-effective, case 2664
Kansas City .......... MO(2) 3/31/2001 managed, and integrated primary care
Pineville ................ MO 6/30/2001 and substance abuse services provided New York .............. NY 10/31/2000
Columbia .............. MO 6/30/2001 by existing community-based programs/ Santurce ............... PR 10/31/2000
New York .............. NY (5) 10/31/2000
providers. It is the intent of HRSA to Newark ................. NJ 10/31/2000
HRSA Denver Field Office—(303) 844–3203
continue to support health services to Peekskill ............... NY 1/31/2001
Alamosa ................ CO 11/30/2000 the homeless people in these areas/ Trenton ................. NJ 3/31/2001
Howard ................. SD 11/30/2000 locations given the continued need for Jersey City ............ NJ 3/31/2001
Rapid City ............. SD 12/31/2000 cost-effective, community-based
Sioux Falls ............ SD 12/31/2000 primary care services. Eighty-five HCH HRSA Philadelphia Field Office—(215) 861–
Colorado Springs .. CO 12/31/2000 grantees will reach the end of their 4422
Denver .................. CO 12/31/2000 project period during FY 2001.
Billings .................. MT 1/31/2001 Richmond ............. VA 10/31/2000
Lafayette ............... CO 1/31/2001 Applications are due 120 days before Philadelphia .......... PA 10/31/2000
Billings .................. MT 3/31/2001 the expiration date. Baltimore .............. MD 10/31/2000
Pueblo .................. CO 5/31/2001 Matching or Cost Sharing Newport News ...... VA 11/30/2000
Green River .......... UT 5/31/2001 Requirement: See the application Wilkes-Barre ......... PA 1/31/2001
Black Hawk ........... CO 5/31/2001 guidance. Hunington ............. WV 5/31/2001
Eligibility: Applicants are limited to
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Expiration Expiration E-mail: ssalter@hrsa.gov
City State City State
date date
National Primary Care Technical
HRSA Atlanta Field Office—(404) 562–2996 Carson City ........... NV 5/31/2001 Assistance Grants and Cooperative
Agreements 93.129A, 93.129B,
Clearwater ............ FL 10/31/2000 HRSA Seattle Field Office—(206) 615–2491 93.130A, 93.224
Nashville ............... TN 10/31/2000
Atlanta .................. GA 10/31/2000 Eugene ................. OR 10/31/2000 Legislative Authority: Public Health
Birmingham .......... AL 10/31/2000 Tacoma ................. WA 10/31/2000 Service Act, Title III, Section 330 and
Chattanooga ......... TN 10/31/2000 Salem ................... OR 11/30/2000 Section 333, 42 U.S.C. 254B(K).
Ft. Lauderdale ...... FL 10/31/2000 Portland ................ OR 11/30/2000 Purpose: The health center and
Charleston ............ SC 10/31/2000 Anchorage ............ AK 11/30/2000 National Health Service Corps (NHSC)
Raleigh ................. NC 11/30/2000 Nampa .................. ID 3/31/2001 programs deliver cost effective, high
Louisville ............... KY 11/30/2000 Spokane ............... WA 6/30/2001 quality primary health care services to
Jackson ................ MS 11/30/2000 over 10 million underserved,
Lexington .............. KY 1/31/2001 Grants to States for Loan Repayment vulnerable, low income, and minority
Eastover ............... SC 1/31/2001 Programs 93.165 populations. For more than twenty five
Tampa .................. FL 3/31/2001
Legislative Authority: Public Health years, these programs have been
HRSA Chicago Field Office—(312) 353– Service Act, Title III, Section 338I, 42 working toward ensuring the
1715 U.S.C. 254Q–1. availability and accessibility of essential
Purpose: The purpose of these grant primary health services to the people in
Green Bay ............ WI 10/31/2000 funds is to assist States in operating this country who have the most limited
Dayton .................. OH 10/31/2000 programs for the repayment of access to services. HRSA supports
Cleveland .............. OH 10/31/2000 educational loans of health technical and non-financial assistance
Chicago ................ IL 10/31/2000 to federally-funded health centers and
professionals in return for their practice
Lansing ................. MI 10/31/2000 NHSC sites. It is the intent of HRSA to
Milwaukee ............. WI 10/31/2000 in federally-designated Health
Minneapolis .......... MN 10/31/2000 Professional Shortage Areas to increase continue to support technical assistance
Rockford ............... IL 11/30/2000 the availability of primary health for health center and NHSC site
Cincinnati .............. OH 12/31/2000 services in health professional shortage development and operations in the areas
Ironton .................. OH 5/31/2001 areas. Of the estimated 38 awards, 9 are of increasing access to preventive and
Algonac ................. MI 5/31/2001 project period renewals. Further primary care, reduction of disparities of
information about these activities can be health outcomes, and improving the
HRSA Dallas Field Office—(214) 767–3872 obtained from the contact person. environmental/ occupational health of
Matching or Cost Sharing migrant and seasonal farmworkers.
Albuquerque ......... NM 10/31/2000
Requirement: States seeking support HRSA will open competition for
New Orleans ......... LA 10/31/2000
Dallas .................... TX 10/31/2000 must provide adequate assurances that, awards under Sections 330 and 333 of
Houston ................ TX 10/31/2000 with respect to the costs of making loan the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C.
Plainview .............. TX 11/30/2000 repayments under contracts with health 254B(k) to support national primary
Oklahoma City ...... OK 1/31/2001 professionals, the State will make care technical assistance grants and
Tulsa ..................... OK 3/31/2001 available (directly or through donations cooperative agreements which will
from public or private entities) non- address access to health services,
HRSA Kansas City Field Office—(816) 426– Federal contributions in cash in an reductions in health disparities, and
5296 improvements in environmental/
amount equal to not less than $1 for $1
Waterloo ............... IA 1/31/2001 of Federal funds provided in the grant. occupational health for migrant and
Davenport ............. IA 1/31/2001 In determining the amount of non- seasonal farmworkers. In addition to the
Kansas City .......... MO 3/31/2001 Federal contributions in cash that a application guidance, information about
State has to provide, no Federal funds the activities associated with these
HRSA Denver Field Office—(303) 844–3203 may be used in the State’s match. opportunities can be obtained from the
Eligibility: Any State is eligible to contact person listed below.
Denver .................. CO 10/31/2000 Matching or Cost Sharing
apply for funding.
Casper .................. WY 10/31/2000
Funding Priorities or Preferences: Requirement: N/A.
Colorado Springs .. CO 12/31/2000
Rapid City ............. SD 12/31/2000 None. Eligibility: Public and private
Billings .................. MT 3/31/2001 Special Considerations: See nonprofit entities are eligible to apply.
Pueblo .................. CO 5/31/2001 ‘‘Matching or Cost Sharing Funding Priorities or Preferences:
Requirement’’ above. None.
HRSA San Francisco Field Office—(415) Estimated Amount of This Special Considerations: None.
437–8090 Competition: $3,000,000. Estimated Amount of This
Estimated Number of Awards to be Competition: $10,000,000.
Sacramento .......... CA 10/31/2000 Made: 15. Estimated Number of Awards to be
Honolulu ............... HI 10/31/2000 Estimated or Average Size of Each Made: 15.
Oakland ................ CA (2) 10/31/2000 Estimated or Average Size of Each
Santa Cruz ........... CA 10/31/2000
Award: $200,000.
Estimated Project Period: 3 Years. Award: $665,000.
Santa Barbara ...... CA 10/31/2000
San Francisco ...... CA 10/31/2000 CFDA Number: 93.165. Estimated Project Period: 1–5 Years.
Martinez ................ CA 10/31/2000 Application Availability Date: 3/1/ CFDA Numbers: 93.129A, 93.129B,
Tucson .................. AZ 12/31/2000 2001. 93.130A, 93.224.
San Diego ............. CA 12/31/2000 Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A. Application Availability Date:
Merced .................. CA 3/31/2001 Application Deadline: 5/15/2001. December 1, 2000.
Lamont .................. CA 3/31/2001 Projected Award Date: 8/31/2001. Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A.
Program Contact Person: Susan Salter. Application Deadline: There will be
Phone Number: 301–594–4400. two or more competitions under this

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announcement. March 1, 2001 is the Estimated Number of Awards to be CFDA Number: 93.130B.
receipt deadline for the competition for Made: 200. Application Availability Date: 10/1/
projects to assist Migrant Health Centers Estimated or Average Size of Each 2000.
and programs, and May 1, 2001 is the Award: $11,400. Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A.
deadline for one or more other Estimated Project Period: N/A. Application Deadline: 5/1/2001.
competitions for specific types of CFDA Number: 93.908. Projected Award Date: 9/1/2001.
assistance to health centers. Application Application Availability Date: 10/1/ Program Contact Person: Jannette
materials will contain separate 2000. O’Neill-Gonzalez.
guidances for each competition. Each Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A. Phone Number: 301–594–4161.
guidance will indicate the applicable Application Deadline: 6/30/2001. E-mail: JOneill-Gonzalez@hrsa.gov.
deadline as well as other relevant Projected Award Date: 9/30/2001.
New Delivery Sites and New Starts in
information. Program Contact Person: Ms. Freddie
Programs Funded Under the Health
Projected Award Date: Varies. Lapp.
Phone Number: 1–800–435–6464. Centers Consolidation Act of 1996
Program Contact Person: Lynn 93.224, 93.246, 93.151
Specter. E-mail: flapp@hrsa.gov
Phone Number: 301–594–4488. Legislative Authority: Section 330 of
National Health Service Corps Student/
E-mail: lspector@hrsa.gov the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C.
Resident Experiences and Rotations in
254b and 254b(h).
Nursing Education Loan Repayment Community Health (SEARCH) 93.130B Purpose: The HRSA anticipates
Program 93.908 Legislative Authority: PHS Act, supporting the establishment of new
Legislative Authority: Section 846(h) Subpart II, Sect.331[254d](a)(1). service delivery sites for existing centers
of the Public Health Service Act, 42 Purpose: The purpose of the Student and/or new health centers in the
U.S.C. 297 Resident Experiences and Rotations in Community and Migrant Health Centers
Purpose: Under the Nursing Community Health (SEARCH) program and Health Care for the Homeless
Education Loan Repayment Program is to assist States in increasing the programs. The purpose of the
(NELRP), registered nurses are offered availability of primary health care in Community/Migrant Health Centers
the opportunity to enter into a urban and rural Federally designated program is to extend preventive and
contractual agreement with the health professional shortage areas by primary health services to populations
Secretary, under which the Public assisting public or non-profit currently without such services and to
Health Service agrees to repay up to 85 community organizations to facilitate improve the health status of medically
percent of the nurse’s indebtedness for and strengthen community-academic underserved individuals by supporting
nursing education loans. In exchange, linkages, and to increase the recruitment the establishment of new points of
the nurse agrees to serve for a specified and retention of health care access to care. The Health Care for the
period of time in certain types of health professionals in health professional Homeless program is designed to
facilities identified in statute. shortage areas and medically increase the homeless populations’
Matching or Cost Sharing underserved areas by expanding the access to cost-effective community-
Requirement: N/A number of high quality service-linked based programs/providers.
Eligibility: Applicants must have training opportunities available in these Matching or Cost Sharing
completed all of their training communities. Requirement: Communities seeking
requirements for registered nursing and Matching or Cost Sharing support are strongly encouraged to
be licensed prior to beginning service. Requirement: States seeking support are promote and seek outside funding and
Individuals eligible to participate must: strongly encouraged to promote and are required to maximize third party
(a) have received, prior to the start of seek outside funding to support other revenue to establish and maintain new
service, a baccalaureate or associate aspects of service-linked training service delivery sites.
degree in nursing; (b) have unpaid opportunities such as leadership Eligibility: Public and private non-
education loans obtained for nurse development. Such sources may include profit entities are eligible to apply.
training; (c) be a citizen or National of insurance companies, civic Funding Priorities or Preferences:
the U.S.; (d) have a current unrestricted organizations, State and local Final priorities and/or preferences are
license in the State in which they intend governments, foundations, and network included in the application materials.
to practice; and (e) agree to be employed members. Special Considerations: None.
for not less than two years in a full-time Eligibility: Any State is eligible to Estimated Amount of This
clinical capacity in: (1) an Indian Health apply for funding. Competition: $10,000,000.
Service Health Center; (2) a Native Funding Priorities or Preferences: Estimated Number of Awards to be
Hawaiian Health Center; (3) a public Funds awarded under the National Made: 20–25.
hospital (operated by a State, county, or Health Service Corps SEARCH program Estimated or Average Size of Each
local government); (4) a health center are to be used to develop/support Award: $200,000–450,000.
funded under Section 330 of the Public community-oriented practices which Estimated Project Period: 2 years or
Health Service Act (including migrant, will offer service-linked training consistent with existing project period
homeless, and public housing centers); opportunities available in underserved for currently funded organizations.
(5) a rural health clinic (Section 1861 communities for primary care students CFDA Numbers: 93.224, 93.246,
(aa)(2) of the Social Security Act); or (6) and residents. 93.151.
a public or nonprofit private health Special Considerations: None. Application Availability Date: 7/2000.
facility determined by the Secretary to Estimated Amount of This Letter of Intent Deadline: Ongoing.
have a critical shortage of nurses. Competition: $3,300,000. Letters of intent are encouraged for
Funding Priorities or Preferences: Estimated Number of Awards to be organizations seeking funding for a new
None. Made: 24. delivery site. Letters of intent will be
Special Considerations: None. Estimated or Average Size of Each accepted beginning July 31, 2000. The
Estimated Amount of This Award: $140,000. submission of a letter of intent is
Competition: $2,279,000. Estimated Project Period: 3 Years. recommended but not required in order

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to submit an application to compete for E-mail: cgoldman@hrsa.gov, appropriate medical evaluation and
funds in FY 2001. Information gersek@hrsa.gov, jhochron@hrsa.gov. clinical care; and other essential
requirements to be included in the letter services such as oral health care,
HIV/AIDS Bureau
of intent submissions will be available outpatient mental health services and
in the application guidance. Funding for Early Intervention Services nutritional services, and appropriate
Application Deadlines: Applications Grants: Existing Geographic Areas referrals for specialty services.
will be accepted beginning October 1, 93.918A
2000. Applications received by Eligibility: Eligible applicants are
November 30, 2000, will be reviewed Legislative Authority: PHS Act, Public public or nonprofit private entities that
with funding decisions announced by Law 104–146, Ryan White are 330 health centers, grantees funded
March 31, 2001. Applications received Comprehensive AIDS Resources under section 1001 regarding family
by February 28, 2001, will be reviewed Emergency Act Amendments of 1996. planning, comprehensive hemophilia
with funding decisions announced by Purpose: The purpose of Title III diagnostic and treatment centers,
June 30, 2001. Applications received by funding is to provide, on an outpatient Federally qualified health centers, or
May 15, 2001, will be reviewed with basis, high quality early intervention nonprofit private entities that provide
funding decisions announced by services/primary care to individuals comprehensive primary care services to
September 15, 2001. Applications with HIV infection. This is populations at risk of HIV disease.
received after May 15, 2001 will be accomplished by increasing the present
capacity and capability of eligible Limited Competition: Applicants are
considered for funding in FY 2002,
ambulatory health service entities. limited to public or nonprofit private
depending on the availability of funds.
Projected Award Date: See above. These expanded services become a part entities that are currently funded Title
Program Contact Person: 93.224: of a continuum of HIV prevention and III programs whose project periods
Cephas Goldman 93.246: George Ersek care for individuals who are at risk for expire in FY 2001 and new
93.151: Jean Hochron. HIV infection or are HIV infected. All organizations proposing to serve the
Phone Numbers: 301–594–4300 Title III programs must provide: HIV same populations currently being served
Goldman; 301–594–4301 Ersek; 301– counseling and testing; counseling and by these existing projects. These areas
594–4437 Hochron. education on living with HIV; are:

State Service area

Alabama .............................................................. Counties of Mobile and Baldwin.
Counties of Calhoun, Etowah, Tallapoosa, Talladega, Dekalb, Cherokee, Cleburne, Randolph,
St. Clair, Shelby, Blount and Chambers.
Counties of Montgomery, Autaugua, Lowndes, Butler, Dallas, Chilton, Elmore, Macon, Bullock,
Lee, Russell, Pike, Barbour, Dale, Geneva, Houston, Crenshaw, Conecuh, Coffee, Cham-
bers, Tallapoosa, Wilcox and Monroe.
Alaska ................................................................. Anchorage County, Anchorage Borough, Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Fairbanks North Star
Borough.
Arkansas ............................................................. Counties of Jefferson, Arkansas, Ashley, Chicot, Desha, Drew, Lincoln and Pulaski.
Arizona ................................................................ Counties of Maricopa, Yavapai, Gila and Pinal.
Counties of Santa Cruz, Greenlee, Cochise and Yuma.
Pima County.
California ............................................................. Counties of Santa Cruz and Monterey.
Counties of San Bernardino, Riverside, Imperial and Sacramento.
City of San Francisco.
Alameda County.
Kern County.
Los Angeles County.
Orange County.
San Diego County.
Santa Clara County.
Ventura County.
Connecticut ......................................................... Fairfield County.
New Haven County.
District of Columbia ............................................ District of Columbia.
Florida ................................................................. Counties of Collier, Hendry and Glades.
Broward County.
Dade County.
Monroe County.
St. Lucie County.
Georgia ............................................................... Counties of Chatham, Effingham, Liberty, Bryan and Glynn.
Counties of Fulton and Dekalb.
Counties of Dougherty, Calhoun, Baker, Lee, Mitchell, Worth, Terrell, Colquitt, Thomas, Grady,
Seminole, Miller, Early and Decatur.
Counties of Ware, Bulloch, Candler, Evans, Toombs, Tattnall, Jeff Davis, Appling, Wayne, Cof-
fee, Bacon, Pierce, Brantley, Atkinson, Charlton and Clinch.
Fulton County.
Richmond County.
Idaho ................................................................... Counties of Ada, Boise, Elmore, Valley, Owyhee, Canyon, Gem, Payette, Washington, Adams,
Butte, Bingham, Power, Bannock, Caribou, Oneida, Franklin and Bear Lake.
Illinois .................................................................. Counties of Winnebago, Jo Daviess, Stephenson, Whiteside, Lee, Ogle, Boone, McHenry,
Dekalb.
Cook County.

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State Service area

Indiana ................................................................ Marion County.
Iowa .................................................................... Counties of Polk, Dallas, Story and Warren.
Counties of Appanoose, Cedar, Clinton, Davis, Des Moines, Henry, Iowa, Jackson, Jefferson,
Keokuk, Lee, Louisa, Mahaska, Monroe, Muscatine, Poweshiek, Scott, Van Buren, Wapello
and Washington.
Johnson County.
Woodbury County.
Kansas ................................................................ Sedgwick County.
Kentucky ............................................................. Counties of McCracken and Pike.
Louisiana ............................................................. Parishes of Calcasieu, Cameron, Beauregard, Allen, Jefferson and Davis.
Parishes of Orleans, East Baton Rouge, St. Tammany, Washington, Iberville, St. Bernard,
Acadia, Ascension, Assumption, Beuregard, Calcasieu, Concordia, East Feliciana, Iberia,
Jackson and Lafayette.
Massachusetts .................................................... Counties of Bristol and Plymouth.
Counties of Essex and Middlesex.
Counties of Hampden and Franklin.
Barnstable County.
Norfolk County.
Suffolk County.
Worcester County.
Michigan .............................................................. Counties of Oakland, Macomb, Lapeer, St. Clair and Monroe.
Wayne County.
Mississippi ........................................................... Counties of Quitman, Coahoma, Tate, Tallahatchie, Leflore, Lowndes, Bolivar, Tunica, Panola,
Desoto and Marshall.
Missouri ............................................................... Counties of Greene, Vernon, Barton, Jasper, Newton, McDonald, Cedar, St. Clair, Dade, Law-
rence, Barry, Hickory, Polk, Christian, Stone, Taney, Dallas, Webster, Douglas, Ozark,
Laclede, Wright, Pulaski, Texas, Howell, Phelps, Dent, Shannon and Oregon.
Jackson County.
Montana .............................................................. Counties of Yellowstone, Beaverhead, Big Horn, Blaine, Broadwater, Carbon, Carter, Cas-
cade, Chouteau, Custer, Daniels, Dawson, Deer Lodge, Fallon, Fergus, Flathead, Gallatin,
Garfield, Glacier, Golden Valley, Granite, Hill, Judith Basin, Lake, Lewis & Clark, Liberty,
Lincoln, McCone, Madison, Meagher, Mineral, Missoula, Musseshell, Park, Petroleum, Phil-
lips, Pondera, Powell, Prairie, Ravalli, Roosevelt, Rosebud, Sanders, Silver Bow, Stillwater,
Sweet Grass, Teton, Tool, Treasure, Valley, Wheatland, Wibaux and Yellowstone National
Park.
New Jersey ......................................................... Counties of Middlesex, Union, Monmouth, Mercer and Somerset.
Bergen County.
Essex County.
Passaic County.
New Mexico ........................................................ Bernalillo.
Nevada ................................................................ Washoe.
New York ............................................................ Albany County.
Bronx County.
Erie County.
Kings County.
Monroe County.
New York City/County.
Onandaga County.
Peekskill County.
Queens County.
North Carolina ..................................................... Counties of Durham, Wake, Orange, Granville, and Vance.
Ohio .................................................................... Hamilton County.
Oklahoma ............................................................ Oklahoma County.
Pennsylvania ....................................................... City of Philadelphia.
Lehigh County.
Allegheny County.
York County.
Puerto Rico ......................................................... Humacao.
Lares and Quebradillas Health Region.
Gurabo and Caguas Health Region.
Western Region-Anasco, Cabo Rojo, Guanica, Hormigueros, Isabela, Lajas, Las Marias,
Maricao, Mayaguez, Moco, Sabana Grande, San German and San Sebastian.
Rhode Island ....................................................... Counties of Providence, Bristol, Kent, Newport and Washington.
South Carolina .................................................... Fairfield County.
Richland County.
Sumter County.
Texas .................................................................. Bexar County.
Dallas County.
Houston County.
Tarrant County.
Travis County.
Utah .................................................................... Salt Lake County.
Vermont .............................................................. Chittenden County.
Virginia ................................................................ Charlottesville County.

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Washington ......................................................... King County.
Yakima County.
Wisconsin ............................................................ Counties of Adams, Calumet, Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Grant, Green, Green
Lake, Iowa, Jefferson, Juneau, Lafayette, Marquette, Richland, Rock, Sauk, Sheboygan,
Waupaca, Waushara and Winnebago, Milwaukee County.

Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: Funding Priorities or Preferences: In located in rural or underserved
Preference for funding will be given to awarding these grants, preference will communities where HIV primary health
projects that offer comprehensive be given to approved/ unfunded care resources remain insufficient to
primary care and support services to applicants who submitted an meet the need for services or plan for
underserved people living with HIV and application for funding in FY 2000 and such services.
AIDS. to applicants who previously received Funding Priorities and/or Preferences:
Estimated Amount of this Title III planning grants. Preference for In awarding these grants, preference
Competition: $80,030,226. funding may also be given to applicants will be given to applicants located in
Estimated Number of Awards to be which help to achieve an equitable rural or underserved areas where
Made: 108. geographic distribution of programs emerging or ongoing HIV primary health
Estimated Project Period: 3 years. across all States and Territories, care needs have not been adequately
CFDA Number: 93.918A. especially programs that provide met.
Application Availability Date: June Estimated Amount of this
services in rural or underserved
19, 2000. Competiton: $1,700,000.
Letter of Intent: N/A. communities where the HIV/AIDS
epidemic is increasing. Estimated Number of Awards to be
Application Deadline: October 2,
Estimated Amount of this Made: 34.
2000.
Projected Award Date: January 1, 2001 Competition: $26,100,000. Estimated or Average Size of Each
and July 1, 2001. Estimated Number of Awards to be Award: See the application guidance
Program Contact Person: Lois Eldred. Made: 87. materials.
Phone Number: 301 443–3327. Estimated Project Period: 3 years. Estimated Project Period: 1 year.
E-mail: leldred@hrsa.gov CFDA Number: 93.918B CFDA Number: 93.918C.
Application Availability Date: April Application Availability Date:
Funding for Early Intervention Services 16, 2001. February 5, 2001.
Grants: New Geographic Areas Letter of Intent: N/A. Letter of Intent Deadine: N/A.
93.918B. Application Deadline: July 16, 2001. Application Deadline: June 1, 2000.
Legislative Authority: PHS Act, Public Projected Award Date: September 28, Projected Award Date: September 30,
Law 104–146, Ryan White 2001. 2001.
Comprehensive AIDS Resources Program Contact Person: Lois Eldred. Program Contact Person: Andrew
Emergency Act Amendments of 1996. Phone Number: 301 443–0735. Kruzich.
Purpose: The purpose of Title III E-Mail Address: leldred@hrsa.gov Phone Number: 301 443–0759.
funding is to provide, on an outpatient E-Mail: akruzich@hrsa.gov
Funding for Early Intervention Services
basis, high quality early intervention Planning Grants 93.918C Funding for Early Intervention Services
services/primary care to individuals Planning Grants (CBC) 93.918D
with HIV infection. This is Legislative Authority: PHS Act, Public
accomplished by increasing the present Law 104–146, Ryan White Legislative Authority: PHS Act, Public
capacity and capability of eligible Comprehensive AIDS Resources Law 104–146, Ryan White
ambulatory health service entities. Emergency Act Amendments of 1996. Comprehensive AIDS Resources
These expanded services become a part Purpose: The purpose of this grant Emergency Act Amendments of 1996.
of a continuum of HIV prevention and program is to support communities and Purpose: The purpose of this grant
care for individuals who are at risk for health care service entities in their program is to support communities and
HIV infection or are HIV infected. All planning efforts to develop a high health care service entities in their
Title III programs must provide: HIV quality and broad scope of primary planning efforts to develop a high
counseling and testing; counseling and health care services for people in their quality and broad scope of primary
education on living with HIV; service areas who are living with HIV or health care services for people in their
appropriate medical evaluation and at risk of infection. Applications must service areas who are living with HIV or
clinical care; and other essential propose planning activities which will at risk of infection. Applications must
services such as oral health care, lead to the establishment of propose planning activities which will
outpatient mental health services and comprehensive outpatient HIV primary lead to the establishment of
nutritional services, and appropriate care services. This grant program comprehensive outpatient HIV primary
referrals for specialty services. supports activities of the planning care services. This grant program
Eligibility: Eligible applicants are process and does not fund any service supports activities of the planning
public or nonprofit private entities that delivery or patient care. process and does not fund any service
are 330 health centers, grantees funded Eligibility: Eligible applicants must be delivery or patient care.
under section 1001 regarding family public or nonprofit private entities that Eligibility: Eligible applicants must be
planning, comprehensive hemophilia are, or intend to become, eligible to public or nonprofit private entities that
diagnostic and treatment centers, apply for the Title III Early Intervention are, or intend to become, eligible to
Federally qualified health centers, or Services grant. Applicants for these apply for the Title III Early Intervention
nonprofit private entities that provide funds cannot be current Ryan White Services grant. Applicants for these
comprehensive primary care services to Title III Early Intervention Service funds cannot be current Ryan White
populations at risk of HIV disease. Program grant recipients and must be Title III Early Intervention Service

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Program grant recipients unless they are high costs, and other complex barriers E-Mail: lsoto-torres@hrsa.gov
propose to open a new site in their to comprehensive care and research
Ryan White Title IV: New Geographic
current service area or in a new service experienced by underserved at-risk and
Areas 93.153B
area to serve communities of color limited populations. Activities under
highly impacted by HIV/AIDS. these grants should address the goals of Legislative Authority: Section 2671 of
Applicants must also be organizations enrolling and maintaining clients in HIV the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C.
indigenous to the community of color primary care; increasing client access to 300FF–51—330FF–67.
which is defined as ‘‘a community- research by linking development and Purpose: Organizations should be able
based or public organization local to support of comprehensive, community- to demonstrate expertise in the
and supported by the community of based and family centered care coordination or provision of
color population proposed to be infrastructures, and emphasizing comprehensive medical and social
served.’’ prevention within the care system services to children, youth, women and
Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: particularly the prevention of perinatal families. The purpose of the Title IV
In awarding these grants, preference HIV transmission. funding is to improve access to primary
will be given to applicants located in Eligibility: Eligible organizations are medical care, research and support
rural or underserved areas where there public or private non-profit entities that services for children, youth, women and
are many HIV+ community of color provide or arrange for primary care. families infected with HIV. Funded
populations and ongoing HIV primary Applicants are limited to currently projects will link clinical research and
health care needs have not been funded Title IV programs whose project other research with comprehensive care
adequately met. As indicated above, periods expire in FY 2001 and new systems, and improve and expand the
preference will also be given to organizations proposing to serve the coordination of a system of
applicants that are not currently Ryan same populations currently being served comprehensive care for women, infants,
White Title III Early Intervention by these existing projects. These areas children and youth who are infected/
Service Program grant recipients. are: affected by HIV. Funds will be used to
Estimated Amount of this support programs that: (1) cross
Competition: $3,000,000. State Areas established systems of care to
Estimated Number of Awards to be coordinate service delivery, HIV
Made:60. AZ ................. Phoenix. prevention efforts, and clinical research
Estimated or Average Size of Each CA ................ Los Angeles. and other research activities; and (2)
CO ................ Denver. address the intensity of service needs,
Award: See the application guidance
FL ................. Jacksonville. high costs, and other complex barriers
materials. Tampa.
Estimated Project Period: One year to comprehensive care and research
GA ................ Atlanta.
with possibility of second year MO ............... St. Louis.
experienced by underserved, at-risk and
transition grant. NY ................ New York City (except North- limited populations. Activities under
CFDA Number: 93.918D. ern Manhattan). these grants should address the goals of:
Application Availability Date: Albany. enrolling and maintaining clients in HIV
February 5, 2001. Bronx. primary care; increasing client access to
Letter of Intent: N/A. Brooklyn. research by linking HIV/AIDS clinical
Application Deadline: June 1, 2001. NV ................ Las Vegas. research trials and activities with
Projected Award Date: September 30, NC ................ Washington. comprehensive care; fostering the
2001. TN ................ Memphis. development and support of
TX ................. Dallas.
Program Contact Person: Andrew comprehensive, community-based and
WI ................. Milwaukee.
Kruzich. family centered care infrastructures; and
Phone Number: 301 443–0759. Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: emphasizing prevention within the care
E-Mail: akruzich@hrsa.gov system particularly the prevention of
Preference for funding will be given to
Ryan White Title IV: Existing projects that support a comprehensive, perinatal HIV transmission
Geographic Areas 93.153A coordinated system of HIV care serving Eligibility: Eligible organizations are
children, youth, women and families public or private nonprofit entities that
Legislative Authority: Section 2671 of provide or arrange for primary care.
the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. and are linked with or have initiated
activities to link with clinical trials or Applicants are limited to applicants in
300FF–51—330FF–67. geographic areas where the HIV/AIDS
Purpose: The purpose of the Title IV other research.
Estimated Amount of this epidemic is increasing among women,
funding is to improve access to primary children and adolescents and where
medical care, research, and support Competition: $12,149,255.
Estimated Number of Awards to be other resources targeted to these
services for children, youth, women and populations are limited or non-existent.
Made: 16.
families infected with HIV. Funded Estimated or Average Size of Each Applications to serve the geographic
projects will link clinical research and Award: See the application guidance areas listed below are NOT eligible for
other research with comprehensive care materials. funding:
systems, and improve and expand the Estimated Project Period: 3 years.
coordination of a system of CFDA Number: 93.153A. State Areas
comprehensive care for women, infants, Application Availability Date:
children and youth who are infected/ AL ................. Birmingham.
December 18, 2000.
affected by HIV. Funds will be used to AK ................ Pine Bluff.
Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A. CA ................ Oakland.
support programs that: (1) Cross Application Deadline: April 2, 2001. Fresno.
established systems of care to Projected Award Date: August 1, San Diego.
coordinate service delivery, HIV 2001. San Francisco.
prevention efforts, and clinical research Program Contact Person: Lydia Soto- CT ................ Bridgeport, New Haven,
and other research activities; and (2) Torres, MD. Stamford, Hartford.
address the intensity of service needs, Phone Number: 301 443–9051. DC ................ Statewide.

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State Areas youth (age 13–24) at risk for or infected Development.’’ Specifically, these grants
with HIV in order to identify infected will fund the implementation of State
FL ................. Orlando. youth and enroll them in HIV primary Plans for integrated state information
Ft Lauderdale. care. Grantees will identify additional systems around newborn genetic
Miami. HIV infected youth and develop, screening developed under those
Palm Beach. coordinate and provide support services planning grants. The ultimate purpose is
IL .................. Chicago.
LA ................. New Orleans.
to enroll and maintain them in primary to allow States to be able to provide
Baton Rouge. medical care. Adolescent clients should preventive health data for public health
MA ................ Boston. be enrolled into care early in the functions and individual providers for
Brockton, New Bedford, spectrum of disease and managed improved clinical decision-making at
Springfield, Worcester. throughout the infection. In partnership the point of service delivery. States
MD ................ Statewide. with other Ryan White funded programs funded by this initiative must build on
MI ................. Detroit. or other agencies, applicants will their planning grant activity and address
NH ................ Statewide. integrate youth services into existing the technical obstacles, legal barriers,
NJ ................. Statewide. systems of care to provide access to partnerships required for the initiative,
NY ................ Queens/Elmhurst.
New York City/Northern Man-
comprehensive, coordinated primary sustainability of the projects beyond
hattan. care, research and social support Federal funding, and a plan for program
New York City/Lower Manhat- services. evaluation.
tan & Staten Island. Eligibility: Eligible organizations are Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3.
Stonybrook/Suffolk. public or private nonprofit entities that Funding Priorities and/or Preference:
NC ................ Charlotte. provide or arrange for primary care. State health agencies with a previous
Asheville. Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: GSB grant under, ‘‘Planning Grants for
OH ................ Columbus. Priority will be given to applicants with State Newborn Screening Efforts and
PA ................ Philadelphia. a history of working with youth, Infrastructure Development.’’
PR ................ San Juan. Review Criteria: Final criteria are
especially youth infected with HIV.
RI .................. Statewide.
Priority will be given to projects included in the application kit.
SC ................ Columbia.
TX ................. Ft. Worth. proposed in geographic areas where Estimated Amount of This
Houston. epidemiologic data demonstrate high Competition: $1,500,000.
San Antonio. numbers of infected youth. Preference Estimated Number of Awards: 5 to 7
WA ............... Seattle. will be given to currently funded States.
adolescent programs that have enrolled Estimated or Average Size of Each
Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: significant numbers of HIV infected Award: See the application guidance
Preference for funding may be given to youth into a primary care system during materials.
applicants which help to achieve an the previous project period. Estimated Project Period: 3 years.
equitable geographical distribution of Estimated Amount of This CFDA Number: 93.110A.
programs across all States and Competition: $1,973,000. Application Availability Date:
Territories, especially programs that Estimated Number of Awards To Be December 15, 2000.
provide services in rural or underserved Made: 5. Letter of Intent Deadline: January 15,
communities where the HIV/AIDS Estimated or Average Size of Each 2001.
epidemic is increasing. Award: See the application guidance Application Deadline: February 28,
Estimated Amount of This materials. 2001.
Competition: $1,000,000. CFDA Number: 93.153C. Projected Award Date: June 1, 2001.
Estimated Number of Awards To Be Application Availability Date: 12/18/ Program Contact Person: Michele A.
Made: 5. 2000. Lloyd-Puryear, M.D., Ph.D.
Estimated or Average Size of Each Letter of Intent Deadline: not Phone Number: 301 443–1080.
Award: See the application guidance E-Mail: Cdiener@hrsa.gov
applicable.
materials. Application Deadline: 04/02/01. Genetic Services—Developing Models
Estimated Project Period: 3 years. Projected Award Date: 08/01/01. for the Use of New and Evolving
CFDA Number: 93.153B. Program Contact Person: Lydia Soto- Technology Within Newborn Screening
Application Availability Date: 12/18/ Torres, MD. Programs 93.110A
00. Phone Number: 301 443–9051.
Letter of Intent Deadline: Not Legislative Authority: Social Security
E-Mail: lsoto-torres@hrsa.gov. Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701.
applicable.
Application Deadline: April 2, 2001. Maternal and Child Health Bureau Purpose: The purpose of this grant
Projected Award Date: August 1, activity is to fund two projects that will
Genetic Services, Improving Health Of address issues confronting newborn
2001. Children: Implementation of the State
Program Contact Person: Lydia Soto- genetic screening programs that have
Grants for the Integration of Programs emerged from the use of new and
Torres, MD. and their Information Systems
Phone Number: (301) 443–9051. evolving technologies such as DNA-
93.110A based and tandem mass technology
E-Mail: lsoto-torres@hrsa.gov.
Legislative Authority: Social Security within these newborn screening
Ryan White Title IV for Adolescent Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701. programs. One project will identify
Services 93.153C Purpose: The purpose of this grant models and materials for addressing the
Legislative Authority: Section 2671 of activity is to provide support for financial, ethical, legal and social issues
the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. implementation activities to grantees surrounding the use of this new
300FF–51—330FF–67. who participated in the FY 1999 Genetic technology. The other project will
Purpose: The purpose of this initiative Services Branch’s (GSB) ‘‘Planning identify models and materials for
is to foster and expand systems of health Grants for State Newborn Screening addressing the clinical validity and
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newborn screening programs. All in coalition with public and private Estimated Project Period: 1 year.
projects must also address the assurance community-based providers. CFDA Number: 93.110AA.
of informed consent, patient privacy Review Criteria: Final criteria are Application Availability Date: July 14,
rights, and protection against included in the application kit. 2000.
discrimination. It is proposed that the Estimated Amount of This Application Deadline: September 15,
projects utilize the recommendations Competition: $1,250,000. 2000.
developed by the Newborn Screening Estimated Number of Awards: 15 Projected Award Date: January 1,
Task Force, Serving the Family: From States. 2001.
Birth to the Medical Home, Newborn Estimated or Average Size of Each Program Contact Person: Stuart
Screening: A Blueprint for the Future: Award: See the application guidance Swayze.
Recommendations from the Newborn materials. Phone Number: 301 443–2917.
Screening Task Force. It is expected that Estimated Project Period: 2 years. E-Mail: sswayze@hrsa.gov
the projects will develop models and CFDA Number: 93.110A. Integrated Health and Behavioral Health
materials for the MCHB and for State Application Availability Date: Care for Children, Adolescents, and
newborn genetic screening programs. December 15, 2000. Their Families 93.110AF
Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3. Letter of Intent Deadline: January 15,
Funding Priorities and/or Preference: 2001. Legislative Authority: Social Security
None. Application Deadline: February 28, Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701.
Review Criteria: Final criteria are 2001. Purpose: These two-year planning
included in the application kit. Projected Award Date: June 1, 2001. grants are designed to initiate and
Estimated Amount of This Program Contact Person: Michele A. formalize a working relationship among
Competition: $600,000. Lloyd-Puryear, M.D., Ph.D. community resources, in order to detail
Estimated Number of Awards: 2 Phone Number: 301 443–1080. arrangements for establishing an
States. E-Mail: Cdiener@hrsa.gov integrated program of health service
Estimated Project Period: 3 years. delivery for children, adolescents and
CFDA Number: 93.110A. Nationwide Blood Lead and Erythrocyte their families, in a targeted area with a
Application Availability Date: Protoporphyrin (EP) Proficiency Testing total population of 100,000 to 250,000.
December 15, 2000. Program 93.110AA The combined services are to include
Letter of Intent Deadline: January 15, Legislative Authority: Social Security physical and psychosocial primary
2001. Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701. health care, comprehensive mental
Application Deadline: February 28, Purpose: The purpose of this program health services and substance abuse
2001. is to improve nationwide the prevention and treatment services. The
Projected Award Date: June 1, 2001. performance of laboratories which plan that is produced is to include
Program Contact Person: Michele A.
provide erythrocyte protoporphyrin (EP) attention to organizational structure,
Lloyd-Puryear, M.D., Ph.D.
Phone Number: 301 443–1080. screening tests and blood lead staffing, facilities, information systems
E-Mail: Cdiener@hrsa.gov determinations for childhood lead including protection of confidentiality
poisoning prevention programs and, on and fiscal arrangements.
Genetic Services, State Development request provide technical assistance and Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3.
Grants for Newborn Screening Efforts consultation to health care programs Funding Priorities and/or Preferences:
and Infrastructure Development and providers responsible for the None.
93.110A treatment and management of children Review Criteria: Final criteria are
Legislative Authority: Social Security and adults with elevated blood lead included in the application.
Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701. levels (EBBL). Accurate, timely EP and Estimated Amount of This
Purpose: The purpose of these blood lead testing are critical to the Competition: $200,000.
development grants is to facilitate prevention, diagnosis, treatment and Estimated Number of Awards: 4.
collaborative efforts and the management of children and adults with Estimated or Average Size of Each
development of integrated state EBBL. The applicant organization must Award: See the application guidance
information systems around newborn demonstrate: (1) The capacity to materials.
Estimated Project Period: 2 years.
genetic screening. The grant activity prepare, distribute and process
CFDA Number: 93.110AF.
would support the development of proficiency testing samples for more Application Availability: November
plans for: (1) The integration of the than 400 participating laboratories, (2) 29, 2000.
newborn genetic screening program the ability to remain current and Letter of Intent Deadline: December
with other points of early identification knowledgeable in response to 21, 2000.
of children with genetic conditions and advancements in blood lead collection Application Deadline: January 31,
special health needs, (2) the integration and testing technology, and (3) 2001.
of those systems of early identification competence in the provision, as Projected Award Date: May 1, 2001.
with systems of early intervention, (3) requested, of consultation and technical Program Contact Person: Sue
the retrieval of information from State assistance nationwide to laboratories, Martone.
newborn genetic screening programs by programs and providers responsible for Phone Number: 301 443–4996.
private sector primary care providers, (if the delivery of health and health-related E-Mail: smartone@hrsa.gov
allowed by legislation), and (4) the services to at-risk populations.
facilitation of collaborative efforts Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3. Innovative Models to Analyze and
among public health agency entities and Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: Address Racial, Ethnic, and Geographic
between public health agencies and the None. Disparities in Maternal and Child
private sector around newborn genetic Review Criteria: Final criteria are Health Outcomes 93.110AJ
screening. included in the application kit. Legislative Authority: Social Security
Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3. Estimated Amount of This Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701.
Funding Priorities and/or Preference: Competition: $250,000. Purpose: Racial, ethnic, and
Community/State agency partnerships Estimated Number of Awards: 1. geographic disparities in maternal and

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child health outcomes continue to exist. focal point will also identify gaps and state legislative proposals to expand or
The Maternal and Child Health Bureau establish an infrastructure for women’s improve health insurance to CSHCN;
is committed to identifying strategies for health services. Linkages will be analysis of multiple national data sets to
reducing the disparities. These two-year established across programs, e.g., family provide relevant policy information and
grants are designed to develop planning, breast and cervical cancer, monitor access to care for CSHCN in the
innovative models in the States to domestic violence, chronic disease, public and private sector; and provide
analyze and then address these perinatal health, mental health, etc. The technical support to States on Medicaid
disparities. The grants would cover both resulting integrated and coordinated and Child Health Improvement Program
the analysis of data, and the system of care will provide proposals impacting CSHCN.
development of a model program for comprehensive and continuous health • The second cooperative agreement
addressing disparities. The collection, services to women of reproductive age will support the development and
analysis, and presentation of data in general, as well as to those women dissemination of financing strategies to
should serve as the basis for the who are pregnant or who have recently assure adequate reimbursement for
implementation of a model program. delivered to improve the overall health managed care organizations and
Emphasis should be placed on of women, their infants and families. providers. This includes analyzing the
innovative models both in terms of Eligibility: Any public or private impact of various reimbursement
analysis and program implementation. entity, including an Indian tribe or tribal methodologies on provider networks,
Examples of grant activities could organization (as defined at 25 access to care and risk selection; and
include: (1) Conducting trend analyses U.S.C.450b) is eligible to apply. developing partnerships with key
on maternal and child health outcomes Funding Priorities or Preferences: stakeholders on financing care for
for the purposes of needs assessments; State/Territorial MCH Title V agencies, CSHCN, especially in managed care.
(2) using data linkages and data sharing tribal health agencies or their designees Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3.
to obtain and analyze new information (details will be given in the application Funding Priorities or Preferences:
on disparities for the purposes of guidance). There may be only one Public or nonprofit private entities
program development; or (3) innovative application per State. involved in the study of insurance
uses of geographic information systems Review Criteria: Final criteria are coverage and financing strategies for
for targeting vulnerable populations included in the application kit. children with special health care needs.
with plans for initiatives to reduce Estimated Amount of This Review Criteria: Final criteria are
disparities. Competition: $800,000. included in the application kit.
Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3. Estimated Number of Awards to be Estimated Amount of This
Funding Priorities or Preferences: Any Made: 8. Competition: $725,000.
State or Jurisdiction or their designees. Estimated or Average Size of Each Estimated Number of Awards: 2.
Review Criteria: Final criteria are Award: See the application guidance Estimated Project Period: 4 Years.
included in the application. materials. CFDA Number: 93.110C.
Estimated Amount of This Estimated Project Period: 3 years. Application Availability Date:
Competition: $325,000 annually for two CFDA Number: 93.110 AK. December 1, 2000.
years. Application Availability Date: Letter of Intent Deadline: January 2,
Estimated Number of Awards to be February 1, 2001. 2001.
Made: 4–6. Letter of Intent Deadline: February 23, Application Deadline: February 2,
Estimated or Average Size of Each 2001. 2001.
Award: See the application guidance Application Deadline: March 23, Projected Award Date: June 1, 2001.
materials. 2001. Program Contact Person: Lynda E.
Estimated Project Period: 2 years. Projected Award Date: July 1, 2001. Honberg.
CFDA Number: 93.110AJ. Program Contact Person: Lisa King. Phone Number: 301 443–2370.
Application Availability Date: Phone Number: (301) 443–9739. E-Mail: Lhonberg@hrsa.Gov
December 4, 2000. E-Mail: lking@hrsa.gov
Healthy and Ready to Work (HRTW)
Letter of Intent Deadline: January 2, Assuring Adequate Health Insurance for Services for Children and Youth with
2001. Children with Special Health Care Special Health Needs (CYSHN)
Application Deadline: February 5, Needs (CSHCN) 93.110C 93.110D
2001.
Projected Award Date: May 1, 2001. Legislative Authority: Social Security Legislative Authority: Social Security
Program Contact Person: Dr. Michael Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701 Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701.
Kogan. Purpose: This initiative will provide Purpose: Establish 5 State HRTW
Phone Number: 301 443–8041. national leadership to assure that by the model programs with funds targeted to
E-Mail: mkogan@hrsa.gov year 2010, all families of CSHCN will prepare: (1) Youth and adolescents; (2)
have adequate private and/or public families; and (3) service systems for the
Integrated Comprehensive Women’s insurance to pay for the services they transition of CYSHN to adult health care
Health Services in State MCH Programs need. Three key action steps have been and related services, employment and
93.110AK identified to accomplish this objective: independence. The funded models must
Legislative Authority: Social Security (1) Expand insurance for CSHCN assure that services go beyond medical
Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701 without coverage; (2) assure access to rehabilitation to include engaged
Purpose: The purpose of this program services for insured CSHCN; and (3) dialogue and counseling with CYSHN
is to expand capacity in State MCH strengthen the financing and and their families that supports the
programs to improve women’s health by reimbursement system. setting of future goals and achieving
providing a focal point for women’s Two cooperative agreements will ambitions for education, employment
health and establishing linkages and engage in critical activities to achieve and independence. This should be
building partnerships with community- and monitor this objective: provided developmentally from early
based organizations, academic • One cooperative agreement will childhood through age 25, with
institutions, and federal agencies. This focus on policy analysis of national and discussions and goal setting appropriate

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to the child/adolescent/youth’s age and service systems developed through this Program Contact Person: Tom
maturity level and in a culturally project. Castonguay.
competent context and setting. States Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3. Phone Number: 301 443–2370.
will be required to confront the Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: E-mail: tcastonguay@hrsa.gov.
duplication of effort and lack of None.
Review Criteria: Final criteria are Health Care Information and Education
coordination that currently exists among for Families of Children with Special
state agencies serving this population. included in the application kit.
Estimated Amount of This Health Care Needs 93.110S
Services should include, but not be
limited to: long-term health and Competition: $700,000. Legislative Authority: Social Security
disability management; access to Estimated Number of Awards: 4–6. Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701.
independent living and personal Estimated or Average Size of Each Purpose: The purpose of this
assistance services (when not paid for Award: See the application guidance competition is to support activities
by Medicaid); pre-vocational counseling materials. which will assist families and states
and training; oral health; preparation of Estimated Project Period: 4 years. with the implementation of a national
CFDA Number: 93.110F. network of State based centers
families for a changing role as CYSHN
Application Availability Date: comprised of families and professionals
transition; and capacity building and
November 15, 2000. that will provide:
training of the adult health care Letter of Intent Deadline: December
provider system to receive transitioning a. Health care information and
15, 2000. education to families of children with
CYSHN. Application Deadline: January 22,
Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3 special health care needs; and
2001. b. Information that will assist the
Funding Priorities or Preferences: Projected Award Date: June 1, 2001.
State Title V Children with Special Division of Services for Children with
Program Contact Person: Irene Special Health Needs (DSCSHN )
Health Care Needs programs or their Forsman, M.S., R.N.
designees (details will be given in the integrate these activities/outcomes into
Phone Number: 301 443–2370.
application guidance). E-Mail: iforsman@hrsa.gov the Division’s 2010 Strategic Planning
Review Criteria: Final criteria are activities.
included in the application kit. Medical Home Development Grants Applicants must address the broad
Estimated Amount of This 93.110F population of children with special
Competition: $1,500,000. Legislative Authority: Social Security health care needs by MCHB.
Estimated Number of Awards: 5. Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701 One Cooperative Agreement for a
Estimated or Average Size of Each Purpose: This initiative will support 3 national organizational structure which
Award: See the application guidance year grants to develop a model of will provide technical assistance,
materials. statewide medical home coordinate data collection nationwide,
Estimated Project Period: 4 years. implementation for children with provide national training, related
CFDA Number: 93.110D. special health care needs (CSHCN) and materials and other support as deemed
Application Availability Date: their families. These models will serve necessary to all current state-based
December 1, 2000. as mentors for other States in the information centers and assist other
Letter of Intent Deadline: January 2, national delivery of comprehensive states in planning for or implementing
2001. health care to children with special new state-based information centers. In
Application Deadline: February 23, health care needs and their families. addition, the Cooperative Agreement
2001. Projects will provide for coordination will be responsible for providing
Projected Award Date: June 30, 2001. with the Title V needs assessment requested data concerning these state-
Program Contact Person: Thomas L. activities related to medical home, and based centers to DSCSHN for program
Gloss. project outcomes and evaluation will be planning purposes.
Phone Number: 301 443–2370. Funding is contingent upon the
incorporated into ongoing activities of
E-Mail: tgloss@hrsa.gov availability of funds.
the State Title V Block Grant.
Integrated Services 93.110F Eligibility: 42 CFR 51a.3. Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3.
Funding Priorities or Preferences: Funding Priorities and/or Preferences:
Legislative Authority: Social Security Nationally recognized family
Projects that can demonstrate statewide
Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701 organizations with clearly demonstrated
Purpose: This initiative will support provision of medical homes for children
with special health care needs. national expertise and capacity in
grants to states in partnership with addressing health issues related to
Review Criteria: Final criteria are
communities to establish community CSHCN and their families.
included in the application kit.
integrated service systems for children Estimated Amount of This Estimated Amount of This
with special health care needs (CSHCN), Competition: $888,371. Competition: $500,000 per year.
birth-8, and their families. States will be Estimated Number of Awards: 6. Estimated Number of Awards to be
required to document coordination of Estimated or Average Size of Each Made: 1.
effort among at least three of the six Award: See the application guidance Estimated Project Period: 4 Years.
agencies of the State Interagency materials. CFDA Number: 93.110S.
Coordinating Council (SICC) providing Estimated Project Period: 3 Years. Application Availability Date:
services to children. This must include CFDA Number: 93.110F. September 11, 2000.
common eligibility/enrollment Application Availability Date: August Letter of Intent Deadline: October 16,
application materials, shared data 15, 2000. 2000.
systems, blended funding, and a single Letter of Intent Deadline: September Application Deadline: December 1,
coordinator with whom a family 15, 2000. 2000.
communicates. Applications must Application Deadline: October 16, Projected Award Date: June 1, 2001.
include documentation of partnerships 2000. Program Contact Person: Diana
with at least five communities which Projected Award Date: March 31, Denboba.
will model the community integrated 2001. Phone Number: 301 443–2370.

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E-mail: Ddenboba@HRSA.gov. Program Contact Person: Sue encounters with adolescents and their
Martone. families. It promotes the development of
Partnership for Information and
Phone Number: 301–443–4996. organizational infrastructure at national
Communication (PIC) MCH Cooperative E-mail: smartone@hrsa.gov. and state levels that can effectively
Agreements 93.110G
Breastfeeding Promotion in address adolescent health issues;
Purpose: To provide cooperative enhances intra- and inter-disciplinary
agreements with governmental, Pediatrician’s Office Practices 93.110H.
communication, education and training
professional and private organizations Legislative Authority: Social Security needs relevant to adolescent health; and
represented by leaders concerned with Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701. encourages the growth of collaborative
issues related to maternal and child Purpose: This grant program is effort across disciplines and
health and involved in sustaining designed to: (1) facilitate preparation of professional organizations on behalf of
systems of care and/or providing family providers of obstetrical and pediatric adolescent health and well-being. In
support to persons affected by severe health care in office settings to particular, member organizations will be
illness or injury. Specifically, this effectively promote and manage expected to use the twenty critical
program is designed to facilitate the breastfeeding with the goal to move adolescent health objectives contained
dissemination of new information in a breastfeeding initiation and duration in Healthy People 2010 as a framework
format that will be most useful to them rates toward the Healthy People 2010 for addressing selected adolescent
when developing MCH policies and national health objectives; (2) health issues, based on the disciplinary
programs in the private and public implement strategies to enroll health expertise of the organization, and to
sectors at local state and national levels, care providers working with contribute to States’ efforts to improve
and provides those individuals and underserved population in breastfeeding the health status of adolescents. The
organizations with a means of promotion, support, and technical organizational collaborative will
communicating issues directly to the assistance programs; and (3) encourage approach its efforts from the perspective
Maternal and Child Health program and collaborations between obstetrical, of positive youth development.
to each other. Organizations currently pediatric, and primary health care Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3.
receiving support as part of this providers at the local, state, and regional Funding Priorities and/or Preferences:
cooperative agreement represent State levels. National membership organizations
governors and their staffs; State and Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3. representing the following disciplines:
territorial health officials, nonprofit Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: Health Education, Law, Medicine,
and/or for-profit managed care This competition is limited to: Nutrition/Dietetics, Oral Health,
organizations and coalitions of • Nationally recognized organizations Psychology, Psychiatry, Social Work,
organizations promoting the health of with clearly demonstrated national and Youth Services. Organizations
mothers and infants, national expertise and capacity for addressing representing a coalition of professional
membership organizations representing breastfeeding promotion, support, and membership organizations affiliated
survivors of traumatic brain injury technical assistance issues related to with the specific discipline.
(TBI), providers of emergency medical providers of obstetrical and pediatric Review Criteria: Final criteria are
care for children and representing State medical care to consumers and their included in the application.
Emergency Medical Services programs.. families; and Estimated Amount of This
Legislative Authority: Social Security • Applicants building upon current Competition: $500,000.
Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701. breastfeeding promotion and support Estimated Number of Awards: 5.
Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3. To partnerships with professional Estimated or Average Size of Each
ensure continuity, membership for the organizations and federal agencies. Award: See the application guidance
organizations participating in PIC is Review Criteria: Final criteria are materials.
rotated so that not all project periods included in the application. Estimated Project Period: 5 years.
coincide. For this year, only national Estimated Amount of This CFDA Number: 93.110N.
membership organizations representing Competition: $200,000. Application Availability Date: January
the following groups will be considered Estimated Number of Awards: 1. 22, 2001.
for funding: County health Estimated Project Period: 3 Years. Letter of Intent Deadline: February 23,
policymakers, municipal health CFDA Number: 93.110H. 2001.
policymakers, and State Head Injury Application Availability Date: January Application Deadline: April 20, 2001.
Program Directors. 3, 2001. Projected Award Date: August 1,
Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: Letter of Intent Deadline: March 1, 2001.
N/A. 2001. Program Contact Person: Trina
Review Criteria: Final criteria are Application Deadline: May 1, 2001. Menden Anglin, M.D., Ph.D.
included in the application kit. Projected Award Date: June 1, 2001. Phone Number: 301 443–4291.
Estimated Amount of This Program Contact Person: Carolyn E-mail: Tanglin@HRSA.GOV
Competition: $800,000. Sharbaugh.
Maternal and Child Health Research
Estimated Number of Awards: 3. Phone Number: 301 443–9709.
Program 93.110RS
Estimated or Average Size of Each E-mail: csharbaugh@hrsa.gov
Award: See the application guidance Legislative Authority: Social Security
Partners in Program Planning for Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701.
materials. Adolescent Health 93.110N
Estimated Project Period: 5 years. Purpose: The purpose of this program
Application Availability Date: Legislative Authority: Social Security is to support applied research relating to
November 1, 2000. Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701. maternal and child health services,
Letter of Intent Deadline: December 1, Purpose: The goal of this partnership which show promise of substantial
2000. with a group of national, membership contribution in knowledge, that when
Application Deadline: January 2, organizations is to promote an used in States and communities will
2001. adolescent health agenda among key result in health and health services
Projected Award Date: April 1, 2001. professional disciplines likely to have improvements.

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Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3. and training programs. This program is Estimated Number of Awards: 2.
Funding Priorities and/or Preference: part of a longstanding Health Resources Estimated Project Period: 3 Years.
Fifteen priority issues/questions and Services Administration (HRSA) CFDA Number: 93.110TK.
selected from 11 broadly demarcated Initiative that is coordinated with other Application Availability Date:
areas of program concern, and keyed to HRSA Bureaus and with HRSA’s Office September 15, 2000.
goals and objectives of the Bureau and of Minority Health. Letter of Intent Deadline: October 16,
HRSA strategic plans, will be given Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3. 2000.
special consideration for funding. The Funding Priorities and/or Preference: Application Deadline: December 15,
special consideration consists of a 0.5 Preference will be given to Departments 2000.
point adjustment to the priority score of OB/GYN, Pediatrics and Family Projected Award Date: June 1, 2001.
assigned to an application when Medicine in Historically/Predominantly Program Contact Person: Nanette
recommended for support by the MCH Black medical schools. Pepper, BSRN, M. Ed.
Research Review Committee. Priority Review Criteria: Final criteria are Phone Number: 301 443–2190.
scores range from 1.0 to 5.0, with 1.0 included in the application kit. E-Mail: npepper@hrsa.gov
representing the best score, and 5.0, the Estimated Amount of this Long Term Training in Leadership
poorest. The 15 issues/questions Competition: $685,000. Education in Neurodevelopmental and
selected from the 11 broadly demarcated Estimated Number of Awards: 4. Related Disabilities (Lend) 93.110TM
areas of program concern are detailed in Estimated or Average Size of Each
Award: See the application guidance Legislative Authority: Social Security
the guidance material contained in the
materials. Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701.
application kit. Purpose: The purpose of the Maternal
Review Criteria: Final criteria are Estimated Project Period: 5 years.
CFDA Number: 93.110TD. and Child Health Interdisciplinary
included in the application kit.
Application Availability Dated: Leadership Education in
Estimated Amount of This
November 1, 2000. Neurodevelopmental and Related
Competition: $1,900,000.
Estimated Number of Awards: 10. Letter of Intent Deadline: December 1, Disabilities (LEND) program is to
Estimated or Average Size of Each 2000. improve the health status of infants,
Award: See the application guidance Application Deadline: February 1, children, and adolescents with, or at
materials. 2001. risk for, neurodevelopmental and
Estimated Project Period: 3 to 5 years. Projected Award Date: June 1, 2001. related disabilities, including mental
CFDA Number: 93.110RS. Program Contact Person: Aaron retardation, neurodegenerative and
Application Availability Date: Favors, Ph.D. acquired neurological disorders, and
Continuously. Phone Number: 301 443–0392. multiple handicaps. The educational
Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A. E-Mail: afavors@hrsa.gov curricula emphasize the integration of
Application Deadline: August 1, 2000 services supported by State, local
Public Health Training in Maternal and agencies, organizations, private
& March 1, 2001. Child Health 93.110TK
Projected Award Date: January 1, 2001 providers and communities. The LEND
& July 1, 2001. Legislative Authority: Social Security programs will prepare health
Program Contact Person: Gontran Act, Title V, Section 502, 42 U.S.C. 702. professionals to assist children and their
Lamberty, Dr.P.H. Purpose: The purpose of the Public families to achieve their developmental
Phone Number: 301 443–2190. Health Training in Maternal and Child potentials by forging a community-
E-Mail: glamberty@hrsa.gov Health program is to strengthen the based partnership of health resources
Nation’s maternal and child health and community leadership.
Graduate Medical Education in public health system by broadening the Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3.
Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics and leadership base of the current and future Funding Priorities or Preferences:
Family Practice in Historically/ MCH workforce. Emphasis will be Universities with an accredited medical
Predominately Black Medical Schools placed on developing the public health school which have defined working
93.110TD workforce through innovative strategies departments providing graduate training
Legislative Authority: Social Security that address the special educational in all requisite core disciplines
Act, Title V, Section 502, 42 U.S.C. 701. needs of health professionals who: live identified in the program elements and
Purpose: The primary purpose of this in isolated geographic communities; requirements for MCH Interdisciplinary
program is to enhance the education need to enhance or advance their skills Leadership Education for Children with
and training of residents in obstetrics, while continuing to meet their daily on Neurodevelopmental and Related
adolescent gynecology, family practice, site work and family responsibilities; or Disabilities. Such agreements may be
and/or pediatrics in order to help them are from underserved or either with components of the applicant
provide effective primary care for at- underrepresented populations. institution or with one or more other
risk, underserved populations in Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3. institutions of higher learning through
community-based settings, reduce racial Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: formal affiliation agreements. Although
and cultural disparities in the health Accredited schools of public health or multiple institutions and programs may,
status of these populations, and address other public or nonprofit private and are encouraged to participate, the
the special needs of children, institutions accredited for the provision application must be submitted by the
adolescents, and families of African- of graduate or specialized training in university at which the major medical
American and Hispanic-American public health which are not currently and other health professions schools or
descent. These grants are also intended receiving a grant under the MCH departments are located. Programs must
to stimulate the interest of high school Training in Schools of Public Health already be established in the
and undergraduate students from grant program. specialization area for which
traditionally underserved populations Review Criteria: Final criteria are application is made with documented
in careers in MCH-related health included in the application kit. graduates.
professions by improving the mentoring Estimated Amount of this Review Criteria: Final criteria are
skills of residents in these education Competition: $324,000. included in the application kit.

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Estimated Amount of This Continuing Education and Development infants and young children. The
Competition: $10,300,000. Cooperative Agreement to Advance Center’s work will include the
Estimated Number of Awards: 17 to Education and Program/Policy development of conceptual models for
19. Development in Maternal and Child health and related services as well as
Estimated or Average Size of Each Health 93.110TP. analysis of the utility of various
Award: See the application guidance Legislative Authority: Social Security indicators of health status and well
materials. Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701. being for these age groups.
Estimated Project Period: 5 years. Purpose: The purpose of the Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3.
CFDA Number: 93.110TM. Funding Priorities and/or Preferences:
cooperative agreement(s) is to support a
Application Availability Date: July 7, None.
national program of continuing
2000. Review Criteria: Final criteria are
education and development (CED)
Letter of Intent Deadline: August 7, included in the application.
focusing on education, information, and Estimated Amount of this
2000. public health policy & programs in
Application Deadline: October 12, Competition: $250,000.
maternal and child health. This project Estimated Number of Awards: 1.
2000. will serve as an information/education
Projected Award Date: July 1, 2001. Estimated Project Period: 3 years.
resource that supports efforts in Title V CFDA Number: 93.110TP.
Program Contact Person: Denise data collection and analysis to assist in Application Availability Date: January
Sofka, M.P.H. policy and program development and 22, 2001.
Phone Number: 301 443–0344. evaluation. Further, this project will Letter of Intent Deadline: February 19,
E-Mail: dsofka@hrsa.gov provide continuing education and 2001.
Continuing Education and Development program/policy development efforts to Application Deadline: March 26,
93.110TO improve standards/guidelines (i.e., 2001.
Bright Futures); to improve practices/ Projected Award Date: August 1,
Legislative Authority: Social Security delivery of health care such as nutrition, 2001.
Act, Title V, Section 502, 42 U.S.C. 702. oral health and mental health services Program Contact Person: Phyllis E.
Purpose: Continuing Education and for the MCH population; and support Stubbs-Wynn, M.D.
Development (CED) focuses on additional MCH program activities Phone Number: (301) 443–4489.
increasing leadership skills of MCH through workshops, institutes, seminars, E-Mail: pstubbs@hrsa.gov.
professionals; facilitating timely transfer and distance learning ventures.
and application of new information, Public Policy Analysis and Education
Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3.
research findings and technology related Center for Middle Childhood and
Funding Priorities or Preferences:
to MCH; and updating and improving Adolescent Health 93.110TP
None.
the knowledge and skills of health and Review Criteria: Final criteria are Legislative Authority: Social Security
related professionals in programs included in the application kit. Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701.
serving mothers and children. CED Estimated Amount of This Purpose: The purpose of this Center is
programs will support conduct of short- Competition: Up to $4,000,000. to analyze the effects of public policies,
term, non-degree related courses, Estimated Number of Awards to be regulations and practices at the
workshops, conferences, symposia, Made: Up to 2. community, State and Federal levels on
institutes, and distance learning Estimated Project Period: 5 years. the health, safety and well-being of
strategies and/or development of CFDA Number: 93.110TP. school-aged children, adolescents and
curricula, guidelines, standards of Application Availability Date: their families. As part of its analytical
practice, and educational tools/ November 1, 2000. effort, the Center will use the framework
strategies intended to assure quality Letter of Intent Deadline: December 1, of the twenty critical adolescent health
health care for the MCH population. 2000. objectives contained in Healthy People
Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3. Application Deadline: February 1, 2010 as it considers the effects of States’
Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: 2001. policies on adolescent health status. It
None. Projected Award Date: July 1, 2001. will examine the following domains of
Review Criteria: Final criteria are Program Contact Person: Carol Galaty. health and related services for these age
included in the application kit. Phone Number: 301 443–2778. groups: content, organization, financing,
Estimated Amount of This E-Mail Address: cgalaty@hrsa.gov quality, and accountability. The Center’s
Competition: $300,000. efforts will enhance the knowledge and
Estimated Number of Awards: 8–10. Public Policy Analysis and Education inform the practices of practitioners and
Estimated or Average Size of Each Center for Infant and Early Childhood policy and decision-makers regarding
Award: See the application guidance Health 93.110TP. the short and long-term consequences of
materials. Legislative Authority: Social Security public policies on the health, behavior
Estimated Project Period: 1–3 Years. Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701. and well-being of different populations
CFDA Number: 93.110TO. Purpose: The purpose of this Center is of school-aged children and adolescents.
Application Availability Date: to analyze the effects of public policies, The Center’s work will include the
November 1, 2000. regulations, and practices at the development of conceptual models for
Letter of Intent Deadline: December 1, community, State, and Federal levels on health and related services as well as
2000. the health and well-being of infants and analysis of the utility of various
Application Deadline: January 12, young children and their families. The indicators of health status and well-
2001. Center’s efforts will enhance the being for these age groups. Given the
Projected Award Date: June 1, 2001. knowledge and inform the practices of importance of adolescence to the
Program Contact Person: Diana L. practitioners and policy and decision- shaping of adult behavior and health,
Rule, M.P.H. makers regarding the short and long- the Center will include a focus on
Phone Number: 301 443–2190. term consequences of public policies on developmental and institutional
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adolescence and between adolescence Projected Award Date: June 1, 2001. Healthy Tomorrows Partnership
and adulthood. Program Contact Person: Aaron Cooperative Agreement 93.110VA
Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3. Favors, Ph.D. Legislative Authority: Social Security
Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: Phone Number: 301 443–0392. Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701.
None. E-Mail: afavors@hrsa.gov Purpose: To support activities which
Review Criteria: Final criteria are
Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for improve access and delivery of maternal
included in the application.
Estimated Amount of This Children 93.110V and child health services through
Competition: $250,000. Legislative Authority: Social Security governmental and professional
Estimated Number of Awards: 1. Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701. partnerships. Specifically, the program
Estimated Project Period: 3 years. Purpose: The purpose of this program is designed to promote problem-solving
CFDA Number: 93.110TP. is to support projects for mothers and approaches which enhance community
Application Availability Date: January children that improve access to health and provider participation. This
22, 2001. services and utilize preventive provider partnership will encourage
Letter of Intent Deadline: February 19, strategies. The initiative encourages private sector and other support for
2001. additional support for the private sector improved coordination of and access to
Application Deadline: March 26, and from foundations to form health resources at the community-level
2001. community-based partnerships to for pregnant women, infants and
Projected Award Date: August 1, coordinate health resources for pregnant children. Any national membership
2001. women, infants and children. organization able to demonstrate that it
Program Contact Person: Trina represents a significant group(s) of
Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3.
Menden Anglin, M.D., Ph.D. Matching Requirement: The applicant providers of pediatric services will be
Phone Number: 301 443–4291. considered for funding.
must demonstrate the capability to meet
E-Mail: Tanglin@HRSA.GOV. Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3.
cost participation goals by securing
Continuing Education/Distance matching funds for the second through Funding Priorities and/or Preferences:
Learning 93.110TQ. fifth years of the project. The specific N/A.
requirements are detailed in the Specific program requirements
Legislative Authority: Social Security include:
Act, Title V, 42 U.S.C. 701. application materials.
Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: —Analysis of obstacles (issues and
Purpose: Alternative education
In the interest of equitable geographic contributing factors) to provider
methodologies provide effective and
distribution, special consideration for participation in the delivery of
efficient means by which maternal and
funding will be given to projects from maternal and child health services to
child health (MCH) professionals can
States without a currently funded low-income pregnant women and
enhance and advance their managerial,
project in this category. These States children, as well as involvement in
analytical, administrative and clinical
are: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, problem-solving at the community
skills while continuing to meet their
Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, level.
daily on-site responsibilities. These
Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, —Development of strategies to improve
functions include assessing need;
Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, maternal and child health status and
utilizing data; developing policies and
Nevada, New Hampshire, North systems through collaboration with
programs; addressing and resolving
Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau
problems; monitoring progress and
Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, which promote problem solving at the
evaluating performance. This grant
Wisconsin, Wyoming, American Samoa, community level; encourage provider
program supports the development,
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana participation; and encourage private
implementation, creative utilization,
Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, sector and other support for improved
application and evaluation of distance
Guam, Puerto Rico, Republic of Palau, coordination of and access to health
education opportunities for MCH health
Republic of the Marshall Islands, and resources at the community level.
professionals. Projects will work —Dissemination and effective
collaboratively with each other and the the Virgin Islands.
Review Criteria: Final criteria are communication of concerns and
MCH Bureau to provide technical information pertaining to the issues
assistance in distance education and included in the application kit.
Estimated Amount of This and strategies employed to their
technology to the MCH community. members and other national
Eligibility: 42 CFR Part 51a.3. Competition: $450,000.
Funding Preferences and/or Priorities: Estimated Number of Awards to be organizations.
None. Made: Up to 9. Review Criteria: Final criteria are
Review Criteria: Final criteria are Estimated or Average Size of Each included in the application kit.
included in the application kit. Award: See the application guidance Estimated Amount of This
Estimated Amount of Competition: materials. Competition: Up to $180,000.
$713,000. Estimated Project Period: 5 Years. Estimated Number of Awards to be
Estimated Number of Awards: 3–4. CFDA Number: 93.110V. Made: 1.
Estimated or Average Size of Each Application Availability Date: August Estimated Project Period: Up to 5
Award: See the application guidance 1, 2000. years.
materials. Letter of Intent Deadline: September CFDA Number: 93.110VA.
Estimated Project Period: 3 years. 1, 2000. Application Availability Date: April 2,
CFDA Number: 93.110TQ. Application Deadline: October 2, 2001.
Application Availability Date: 2000. Letter of Intent Deadline: May 1, 2001.
November 1, 2000. Projected Award Date: March 1, 2001. Application Deadline: June 1, 2001.
Letter of Intent Deadline: December 1, Program Contact Person: Maurice Projected Award Date: September 30,
2000. Bryant. 2001.
Application Deadline: January 12, Phone Number: 301 443–2340. Program Contact Person: Maurice
2001. E-Mail: mbryant@hrsa.gov. Bryant.

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Phone Number: 301 443–2340. Phone Number: 301–443–0870. improve linkages between local,
E-Mail: mbryant@hrsa.gov. E-Mail: jhood@hrsa.gov. regional, or State agencies; to
State Systems Development Initiative promulgate standards developed for one
EMSC Implementation 93.127A
(SSDI)—MCH Services Federal Set- region of the State under previous
Legislative Authority: Public Health funding to include the entire State; to
Aside Program 93.110W Service Act Title XIX, Section 1910, 42 devise a plan for coordinating and
Legislative Authority: Social Security U.S.C. 300W–9. funding poison control centers; or to
Act, Title V, Section 502(A)(1) 42 U.S.C. Purpose: This implementation grant assure effective field triage of the child
701. will improve the capacity of a State’s in physical or emotional crisis to
Purpose: The purpose of the State EMS program to address the particular appropriate facilities and/or other
Systems Development Initiative is to needs of children. The implementation resources.
assist State Agency MCH and CSHCN grant is used to assist States in Eligibility: States and accredited
programs in the building of State and integrating research-based knowledge schools of medicine are eligible
community infrastructure that results in and state-of-the-art systems applicants.
comprehensive, community-based development approaches into the Funding Priorities or Preferences:
systems of care for all children and their existing State EMS, MCH, and CSHCN None.
families. During this time of government systems, using the experience and Review Criteria: Final criteria are
performance results accountability and products of previous EMSC grantees. included in the application kit.
demand for more accurate program data, The applicant is encouraged to consider Estimated Amount of This
the SSDI Program will be very focused. activities that: (1) address identified Competition: $700,000.
FY 01 applications must concentrate on needs within their State EMS system Estimated Number of Awards: 7.
Title V Block Grant needs assessment, and that lay the groundwork for Estimated or Average Size of Each
performance and outcome measures, permanent changes in that system; (2) Award: See the application guidance
and the core Health Status Indicator #8 develop or monitor pediatric EMS materials.
regarding Data Capacity. HRSA’s capacity; and (3) will be Estimated Project Period: 3 years.
strategic goal is ‘‘Assure 100% access to institutionalized within the State EMS CFDA Number: 93.127C.
health care and zero health disparities system. Application Availability Date:
for all Americans.’’ As part of their Eligibility: States and accredited September 1, 2000.
ongoing needs assessment activities, schools of medicine are eligible Letter of Intent Deadline: October 2,
states will be expected to make vigorous applicants. 2000.
and determined efforts to identify and Funding Priorities or Preferences: Application Deadline: November 1,
eliminate health disparities. States will None. 2000.
be expected to focus SSDI resources on Review Criteria: Final criteria are Projected Award Date: March 1, 2001.
establishing or improving the data included in the application kit. Program Contact Person: Maria T.
linkages between birth records and (1) Estimated Amount of This Baldi.
infant death certificates, (2) Medicaid Competition: $250,000. Phone Number: 301 443–6192.
eligibility or paid claims files, (3) WIC Estimated Number of Awards: 1. E-Mail: mbaldi@hrsa.gov
eligibility files, and (4) newborn Estimated Project Period: 3 years.
screening files; and establishing or EMSC Targeted Issue 93.127D
CFDA Number: 93.127A.
improving access to (1) hospital Application Availability Date: Legislative Authority: Public Health
discharge surveys, (2) a birth defects September 1, 2000. Service Act, Title XIX, Section 1910, 42
surveillance system, (3) survey of recent Letter of Intent Deadline: October 2, U.S.C. 300W–9.
mothers at least every two years, and (4) 2000. Purpose: Targeted issue grants are
survey of adolescent health and Application Deadline: November 1, intended to address specific, focused
behaviors at least every two years. 2000. issues related to the development of
Eligibility: 42 CFR 51a.3. Competition Projected Award Date: March 1, 2001. EMSC knowledge and capacity with the
is limited to competing renewal Program Contact Person: Maria T. intent of advancing the state-of-the-art,
applications from the 59 State Title V Baldi. and creating tools or knowledge that
agencies. Phone Number: 301–443–6192. will be helpful nationally. Proposals
Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: E-Mail: mbaldi@hrsa.gov. must have well-conceived methodology
N/A. for analysis and evaluation. Targeted
Review Criteria: Final criteria are EMSC Partnerships 93.127C issue priorities have been identified
included in the application kit. Legislative Authority: Public Health based on the EMSC Five Year Plan. The
Estimated Amount of This Service Act, Title XIX, Section 1910, 42 targeted issue priorities are: cost-benefit
Competition: $5,300,000. U.S.C. 300W–9. analysis related to EMSC, implications
Estimated Number of Awards To Be Purpose: State partnership grants will of managed care for EMSC, evaluations
Made: 59. fund activities that represent the next of EMSC components, models for
Estimated or Average Size of Each logical step or steps to take to improving the care of culturally distinct
Award: See the application guidance institutionalize EMSC within EMS and populations, evaluation of systems for
materials. to continue to improve and refine provision of emergency health care
Estimated Project Period: 2 years.
CFDA Number: 93.110W. EMSC. Proposed activities should be within day care and/or school settings,
Application Availability Date: consistent with documented needs in and evaluation of family-centered care
February 13, 2001. the State and should reflect a logical models. Proposals may be submitted on
Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A. progression in enhancing pediatric emerging issues that are not included in
Application Deadline: July 13, 2001. capabilities. For example, funding might the identified priorities. However, any
Projected Award Date: September 30, be used to address problems identified such proposal must demonstrate
2001. in the course of a previous relevance to the Plan and must make a
Program Contact Person: Jerry Hood, implementation grant; to increase the persuasive argument that the issue is
M.A. involvement of families in EMSC; to particularly critical.

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Eligibility: States and accredited Application Deadline: April 2, 2001. Review Criteria: Final criteria are
schools of medicine are eligible Projected Award Date: July 1, 2001. included in the application kit.
applicants. Program Contact Person: Cindy Doyle. Estimated Amount of This
Funding Priorities or Preferences: Phone Number: 301 443–3888. Competition: $250,000.
None. E-Mail: Cdoyle@hrsa.gov Estimated Number of Awards: 1.
Review Criteria: Final criteria are Clinical Practice Guidelines for Estimated Project Period: 3 years.
included in the application kit. CFDA Number: 93.127H.
Emergency Care of Children 93.127i
Estimated Amount of This Application Availability Date: January
Competition: $1,200,000. Legislative Authority: Public Health 2, 2001.
Estimated Number of Awards: 8. Service Act, Title XIX, Section 1910, 42 Letter of Intent Deadline: February 1,
Estimated or Average Size of Each U.S.C. 300W–9. 2001.
Award: See the application guidance Purpose: To develop a set of clinical Application Deadline: March 1, 2001.
materials. practice guidelines applicable to all Projected Award Date: June 1, 2001.
Estimated Project Period: 2–3 years. medical personnel who are responsible Program Contact Person: Cindy Doyle.
CFDA Number: 93.127D. for treating children’s emergency Phone Number: 301–443–3888.
Application Availability Date: conditions (e.g., pediatricians, family E-Mail: Cdoyle@hrsa.gov
September 1, 2000. practitioners, nurse practitioners,
emergency department physicians, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)—State
Letter of Intent Deadline: October 2,
physician associates). The purpose of Implementation Grants 93.234A
2000.
Application Deadline: November 1, these guidelines will be to improve care Legislative Authority: Public Health
2000. for common problems that children Service Act, Title XII, Section 1242, 42
Projected Award Date: March 1, 2001. present in emergency departments and U.S.C. 300d–42.
Program Contact Person: Cindy Doyle. doctors’ offices. These guidelines will Purpose: The purpose of this grant
Phone Number: 301 443–3888. be based on an assessment of published program is to improve health and other
E-Mail: cdoyle@hrsa.gov. research and will permit accumulating services for people who have sustained
Pediatric Injury Surveillance System valid summary statistics. a traumatic brain injury (TBI).
93.127J Eligibility: States and accredited Implementation grants provide funding
schools of medicine are eligible to assist States in moving toward
Legislative Authority: Public Health applicants. statewide systems that assure access to
Service Act, Title XIX, Section 1910, 42 Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: comprehensive and coordinated TBI
U.S.C. 300W–9. None. services.
Purpose: To develop an infrastructure Review Criteria: Final criteria are Eligibility: State governments.
for the purpose of collecting and included in the application kit. Funding Priorities or Preferences:
analyzing information on pediatric Estimated Amount of This None.
injuries to develop effective prevention Competition: $500,000. Matching Requirement: The State is
and treatment strategies. Data collection Estimated Number of Awards: 1. required to contribute, in cash, not less
sites included in the sampling frame Estimated Project Period: 3 years. than $1 for each $2 of Federal funds
will be dispersed throughout the U.S., CFDA Number: 93.127i. provided under the grant.
providing a mechanism to generate Application Availability Date: April 2, Review Criteria: Final criteria are
national estimates of childhood injury. 2001. included in the application kit.
Data elements contained within the Letter of Intent Deadline: May 1, 2001. Estimated Amount of This
database will be map-able to elements in Application Deadline: June 1, 2001. Competition: $1,000,000.
other national injury registries, allowing Projected Award Date: September 1, Estimated Number of Awards: 5.
large databases to be easily 2001. Estimated or Average Size of Each
consolidated. A subset of the Program Contact Person: Cindy Doyle. Award: See the application guidance
surveillance data points will include Phone Number: 301 443–3888. materials.
both prehospital and short-term E-Mail: cdoyle@hrsa.gov Estimated Project Period: 3 years.
functional status data collected at CFDA Number: 93.234A.
A Color-Coded System for Equipment
hospital discharge. Data will be linked Application Availability Date:
and Medication for Pediatric
to vital statistics records, extending the September 1, 2000.
Resuscitation 93.127H
data collection window and facilitating Letter of Intent Deadline: November 1,
research questions associated with the Legislative Authority: Public Health 2000.
continuum of care among injured Service Act, Title XIX, Section 1910, 42 Application Deadline: December 1,
children. U.S.C. 300W–9. 2000.
Eligibility: States and accredited Purpose: To demonstrate the Projected Award Date: April 1, 2001.
schools of medicine. effectiveness of a color-coded system, Program Contact Person: Betty
Funding Priorities or Preferences: which allows access to accurate Hastings, MSW.
None. precalculated medication doses and Phone Number: 301 443–5599.
Review Criteria: Final criteria are equipment sizes, and emergency E-Mail: bhastings@hrsa.gov
included in the application kit. treatments for critically ill and injured
children. The effectiveness of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)—State
Estimated Amount of This
implementing a color-coding system in Planning Grants 93.234B
Competition: $500,000.
Estimated Number of Awards: 1. the clinical setting will be appropriately Legislative Authority: Public Health
Estimated Project Period: 3 years. evaluated using scientifically based data Service Act, Title XII, Section 1242, 42
CFDA Number: 93.127J. collection and analysis techniques. U.S.C. 300d–42.
Application Availability Date: Eligibility: Accredited Schools of Purpose: The purpose of this grant
February 1, 2001. Medicine and States. program is to improve health and other
Letter of Intent Deadline: March 1, Funding Priorities or Preferences: services for people who have sustained
2001. None. a traumatic brain injury (TBI).

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Implementation grants provide funding Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: Estimated Project Period: 2 years.
to assist States in moving toward State/Territorial MCH Title V agencies, CFDA Number: 93.926D.
statewide systems that assure access to tribal health agencies or their designees, Application Availability Date:
comprehensive and coordinated TBI or state/territorial programs that have December 21, 2000.
services. not previously been awarded a state Letter of Intent Deadline: January 29,
Eligibility: State governments. Mortality/Morbidity Review Support 2001.
Funding Priorities or Preferences: Program grant and where at least two or Application Deadline: February 23,
None. more review processes co-exist and 2001.
Matching Requirement: The State is multiple review committees exist for a Projected Award Date: July 1, 2001.
required to contribute, in cash, not less given process within the State. Program Contact Person: Beverly
than $1 for each $2 of Federal funds Review Criteria: Final criteria are Wright.
provided under the grant. included in the application kit.
Review Criteria: Final criteria are Phone Number: 301–443–8427.
Estimated Amount of This
included in the application kit. E-Mail: bwright@hrsa.gov
Competition: Up to $600,000.
Estimated Amount of this Estimated Number of Awards To Be Healthy Start Initiative—Eliminating
Competition: $375,000. Made: 4. Disparities in Perinatal Health 93.926E
Estimated Number of Awards: 5. Estimated or Average Size of Each
Estimated or Average Size of Each Award: See the application guidance Legislative Authority: Section 301,
Award: See the application guidance materials. Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C.
materials. Estimated Project Period: 3 years. 241.
Estimated Project Period: 2 years. CFDA Number: 93.926C. Purpose: The purpose of this program
CFDA Number: 93.234B. Application Availability Date: is to address significant disparities in
Application Availability Date: November 20, 2000. perinatal health indicators including
September 1, 2000. Letter of Intent Deadline: December disparities among Hispanics, American
Letter of Intent Deadline: November 1, 18, 2000. Indians, African Americans, Alaska
2000. Application Deadline: January 29, Natives, Asian/Pacific Islanders,
Application Deadline: December 1, 2001. immigrant populations, or differences
2000. Projected Award Date: June 1, 2001. occurring by education, income,
Projected Award Date: April 1, 2001. Program Contact Person: Brenda Lisi. disability, or living in rural/isolated
Program Contact Person: Betty Phone Number: 301 443–9991. areas by enhancing a community’s
Hastings, MSW. E-Mail: Blisi@hrsa.gov
Phone Number: 301 443–5599. service system. To address these
E-Mail: bhastings@hrsa.gov The Perinatal Systems and Women’s indicators, it is anticipated that the
Health National Resource Center proposed scope of project services will
State Mortality Review Support Program 93.926D cover preconceptional, pregnancy, and
93.926C interconceptional phases for women
Legislative Authority: Section 301 of
Legislative Authority: Section 301, and infants residing in the proposed
the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C.
Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. project area. To promote longer
241.
241. Purpose: The Division of Perinatal interconceptional periods and prevent
Purpose: The purpose of this program Systems and Women’s Health provides relapses of unhealthy risk behaviors,
is to enable State Maternal and Child national leadership in coordinating and services are to be given to both mother
Health programs to stimulate, promote, disseminating resources developed and infant through the infant’s second
coordinate, and sustain mortality and through innovative national programs year of life. Funding would be made
morbidity review programs at state and that focus on perinatal and women’s available to community-based projects
local levels. The findings and health. These resources contribute to which have: (1) significant disparities in
recommendations from these review reduction in disparities in perinatal perinatal indicators which contribute to
programs are used to build MCH health and improvement of the quality high infant mortality rates, among one
capacity by enhancing needs and comprehensiveness of systems of or more subpopulations; (2) an existing
assessment, policy development, and perinatal and women’s health care. The active consortia of stakeholders which
quality improvement efforts. The intent National Resource Center will serve have underway a perinatal disparity
of this program is two-fold: (1) use local communities and community-based reduction initiative for at least one year;
findings at State MCH level for capacity organizations; professional, academic, and, (3) a feasible plan to reduce
building, and (2) improve coordination and provider organizations; and the barriers, improve the local perinatal
between two or more types of review general public. The resource center will system of care, and work towards
processes that co-exist in the State. In focus on the following functions: library eliminating existing disparities in
particular, these programs will assist and resource development, perinatal health. These sites must have
states in improving the health of dissemination, communication and or plan to implement/adapt Healthy
mothers and children through MCH continuing education. Start strategies of consortium, case
programming and infrastructure Eligibility: Any public or private management, and outreach services in a
building. Fetal and Infant Mortality entity, including an Indian tribe or tribal culturally and linguistically sensitive
Review (FIMR), maternal mortality organization (as defined at 25 U.S.C. manner. In addition, they must
review, and child fatality review are 450b) is eligible to apply. demonstrate existing/planned
priorities for the focus of this program. Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: collaborations with key State and local
Eligibility: Any public or private N/A. services and resource systems. Such key
entity, including an Indian tribe or tribal Review Criteria: Final criteria are State and local resources include Title
organization (as defined at 25 U.S.C. included in the application kit. V, Title X, Title XIX, Title XXI, WIC,
450b) is eligible to apply. There may be Estimated Amount of This Enterprise Communities/ Empowerment
only one application per state (details Competition: Up to $800,000. Zones, federally funded Community and
will be given in the application Estimated Number of Awards To Be Migrant Health Centers, federally
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projects, and Indian/Tribal Health culturally and linguistically sensitive conceptional women who are
Services. manner. experiencing depression and other
Eligibility: Any public or private Eligibility: Any public or private disorders in appropriate mental health
entity, including an Indian tribe or tribal entity, including an Indian tribe or tribal services. The result of these activities
organization (as defined at 25 U.S.C. organization (as defined at 25 U.S.C. will be improved health outcomes for
450b) is eligible to apply. 450b) is eligible to apply. women and their families.
Funding Preferences/Priorities: Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: Eligibility: Any public or private
Communities in States and Territories None. entity, including an Indian tribe or tribal
which will not have a federally-funded Special Considerations: National organization (as defined at 25 U.S.C.
Healthy Start project after July 1, 2001 geographic distribution. 450b) is eligible to apply.
(details will be given in the application Review Criteria: Final criteria are Funding Priorities and/or Preferences:
guidance). included in the application kit. State/Territorial Title V agencies, tribal
Special Considerations: National Estimated Amount of This health agencies or their designees
geographic distribution as well as Competition: Up to $7,000,000. (details will be given in the application
urban/rural. Estimated Number of Awards To Be guidance). Only one application will be
Review Criteria: Final criteria are Made: Up to 25. accepted per State/Territory.
included in the application kit. Estimated or Average Size of Each Review Criteria: Final criteria are
Estimated Amount of this Award: See the application guidance included in the application kit.
Competition: Up to $59,840,000. materials. Estimated Amount of This
Estimated Number of Awards To Be Estimated Project Period: 4 years. Competition: Up to $2,000,000.
Made: Up to 59. CFDA Number: 93.926K. Estimated Number of Awards To Be
Estimated or Average Size of Each Application Availability Date: Made: Up to 10.
Award: See the application guidance December 8, 2000. Estimated or Average Size of Each
materials. Letter of Intent Deadline: January 12, Award: See the application guidance
Estimated Project Period: 4 years. 2001. materials.
CFDA Number: 93.926E. Application Deadline: February 16, Estimated Project Period: 4 years.
Application Availability Date: 2001. CFDA Number: 93.926L.
December 1, 2000. Projected Award Date: July 1, 2001. Application Availability Date:
Letter of Intent Deadline: January 5, Program Contact Person: Brenda Lisi. October 18, 2000.
2001. Phone Number: 301–443–9991. Letter of Intent Deadline: November
Application Deadline: February 6, E-Mail: blisi@hrsa.gov 17, 2000.
2001. Improving Women’s Health Through Application Deadline: December 21,
Projected Award Date: June 1, 2001. Screening and Intervention for 2000.
Program Contact Person: Maribeth Depression During or Around the Time Projected Award Date: April 1, 2001.
Badura. of Pregnancy 93.926L Program Contact Person: Karen
Phone Number: 301–443–8283. Hench.
E-Mail: mbadura@hrsa.gov Legislative Authority: Section 301, Phone Number: 301–443–9708.
Public Health Service Act. E-Mail: khench@hrsa.gov
Interconception Care for High-Risk Purpose: The purpose of this program
Women and Their Infants 93.926K is to promote systems of care that Healthy Start Initiative—State
Legislative Authority: Section 301, address gaps in routine screening and Infrastructure Initiatives 93.926M
Public Health Service Act. skilled assessment for depression during Legislative Authority: Section 301,
Purpose: The purpose of this program or around the time of pregnancy and to Public Health Service Act.
is to improve the health of high-risk enhance linkages to community-based Purpose: This grant is intended to
women and their infants and to avoid intervention services for depression that facilitate State infrastructure/capacity
future adverse pregnancy outcomes. are age and culturally specific for development to address and support
This initiative will support women of reproductive age. Proposals local communities funded under federal
communities to enroll high-risk women must target pregnant and postpartum Healthy Start, disparities in perinatal
at the time of delivery in the hospital women but may also target women health, including disparities among
and follow these high-risk women and contemplating pregnancy (e.g., pre- Hispanics, American Indians, African
their infants for two years or through the conceptional). Funded programs may be Americans, Alaska Natives, Asian/
next pregnancy, ensuring they are statewide or target a geographic area Pacific Islanders, immigrant
enrolled in the health care system for within a particular state. Activities populations, or differences occurring by
appropriate care and follow-up. considered for funding include but are education, income, disability or living
Proposals must target postpartum not limited to statewide or community in rural/isolated areas. Activities may
women who delivered a live infant or needs assessment, system planning and include: technical assistance to
who sustained a fetal loss without program implementation based on communities in particular those
receipt of prenatal care. Funded needs assessment findings and other communities with Healthy Start
programs must demonstrate a significant data (e.g. evidence-based), outreach, programs; integration of existing State
need in their population and may be provider training, consumer education, service systems to support
statewide or focused on a smaller program evaluation and an comprehensive perinatal and women’s
geographic area. Required project infrastructure building network of health systems in communities;
activities include early identification of community prenatal and family consortium/council development;
these high-risk women and increasing planning providers and mental health dissemination of best practices
the sustained participation of these service providers that will lead to early developed nationally and within the
women and infants in existing health identification and increased capacity to state; professional and paraprofessional
and related services beyond the effectively screen, perform skilled development; increased data capacity;
postpartum period. All proposed assessment and successfully engage and enhanced capacity for community-
activities must be provided in a pregnant, postpartum and pre- based planning.

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Eligibility: Any public or private Funding Priorities or Preferences: Application Deadline: June 1
entity, including an Indian Tribe or Communities meeting the established (Approximate).
Tribal Organization (as defined at 25 HSI Border Health criteria in States Projected Award Date: September 1
U.S.C. 450b) is eligible to apply. which will not have a federally-funded (Approximate).
Funding Priorities or Preferences: Healthy Start border project after July 1, Program Contact Person: Julia
State/Territorial MCH Title V agencies, 2001 (details will be given in the Tillman.
tribal health agencies or their designees application guidance). Phone Number: 301–443–0536.
(details will be given in the application Review Criteria: Final criteria are E-Mail Address: jtillman@hrsa.gov
guidance). included in the application kit. Association of State and Territorial
Review Criteria: Final criteria are Estimated Amount of This Health Officials (ASTHO) 93.000
included in the application kit. Competition: Up to $1,000,000.
Estimated Amount of This Estimated Number of Awards to be Legislative Authority: Section 301 of
Competition: $7,500,000. Made: Up to 2 projects. the Public Health Service Act [42 U.S.C.
Estimated Number of Awards To Be Estimated Project Period: 4 years. 241], as amended.
Made: 59. CFDA Number: 93.926N. Purpose: The purpose of this project
Estimated or Average Size of Each Application Availability Date: is to address the health care needs of the
Award: See the application guidance December 1, 2000. underserved and vulnerable
materials. Letter of Intent Deadline: January 5, populations, the needs of health care
Estimated Project Period: 4 years. 2001. providers who serve vulnerable
CFDA Number: 93.926M. Application Deadline: February 6, populations, and related public health
Application Availability Date: 2001. issues. The cooperative agreement will
October 6, 2000. Projected Award Date: June 1, 2001. support HRSA’s mission by assisting the
Letter of Intent Deadline: November 9, Program Contact Person: Donna Association of State and Territorial
2000. Hutten. Health Officials (ASTHO) in developing
Application Deadline: December 8, Phone Number: 301–443–8427. and convening State and territorial
2000. E-Mail Address: dhutten@hrsa.gov
Projected Award Date: May 1, 2001. policy forums and provide educational
Program Contact Person: Angela Office of the Administrator and resource materials emanating from
Hayes-Toliver. these forums for State and territorial
Community Access Program 93.252 policymakers on the above areas.
Phone Number: (301) 443–5136.
E-Mail Address: ahayes@hrsa.gov Legislative Authority: PHS Act, Eligibility: Assistance will be
Section 301 [A legislative proposal for provided only to the ASTHO. No other
Healthy Start Initiative (HSI)— program-specific authority has been applications are solicited. There is no
Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal ongoing group that can convene the
submitted to Congress by the
Health—Border Health 93.926N high-ranking decision-makers
Administration. If program authority is
Legislative Authority: Section 301, not enacted this year, the program representing State and Territorial health
Public Health Service Act. would continue to operate under the officials’ interests around an issue of
Purpose: To enhance a border demonstration authority in Section 301.] importance to HRSA. This group will
community’s perinatal service system to Purpose: To assist communities and facilitate communication on current and
address significant disparities and consortia of health care providers to emerging strategies addressing common
deficiencies in perinatal health which develop the infrastructure necessary to priorities, and will enable HRSA to
contribute to infant mortality. To fully develop or strengthen integrated better leverage limited resources by
address these indicators, it is health systems of care that coordinate improving planning and program design
anticipated that the proposed scope of health services for the uninsured. to complement other public and private
project services will cover Eligibility: Applications may be sector initiatives serving the needs of
preconceptional, pregnancy, and submitted by public or non-profit the same populations.
interconceptional phases for women entities who demonstrate a commitment Funding Priorities or Preferences:
and infants residing in the proposed to and experience with providing a None.
project area. Services are to be given to continuum of care to uninsured Estimated Amount of This
both mother and infant through the individuals. Each applicant must Competition: $100,000.
infant’s second year of life to promote represent a community-wide coalition Estimated Number of Awards To Be
longer interconceptional periods and that includes local health care providers Made: 1.
lower recidivism/prevent relapses of who have traditionally provided care to Estimated Project Period: In
unhealthy risk behaviors. The selected the community’s uninsured and anticipation of Fiscal Year (FY) 2001
communities must be within 62 miles of underinsured regardless of ability to funding, HRSA announces its intention
the US-Mexican border, have high pay. The consortium may include to award a cooperative agreement which
incidence of poor perinatal indicators, private sector health care providers and will begin on or after October 1, 2000,
have an active consortia of stakeholders organizations. and will be for a 12-month budget
and consumers, and plan to implement Funding Priorities and/or Preference: period with a project period of 5 years.
or adapt Healthy Start methods of None. Funding estimates may vary and are
intervention in a culturally and Estimated Amount of This subject to change.
linguistically sensitive manner. Competition: $100 million. CFDA Number: 93.000.
Eligibility: Any public or private Estimated Number of Awards To Be Application Availability Date: (To be
entity, including an Indian tribe or tribal Made: 100 new awards. determined).
organization (as defined at 25 U.S.C. Estimated Project Period: 1 year. Application Deadline: (To be
450b) that directly serves the target CFDA Number: 93.252. determined).
population in the communities within Application Availability Date: Projected Award Date: On or after
62 miles of the US-Mexican border and December 1, 2000 (Approximate). October 1, 2000.
who meet the established HSI Border Letter of Intent Deadline: January 15, Program Contact Person: Diane
Health criteria is eligible to apply. 2001 (Approximate). Rodill, Ph.D.

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Phone Number: 301 443–4034. National Conference of State Purpose: The purpose of this project
E-Mail: drodill@hrsa.gov Legislatures (NCSL) 93.000 is to support HRSA’s mission by
Legislative Authority: Section 301 of assisting the Public Health Foundation
National Association of County and City (PHF) in clearinghouse and
Health Officials (NACCHO) 93.000 the Public Health Service Act [42 U.S.C.
241], as amended. infrastructure activities, including but
Legislative Authority: Section 301 of Purpose: The purpose of this project not limited to: Expanding and
the Public Health Service Act (2 U.S.C. is to address the health care needs of the maintaining a workforce development
241), as amended. underserved and vulnerable clearinghouse for use by health agencies
populations, the needs of health care and other community health system
Purpose: The purpose of this project
providers who serve vulnerable organizations on issues that relate to
is to address the health care needs of the
populations, and related public health health care access for underserved and
underserved and vulnerable
issues. The cooperative agreement with vulnerable populations, to include the
populations, the needs of health care
NCSL will support HRSA’s mission in prevention, early detection, and control
providers who serve vulnerable
developing and convening State of disease, and strengthening the public
populations, and related public health
Legislative policy forums and provide health infrastructure in the health
issues; and support HRSA’s mission by
educational and resource materials agencies and other community health
assisting NACCHO in developing and
emanating from these forums for State system organizations; developing,
convening county and city policy
Legislature policymakers on the above printing, and distributing articles,
forums and provide educational and
areas. reports, tools, or other documents
resource materials emanating from these
Eligibility: Assistance will be relating to health care access, unmet
forums for county and city policymakers
provided only to the National population needs, provider capacity, the
on the above areas.
Conference of State Legislatures. No uses of existing data systems to address
Eligibility: Assistance will be health care needs, other infrastructure
provided only to the National other applications are solicited. There is
no ongoing group that can convene the issues, and private sector population-
Association of County and City Health based initiatives.
Officials. No other applications are high-ranking decision-makers
representing State Legislatures’ interests Eligibility: Assistance will be
solicited. There is no other ongoing
around an issue of importance to HRSA. provided only to the PHF. No other
group that can convene the high-ranking
This group will facilitate applications are solicited. PHF is the
decision-makers representing county
communication on current and only national, non-profit, and non-
and city health officials’ interests
emerging strategies addressing common membership organization that serves as
around an issue of importance to HRSA.
priorities, and will enable HRSA to a public health ‘‘think tank’’ around
This group will facilitate
better leverage limited resources by public health infrastructure issues, and
communication on current and
improving planning and program design is also dedicated to supporting and
emerging strategies addressing common
to complement other public and private advancing efforts of local, state, and
priorities, and will enable HRSA to
sector initiatives serving the needs of Federal public health agencies and
better leverage limited resources by
the same populations. health systems to promote and protect
improving planning and program design
Funding Priorities and/or Preference: the health of people within their
to complement other public and private
NA. respective jurisdictions.
sector initiatives serving the needs of
the same populations. Estimated Amount of This Funding Priorities and/or Preference:
Competition: $100,000. NA.
Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: Estimated Number of Awards to Be
N/A. Estimated Amount of This
Made: 1. Competition: $50,000.
Estimated Amount of This Estimated Project Period: In
Competition: $100,000. anticipation of Fiscal Year (FY) 2001 Estimated Number of Awards to Be
Estimated Number of Awards to Be funding, HRSA announces its intention Made: 1.
Made: 1. to award a cooperative agreement which Estimated Project Period: In
Estimated Project Period: In will begin on or after October 1, 2000, anticipation of Fiscal Year (FY) 2001
anticipation of Fiscal Year (FY) 2001 and will be for a 12-month budget funding, HRSA announces its intention
funding, HRSA announces its intention period with a project period of 5 years. to award a cooperative agreement which
to award a cooperative agreement which Funding estimates may vary and are will begin on or after October 1, 2000,
will begin on or after October 1, 2000, subject to change. and will be for a 12-month budget
and will be for a 12-month budget CFDA Number: 93.000. period with a project period of 5 years.
period with a project period of 5 years. Application Availability Date: (To be Funding estimates may vary and are
Funding estimates may vary and are determined). subject to change.
subject to change. Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A. CFDA Number: 93.000.
Application Deadline: (To be Application Availability Date: (To be
CFDA Number: 93.000.
determined). determined).
Application Availability Date: (To be Projected Award Date: On or after
determined). October 1, 2000. Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A.
Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A. Program Contact Person: Diane Application Deadline: (To be
Application Deadline: May 30, 2000. Rodill, Ph.D. determined).
Projected Award Date: On or after Phone Number: 301 443–4034. Projected Award Date: On or after
October 1, 2000. E-Mail: drodill@hrsa.gov October 1, 2000.
Program Contact Person: Diane Public Health Foundation (PHF) 93.000 Program Contact Person: Diane
Rodill, Ph.D. Rodill, Ph.D.
Legislative Authority: Section 301 of
Phone Number: 301 443–4034. the Public Health Service Act [42 U.S.C. Phone Number: 301 443–4034.
E-Mail: drodill@hrsa.gov 241], as amended. E-Mail: drodill@hrsa.gov

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Pacific Islands Health Officers E-Mail: LAraki@hrsa.gov Matching or Cost Sharing
Association 93.000 Requirement: None.
Office of Rural Health Policy Eligibility: Rural public or nonprofit
Legislative Authority: Sections 301,
330(A), 330(k), 761(b), 767 of the Public State Rural Hospital Flexibility Program private organization that is or represents
Health Service Act, as amended, and 93.241 a network which includes three or more
Sections 509 and 711 of the Social Legislative Authority: Section 1820 of health care providers or other entities
Security Act, as amended. the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. that provide or support the delivery of
Purpose: This is a grant program for 1395I–4) as amended in Public Law health care services. The administrative
the Research Corporation of the 105–33 sec. 4201. headquarters of the organization must
University of Hawaii Special Projects Purpose: The purpose of this grant be located in a rural county or in a rural
program to support the Pacific Islands program is to help states work with census tract of an urban county, or an
Health Officers Association (PIHOA), rural communities and hospitals to organization constituted exclusively to
which serves as a regional health policy develop and implement a rural health provide services to migrant and seasonal
body for the six Pacific Basin plan, develop integrated networks of farm workers in rural areas and
jurisdictions. PIHOA was established in care, improve emergency medical supported under Section 330(g) of the
1986 as a formal mechanism to discuss services, designate critical access Public Health Service Act. The last type
common health interests, problems and hospitals and improve quality. of organization is eligible regardless of
concerns, and to promote and enhance Matching or Cost Sharing the urban or rural location of the
a regional approach for cost-effective Requirement: None. administrative headquarters.
Funding Priorities or Preferences:
sharing of resources, information, and Eligibility: 50 States.
Funding preference may be given to
human expertise to advance health care Funding Priorities and/or Preferences:
applicant networks that include: (1) a
improvements in the Pacific Basin. The Most programs have none—enter only
majority of the health care providers
U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) has approved priorities or preferences that
serving in the area or region to be served
used PIHOA to coordinate PHS will be applied beyond the review
by the network; (2) any federally
agencies’ programs and the provision of criteria.
Special Considerations: These are qualified health centers, rural health
technical assistance to the Pacific Basin.
grants to States and only one clinics, and local public health
Matching or Cost Sharing
application will be accepted from each departments serving in the area or
Requirement: None.
Eligibility: Assistance will be eligible state. region; (3) outpatient mental health
provided only to PIHOA through the Estimated Amount of This providers serving in the area or region;
Research Corporation of the University Competition: $1,500,000. or (4) appropriate social service
of Hawaii Special Projects program, Estimated Number of Awards To Be providers, such as agencies on aging,
which serves as the Executive Made: 3. school systems, and providers under the
Directorate for PIHOA. No other Estimated or Average Size of Each women, infants, and children program
applications are solicited. Award: $470,000. (WIC), to improve access to and
PIHOA is the only Pacific Basin Estimated Project Period: 2 Years. coordination of health care services.
CFDA Number: 93.241. Special Considerations: Applicant
health policy organization that
Application Availability Date: Organization’s Central Headquarters
represents the six jurisdictions, which
February 1, 2001. Must Be Located in a Rural Area. (List
include, the U.S. flag territories of
Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A. of Eligible Rural Areas is Included in
American Samoa, Guam, and the
Application Deadline: May 25, 2001. Application Packet.)
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana
Estimated Amount of This
Islands, and the three U.S.-associated Projected Award Date: August 31,
Competition: $1,908,000.
jurisdictions of the Federated States of 2001.
Estimated Number of Awards To Be
Micronesia, the Republic of the Program Contact Person: Forrest
Made: 12.
Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Calico. Estimated or Average Size of Each
Palau. It is the only regional conduit for Phone Number: 301 443–0835. Award: $159,000.
the governments to communicate with E-Mail: fcalico@hrsa.gov Estimated Project Period: 3 years.
each other to share ideas and resources. CFDA Number: 93.912B.
Rural Health Network Development
Funding Priorities and/or Preferences: Application Availability Date: July 17,
93.912B
None. 2000.
Special Considerations: None. Legislative Authority: Section 330a of Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A.
Estimated Amount of This the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. Application Deadline: October 23,
Competition: $100,000. 254c. 2000.
Estimated Number of Awards To Be Purpose: The purpose of this program Projected Award Date: May 01, 2001.
Made: 1. is to support the planning and Program Contact Person: Lilly
Estimated or Average Size of Each development of integrated health care Smetana.
Award: $100,000. networks in rural areas. Networks must Phone Number: 301 443–0835.
Estimated Project Period: 3 years. be composed of three different types of E-Mail: lsmetana@hrsa.gov
CFDA Number: 93.000. providers. The emphasis of the program
Application Availability Date: June 1, is on projects to develop the Rural Health Outreach Grant 93.912A
2000. organizational capabilities of these Legislative Authority: Section 330a of
Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A. networks. The network is a tool for the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C.
Application Deadline: June 1, 2000. overcoming the fragmentation of health 254c.
Projected Award Date: October 1, care delivery services in rural areas. As Purpose: The purpose of this grant
2000. such, the network provides a range of program is to expand access to, improve
Program Contact Person: Lynnette S. possibilities for structuring local coordination of, restrain the cost of, and
Araki. delivery systems to meet health care improve the quality of essential health
Phone Number: 301 443–6204. needs of rural communities. care services, including preventive and

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emergency services, through the Application Deadline: 10/16/00. Projected Award Date: September 15,
development of integrated health care Projected Award Date: 05/01/01. 2000.
delivery systems or networks in rural Program Contact Person: Lilly Program Contact Person: Tom Morris.
areas and regions. Funds are available Smetana. Phone Number: 301 443–0835.
for projects to support the direct Phone Number: 301 443–0835.
E-Mail: lsmetana@hrsa.gov. E-Mail: tmorris@hrsa.gov.
delivery of health care and related
services, to expand existing services, or Rural Health Roundtable 93.223 Office of Special Programs
to enhance health service delivery Extramural Support Program for Projects
through education, promotion, and Legislative Authority: Section 301 of
the Public Health Service Act. To Increase Organ and Tissue Donations
prevention programs. The emphasis is 93.134
on the actual delivery of specific Purpose: A single award will be made
services rather than the development of to George Mason University, Center for Legislative Authority: Section 371
organizational capabilities. Projects may Health Policy, to support the Rural (a)(3) of the Public Health Service (PHS)
be carried out by networks of the same Health Roundtable. The purpose of this Act, 42 U.S.C. 273(a)(3), as amended.
providers (e.g. all hospitals) or more cooperative agreement is to increase
Purpose: Funds for this program will
diversified networks. awareness of rural health issues among
provide financial assistance to Federally
Matching or Cost Sharing the many associations and
designated OPOs and other private non-
Requirement: None. organizational health interest groups in
profit entities to increase organ and
Eligibility: Rural public or nonprofit the Washington, D.C. area through a
tissue donation. The program’s goal is to
private organization that is part of a series of educational forums. Funds are
assist eligible entities in the evaluation,
network of at least three entities that available to stage four educational
or implementation and evaluation, of
provide or support the delivery of forums a year that focus on specific
promising strategies that can serve as
health care services and will work rural health issues such as recruitment
model interventions for increasing
together to complete the proposed and retention of health care providers in
donation. Development of interventions
project. The administrative headquarters rural areas, the impact of Medicare
also may be supported but shall not
of the organization must be located in a payment policy on rural health care
exceed 20 percent of project funding
rural county or in a rural census tract of providers and various other policy and
and staff time. For purposes of this
an urban county, or an organization program issues that affect the rural
program, models are defined as
constituted exclusively to provide health care delivery system. Funds can
interventions which are: (1) effective in
services to migrant and seasonal farm also be used to provide background
producing a verifiable and demonstrable
workers in rural areas and supported papers and supporting documents for
impact on donation; (2) replicable; (3)
under Section 330(g) of the Public the individual educational forums.
transferable; and (4) feasible in practice.
Health Service Act. This last type of These materials can also be
All projects must have rigorous
organization is eligible regardless of the disseminated through the World Wide
methodology and evaluation
urban or rural location of the Web and Rural Health Roundtable
components capable of ascertaining the
administrative headquarters. Listserve.
effectiveness of the intervention(s).
Funding Priorities or Preferences: Matching or Cost Sharing
Projects can employ qualitative and/or
Funding preference may be given to Requirement: None.
Eligibility: A single award will be quantitative research. Applications may
applicant networks that include: (1) a describe single-site pilot projects or
majority of the health care providers made to George Mason University’s
Center for Health Policy. The Center for replications of interventions shown to
serving in the area or region to be served be effective in pilot studies.
by the network; (2) any federally Health Policy at George Mason
University is the only local entity that Eligibility: Federally designated organ
qualified health centers, rural health
focuses exclusively on rural health procurement organizations (OPOs),
clinics, and local public health
issues. The Center has a proven record private non-profit organizations.
departments serving in the area or
region; (3) outpatient mental health of providing educational forums on Funding Priorities and/or Preferences:
providers serving in the area or region; rural issues. Both its administration and None.
or (4) appropriate social service staff are experts in the rural health field Estimated Amount of this
providers, such as agencies on aging, and uniquely positioned to provide a Competition: $5,000,000.00.
school systems, and providers under the focal point of educational programming Estimated Number of Awards To Be
women, infants, and children program on rural health issues to the many Made: 20–25.
(WIC), to improve access to and health associations and organizations Estimated or Average Size of Each
coordination of health care services. that are located in the Washington D.C. Award: See the application guidance
Special Considerations: Applicant area. materials.
Organization’s Central Headquarters Funding Priorities or Preferences:
Estimated Project Period: 1–3 years.
Must Be Located in a Rural Area. (List None.
Special Considerations: N/A. CFDA Number: 93.134.
of Eligible Rural Areas is Included in
Application Packet.). Estimated Amount of This Application Availability Date: March
Estimated Amount of This Competition: $280,000. 15, 2001.
Competition: $5,642,000. Estimated Number of Awards To Be Letter of Intent Deadline: April 2,
Estimated Number of Awards To Be Made: 1. 2001.
Made: 31. Estimated or Average Size of Each Application deadline: May 1, 2001.
Estimated or Average Size of Each Award: $280,000. Projected Award Date: August 31,
Award: $182,000. Estimated Project Period: 4 years. 2001.
Estimated Project Period: 3 years. CFDA Number: 93.223.
CFDA Number: 93.912A. Application Availability Date: June Program Contact Person: Dr. Mary
Application Availability Date: July 17, 30, 2000. Ganikos.
2000. Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A. Phone Number: 301 443–7577.
Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A. Application Deadline: July 31, 2000. E-mail: mganikos@hrsa.gov.

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Other Programs Purpose: A single award will be made Physician Assistants Conference, May
to the Lawton Chiles Foundation in 27–June 1, Chicago, IL, HRSA POC:
Outpatient Hansen’s Disease Medical
Tallahassee, Florida to stimulate and Jan Aamodt (301) 443–0205
Services 93.215
facilitate communities’ capacity to Association of Women’s Health,
Legislative Authority: Public Health develop comprehensive care for Obstetric & Neonatal Nurses, June 4–
Service Act, Title III, Section 320. children and families. In 1999, the 7, Seattle, WA, HRSA POC: Jan
Purpose: The Outpatient Hansen’s Health Resources and Services Aamodt (301) 443–0205
Disease Medical Services program is Administration was directed by the U.S.
designed to prevent disability through 17th Annual Meeting of the Association
Congress in Public Law 106–113 to for Health Services Research (AHSR),
early diagnosis and treatment of make funds available to the Foundation.
Hansen’s Disease. The program supports June 25–27, Westin Bonaventure
Matching or Cost Sharing Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, HRSA POC:
research into Hansen’s Disease and Requirement: None.
outpatient health care services. Service Steve Merrill (301) 443–3376
Eligibility: A single award will be
delivery locations are in areas of the made to the Lawton Chiles Foundation 2000 National Council of La Raza
United States and Puerto Rico where of Tallahassee, Florida in accordance (NCLR) Conference, July 1–5, San
there are concentrations of persons with with the provisions of Public Law 106– Diego Convention Center, San Diego,
Hansen’s Disease to assure access by 113. CA, HRSA POC: Iveliesse de Ororbia
persons needing services. It is the intent Funding Priorities or Preferences: (301) 443–3228
of HRSA to continue to support health None. National Conference of State
services in priority areas. Currently and Special Considerations: N/A. Legislatures (NCSL) 26th Annual
historically, services have been offered Estimated Amount of This Meeting, July 16–20, Navy Pier,
in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Competition: $1,840,000. Chicago, IL, HRSA POC: Steve Merrill
Massachusetts, New York, Puerto Rico, Estimated Number of Awards To Be (301) 443–3376
Texas and the State of Washington. Made: 1. Combined National Association of
Matching or Cost Sharing Estimated Project Period: 28 Months. County and City Health Officials
Requirement: N/A. CFDA Number: 93.000. (NACCHO) and Association of State
Eligibility: Public or private nonprofit Application Availability Date: N/A. and Territorial Health Officials
entities which currently are not Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A. (ASTHO) Annual Meeting, July 19–
receiving funding directly from Application Deadline: N/A. 22, Regal Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles,
Congress for Hansen’s Disease services Projected Award Date: July 2000. CA, HRSA POC: Steve Merrill (301)
are eligible to apply. Program Contact Person: Marylin
Funding Priorities or Preferences: 443–3376
Stone.
Applicants who utilize facility and Phone Number: 301 443–1433. 8th Annual National Association of
community resources for the indigent E-Mail: mstone@hrsa.gov. Local Boards of Health (NALBOH)
and uninsured patients with Hansen’s Conference, July 26–29, Sheraton
Disease in their area will be given Special Projects for Schools of Public Capitol Center, Raleigh/Durham, NC,
preference. Health (Cooperative Agreement With HRSA POC: Steve Merrill (301) 443–
Special Considerations: The Association of Schools of Public 3376
Communication with the Ambulatory Health) 93.XXX Annual Distance Learning Conference,
Care Program at the National Hansen’s In Fiscal Year 2001, schools of public August 6–10, New Orleans, LA, HRSA
Disease Program is essential in deciding health may submit letters of intent to POC: Steve Merrill (301) 443–3376
whether to pursue funding as a grantee apply for HRSA funding to support National Latina Institute for
under this program. Information about special projects to address: health Reproductive Health National
specific geographic areas can be disparities in the U.S. population; Conference, September 28–October 2,
obtained from this office. assuring access to quality health care; Washington, DC, HRSA POC: Iveliesse
Estimated Amount of This and educating the next generation of de Ororbia (301) 443–3228
Competition: Up to $2 million. public health leaders. A current American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Estimated Number of Awards to Be cooperative agreement between HRSA’s Annual Meeting, October 28–
Made: Approximately 10–12. Bureau of Health Professions and the
Estimated or Average Size of Each November 1, Chicago Hilton &
Association of Schools of Public Health Towers/Lakeside Center, Chicago, IL,
Award: Applicants with 100 or more (ASPH) will assist in matching HRSA
patients will be eligible for grants HRSA POC: Jan Aamodt (301) 443–
interests and the expertise at schools of 0205
ranging from $100,000 to $400,000. public health. There is no guarantee that
Applicants with 50 to 100 patients will Hispanic National Association of
funding will become available to
be eligible for grants from $25,000 to Colleges and Universities National
support any projects, and whether
$100,000. Conference, November 4–7,
projects are funded is at HRSA’s
Estimated Project Period: 1–5 Years. Albuquerque, NM, HRSA POC:
discretion. The ASPH will provide
CFDA Number: 93.215. Iveliesse de Ororbia (301) 443–3228
additional information to the schools of
Application Availability Date: 6/15/ Association of Military Surgeons of the
public health about HRSA and its
2000. United States (AMSUS) 107th Annual
Letter of Intent Deadline: N/A. priorities, and ASPH will receive all
letters of intent relative to this initiative. Meeting, November 5–10, Las Vegas
Application Deadline: 9/1/2000. Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV,
Projected Award Date: 1/1/01. For further information, contact Barry S.
Stern at (301) 443–6758 or HRSA POC: Steve Merrill (301) 443–
Program Contact Person: Irma E.
bstern@hrsa.gov. 3376
Guerra.
Phone Number: 1–800–642–2477. 128th Annual American Public Health
HRSA has Exhibits at the Following Association (APHA) Meeting,
Lawton Chiles Foundation 93.000 Meetings/Conferences in 2000 November 12–16, Hynes Convention
Legislative Authority: Publ. L. 106– American Academy of Physician Center, Boston, MA, HRSA POC:
113. Assistants’ (AAPA), 28th Annual Steve Merrill (301) 443–3376

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National Health Service Corps Exhibit healthypeople. Web site viewers should is most important to you in terms of
Schedule proceed to ‘‘Publications’’. grants simplification. Finally, we want
National Rural Health Association, May you to identify the specific grant
Access and Cost Containment Relative
25–27, New Orleans, LA, NHSC POC: program(s) that you find to be most
to Pharmaceuticals
Gretchen Jones (301) 594–4158 burdensome, with some detail about
American Academy of Physician Within available resources, HRSA is why they are burdensome, individually
Assistants, May 27–June 1, Chicago, willing to provide technical assistance or collectively, because we need to
IL, NHSC POC: Gretchen Jones (301) to ‘‘safety net’’ providers regarding focus our efforts on those programs that
594–4158 pharmacy affairs. HRSA’s Office of are in the greatest need of review and
National Conference of State Pharmacy Affairs (OPA), previously streamlining.
Legislatures (NCSL) 26th Annual known as the Office of Drug Pricing, is Your input is valued, and is part of
Meeting, July 16–20, HRSA Booth responsible for administering a major the larger process of achieving the goals
#1430, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL, NHSC program of drug discounts, the 340B of P. L. 106–107, namely simplification
POC: Gretchen Jones (301) 594–4158 Drug Pricing Program and its Prime of Federal grant programs for the benefit
Bureau of Primary Health Care Annual Vendor. Many HRSA grantees, as well of our recipients. Please note there will
Primary Care Symposium, July 18–20, as some other entities, are eligible to not be any individual response to the
Hyatt Bethesda Hotel, Bethesda, MD, participate in this major program. HRSA input, however we intend to
NHSC POC: Gretchen Jones (301) grantees that are eligible to participate periodically provide summary
594–4158 in the 340B Drug Pricing Program and information relating to implementation
Combined National Association of its Prime Vendor are subject to a notice of the law, under the ‘‘What’s New’’ link
County and City Health Officials of grant award statement regarding an in GrantsNet (www.hhs.gov/grantsnet).
(NACCHO) and Association of State assessment of potential savings from Thank you for your participation.
and Territorial Health Officials doing so. OPA is aware of other drug
(ASTHO) Annual Meeting, July 19– discount programs, and other options HRSA’s Field Offices
22, HRSA Booth #308, Regal Biltmore for stretching funds for pharmaceuticals, Northeast Cluster
Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, NHSC POC: that various safety net providers may be
eligible for, and can assist entities in Philadelphia Field Office—Field
Gretchen Jones (301) 594–4158
AAFP National Congress of Family accessing these resources. For further Director, Vincent C. Rogers (215) 861–
Practice Residents, August 2–6, information, OPA may be contacted by 4422
Kansas City, MO, NHSC POC: telephone at 1–800–628–6297 or 301– Boston Field Office—Assistant Field
Gretchen Jones (301) 594–4158 594–4353; or by mail at Room 10–1A1, Director, Kenneth Brown (617) 565–
East West Towers, 4350 East-West 1420
HRSA Supports Healthy People 2010 Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814. New York Field Office—Assistant Field
The Health Resources and Services Director, Ron Moss (212) 264–3032
Opportunity to Comment—
Administration is committed to Southeast Cluster
Simplification of Federal Grant
achieving the health promotion and
Programs Atlanta Field Office—Field Director,
disease prevention objectives of Healthy
People 2010, a national program to On November 20, 1999, the President Ketty M. Gonzalez (404) 562–7972
reduce morbidity and mortality and signed into law the Federal Financial Midwest Cluster
improve the quality of life of the Assistance Management Improvement
Act (Public Law 106–107) whose Chicago Field Office—Field Director,
American people. The programs Deborah Willis-Fillinger (312) 353–
included in this document are purposes are to improve the delivery of
services to the public and the 6835
supportive of many of the Healthy Kansas City Field Office—Assistant
People 2010 areas of emphasis. Grantees effectiveness and performance of
Federal grant programs. HRSA and other Field Director, Hollis Hensley (816)
and potential grantees are encouraged to 426–5226
be supportive of these areas as well. Federal agencies are working with OMB
Focus areas in which HRSA has a to: develop uniform administrative rules West Central Cluster
primary interest include: and common application and reporting Dallas Field Office—Field Director,
Access to Quality Health Services (#1) systems; replace paper with electronic Frank Cantu (214) 767–3872
Educational and Community-Based processing in administration of grant Denver Field Office—Assistant Field
Programs (#7) programs; and identify statutory Director, Jerry Wheeler (303) 844–
HIV and AIDS (#13) impediments to grant program 3203
Maternal, Infant, and Child Health (#16) simplification.
Oral Health (#21) Consultation with the recipient Pacific West Cluster
Public Health Infrastructure (#23) community is an important part of the San Francisco Field Office—Field
Volumes I and II of Healthy People grant program simplification effort. We Director, Thomas Kring (415) 437–
2010: Conference Edition (B0074) are for welcome ideas to make it easier for 8090
sale at $22 per set by the ODPHP State, local, and tribal governments and Seattle Field Office—Assistant Field
Communication Support Center, P.O. nonprofit organizations to apply for and Director, Richard Rysdam (Acting)
Box 37366, Washington, D.C. 20013– report on Federal grants. Please send (206) 615–2491
7366. Each of the 28 chapters of Healthy your comments via email to:
People 2010 is priced at $2 per copy. PL106107@os.dhhs.gov and be sure to Related World Wide Web Addresses
Telephone orders can be placed to the include the name of the organization HRSA Preview online
Center at (301) 468–5690. The center you represent. http://www.hrsa.gov/grantsf.htm
also sells the complete Conference We want to know which processes in HRSA Home Page
Edition in CD-ROM format (B0071) for the grants life cycle need streamlining http://www.hrsa.dhhs.gov/
$5. and/or improvement, and your DHHS Home Page
This publication is available as well suggestions for achieving http://www.os.dhhs.gov/
on the Internet at www.health.gov/ improvements. We need to know what Grantsnet

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http://www.hhs.gov/progorg/
grantsnet/index.html
PHS Grants Policy Statement
http://www.nih.gov/grants/policy/
gps/
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
(CFDA)
http://www.gsa.gov/fdac/
Code of Federal Regulations
http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/
cfr-table-search.html
OMB Circulars
http://www.whitehouse.gov/WH/
EOP/omb
http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/
grants/index.html#circulars
Federal Register
http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/
aces/aces140.html
Healthfinder
http://www.healthfinder.gov/
Fedworld Information Network
http://www.fedworld.gov/
State Single Points of Contact (SPOC)
http://thomas.loc.gov/
[FR Doc. 00–16874 Filed 7–6–00; 8:45 am]
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