The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.
|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|Disability Rights Rhode Island||$ 428,000||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Virgin Islands Advocacy Inc||$ 229,300||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Hawaii Disability Rights Center||$ 428,000||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Guam Legal Services Corporation||$ 45,241||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Office Protection & Advocacy For The Disabled||$ 229,300||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Northern Marianas Protection & Advocacy Systems Inc||$ 45,241||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Native American Disability Law Center, Inc.||$ 229,300||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Equip For Equality Inc||$ 1,024,388||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Disability Rights Idaho, Inc.||$ 428,000||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Disability Rights Washington||$ 581,605||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
Fiscal Year 2016: 57 awards were made. Fiscal Year 2017: 57 awards will be made. Fiscal Year 2018: It is estimated 57 awards will be made.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Funds may be used to assist in meeting the costs of planning, developing, expanding, and implementing activities to support attainment of the protection and advocacy goals.
Grant funds must supplement, not supplant, nonfederal funds available in the State in which the protection and advocacy system is established.
Not more than 10 percent of an allotment can be used for providing technical assistance and training for staff, and a system which is a public entity cannot be required by the State to obligate more than 5 percent of the allotment for administrative expenses.
State, local, and territory government agencies, public or private organizations designated by the Governor under Part C of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Acts as systems to protect and advocate the rights of persons with developmental disabilities in that State.
Individuals with significant mental illness or severe emotional impairment (children) who are at risk for abuse, neglect, or civil rights violations while residing in care or treatment facilities have service priority. Persons with significant mental illness and severe emotional impairment living in the community, including their own home, may be served as determined by their state protection and advocacy systems PAIMI program funded priorities and objectives and available resources includes persons who are in the process of being admitted to a facility rendering care or treatment, persons being transported to such a facility, or persons who are involuntarily confined in a municipal detention facility, jails, or prisons.
Costs will be determined in accordance with 2 CFR 200/45 CFR Part 75, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. An annual application is required in accordance with 42 CFR Part 51.
Grants are directly awarded by the Center for Mental Health Services to the system established in the State to protect and advocate the rights of persons with developmental disabilities, as outlined in the 'Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000', as amended October 30, 2000 by Public Law 106-420 (45 USC 6041 et seq.) .
Oct 01, 2016
Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness Act of 1986, 42 USC 10801 et seq; Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, as amended October 30, 2000, 42 U.S.C 6041 et seq.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 30 to 60 days.
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory Formula: Title 42, Part 51, Public Law 106-420. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Each allotment is available for obligation for a 24-month period; payments are made through an Electronic Transfer System. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Post Assistance Requirements
By January 1, an annual report must be submitted in accordance with the requirements stated in the authorizing Act (Public Law 106-420) at Section 105(a) (7) and Section 114.
Federal Cash Transaction Report (FCTR) is due quarterly to the Division of Payment Management.
Progress reports are not applicable.
Federal Financial Report (SF-425) is due 90 days after the end of the project period.
Performance monitoring is not applicable.
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.
Records must be retained for at least 3 years after the date of submission of required Federal Financial Reports (SF-425).
(Formula Grants) FY 16 $35,318,517; FY 17 est $35,319,775; and FY 18 est $35,319,775
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$229,300 to $3,140,635; Avg. $619,645.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
45 CFR 1386 Subpart B (DD regulations) and 42 CFR 51 (PAIMI regulations), Notice of Proposed Rulemaking FR 59739: 64367ff, December 14, 1994, and 2 CFR 200/45 CFR Part 75 Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for HHS Awards.
Regional or Local Office
Odessa Crocker 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 240-276-1078
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Applications for allotments must fulfill statutory requirements. For information on statutory and Federal regulations requirements contact: Karen Armstrong, Division of State & Community Systems Development, Center for Mental Health Services, SAMHSA, HHS, 5600 Fisher Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857. Tel: (240) 276-1741 or Email: email@example.com.
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