Grants to States for Construction of State Home Facilities

To assist States to acquire or construct State home facilities for furnishing domiciliary or nursing home care to veterans, and to expand, remodel, or alter existing buildings for furnishing domiciliary, nursing home, or hospital care to veterans in State homes.



Agency - Department of Veterans Affairs

The Department of Veterans Affairs strives for excellence in patient care and veteran's benefits for its constituents through high quality, prompt and seamless service to United States veterans.

Website Address

http://www.va.gov




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Veterans Affairs, California Department Of $ 90,097,330   2011-09-28
Soldiers Home In Holyoke $ 0   
Veterans' Affairs, Illinois Department Of $ 0   2010-08-17
Veterans Affairs, California Department Of $ 48,635,659   2011-09-28
Veterans' Affairs, New York State Division Of-$ 22,863   
Veterans Affairs, Oklahoma Dept Of $ 3,425,078   2011-09-28
Human Services, Rhode Island Dept Of $ 0   2011-08-01
Veterans Affairs, Wisconsin Department Of $ 0   
Veterans Affairs, California Department Of $ 0   
General Land Office, Texas $ 720,443   



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Grant funds must be used for: The construction of new domiciliary or nursing home buildings or acquisition of such facilities; the expansion, remodeling, or alteration of existing buildings for the provision of domiciliary, nursing home, or hospital care in State homes, and the provision of initial equipment for any such buildings.

All new domiciliary buildings must be constructed according to nursing home care standards for convertibility.

Construction cost means the amount found by the Secretary to be necessary for a construction project, including architect fees, but excluding land acquisition costs.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Any State may apply after assuring that the assisted facility will be owned by the State; and will be used primarily for veterans.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Veterans meeting VA and State admission criteria.

Credentials/Documentation

. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

An environmental impact statement is required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. The standard application forms as furnished by the Federal agency and required by Title 38, CFR Part 43, 'Uniform Administrative Requirements' must be used for this program. (Standard Form 424, Application for Federal Assistance for Construction Programs, with attachments.).

Award Procedures

Formal approval of the award of the assistance grant to the State is made by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs with program administered by Chief Consultant, Geriatrics and Extended Care Strategic Healthcare Group.

Deadlines

Aug 15, 2009 Initial application is due by April 15 for all projects. State assurance of matching funds is due by August 15 to receive priority group one status.

Authorization

Public Laws 88-450, 89-311, 90-432, 91-178, 93-82, 94-581, 95-62, 96-151, 96-330, 97-251, 97-295, 98-528, 99-166, 99-576, and 100-322, 38 U.S.C. 8131-8137, Public Law 111-05.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 30 to 60 workdays after receipt of bid tabulations, revised budget page based on bid, and signed Memorandum of Agreement.

Appeals

No application will be disapproved without the opportunity of a hearing.

Renewals

Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Accounts are canceled five years after appropriation expires. Appropriations received in fiscal year 1994 or later do not expire. Reimbursement payments are made to the State based on Federal share of cost incurred. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: quarterly.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Not Applicable.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), 'Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations,' nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.

Records

Records should be maintained for the period established by Memorandum of Agreement (7 to 20 years depending upon the amount of the grant). If any claim or audit is started before the expiration of this time period, the records shall be retained until all litigation, claims or audit findings involving the records have been resolved.

Financial Information

Account Identification

36-0181-0-1-703.

Obigations

(Project Grants) FY 11 Not Available; FY 12 Estimate Not Available; and FY 13 Estimate Not Available. (Project Grants) FY 11 Not Available; FY 12 Estimate Not Available; and FY 13 Estimate Not Available

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

No Data Available.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

Thomas Graves 810 Vermont Avene, N.W. , Washington, District of Columbia 20420 Phone: 202-461-6751

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.



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