Family Planning-Services Grants

What is the aim of the Family Planning-Services Grants?

To provide educational, counseling, comprehensive medical and social services necessary to enable individuals to freely determine the number and spacing of their children, and by so doing helping to reduce maternal and infant mortality, promote the health of mothers, families and children.

Who is Eligible to Apply for the Grants?

Any public (including city, county, local, regional, or State government) entity or nonprofit private entity located in a State (including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Marshall Islands and the Republic of Palau) is eligible to apply for a grant. Faith based organizations are eligible to apply.

How to Apply for the Family Planning-Services Grants?

The standard application forms, as furnished by PHS and required by 45 CFR 74 (for institutions of higher education, hospitals, and other non-profit organizations), and 45 CFR 92 (for state and local governments) must be used for this program.

All other applicants should submit completed Form OPHS-1,(Revised 6/2001), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Service Grant Application, documenting the need for the grant and the proposed amount of the grant.

The Regional Health Administrator has approval authority for the program. Contact should be made with the appropriate Regional Health Administrator (see name/address in Appendix IV) to obtain the Application Kit. This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR 74, 45 CFR 92, as well as OMB Circular No. A-102 (Administrative Guidelines for state and local governments) and OMB Circular No. A-110 (Administrative Guidelines for Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Nonprofit Organizations).

How much is the Family Planning-Services Grants?

$1.5 mil to $3.0 mil.

Where to Apply for Family Planning-Services Grants?

See Regional Agency Offices. Regional Health Administrator, DHHS Regional Offices (See Appendix IV of the Catalog for addresses).

Headquarters Office
Eric C. West, Tower Building Suite 550, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Rockville, Maryland 20852
Phone: (240) 453-8449
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