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|
|Executive Office Of The Commonwealth Of Puerto Rico||$ 50,000||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Guam Legal Services Corporation||$ 30,000||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Disability Rights Montana||$ 50,000||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Ohio Disability Rights Law And Policy Center, Inc||$ 139,103||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc||$ 118,846||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Disability Rights Texas||$ 345,058||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Protection & Advocacy Project, North Dakota||$ 50,000||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Disability Rights Pennsylvania||$ 152,347||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Disability Rights Washington||$ 90,619||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Disability Rights Vermont, Inc.||$ 50,000||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
Uses and Use Restrictions
Funds may be used to support protection and advocacy services related to assistive technology services and devices.
This program is subject to non-supplanting requirements and must use a restricted indirect cost rate that is referenced under 34 CFR 76-564-76.569.
Designated protection and advocacy agencies in States and outlying areas only.
Persons with disabilities who may benefit from assistive technology services and devices.
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is required.
Environmental impact information is not 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.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. The standard application forms are furnished by the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Rehabilitation Services Administration. Contact the Program Office for more information.
Applications are reviewed by Department of Health and Human Services staff.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Section 5 of the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, as amended.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
The grantee may appeal to the Office of Administrative Law/Judges (34 CFR part 81).
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory Formula: Matching Requirements: Funds are distributed on a State population basis, with a minimum annual grant of $50,000. Territories receive a minimum of $30,000. This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Annual Formula Grants. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Electronic Transfer. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Electronic Transfer.
Post Assistance Requirements
Annual progress reports are required.
Quarterly cash reports are required.
Progress reports are not applicable.
Annual expenditure reports are required.
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. 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. In accordance with the provisions of Subpart F-Audit Requirements, under 45 CFR Part 75.500, nonfederal 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. Nonfederal 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 45 CFR Part 75.500.
As stated in grant or contract terms and conditions, the awardee shall mail accounts, records, and other evidence pertaining to all costs incurred, review other applicable credits acquired under this grant.
(Formula Grants) FY 16 $4,450,000; FY 17 est $4,450,000; and FY 18 Estimate Not Available
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
no data available.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Contact the Program Office for this information.
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Clare Barnett, Program Specialist, Administration on Community Living, Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Protection and Advocacy for Traumatic Brain Injury, Office of Program Support, 330 C Street, SW, Suite 1130-C, Washington, DC 20201. Telephone: (202) 795-7301; Email: email@example.com.
LaDeva T. Harris 330 C Street, SW, Suite 1139-A, Washington, District of Columbia 20201 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 202-795-7360
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Contact the Program Office for information.
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