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|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|Georgia Advocacy Office, Inc.||$ 97,100||   ||2019-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Disability Rights North Carolina||$ 96,091||   ||2019-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Equip For Equality Inc||$ 113,598||   ||2019-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Ohio Disability Rights Law And Policy Center, Inc||$ 105,788||   ||2019-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Disability Rights Texas||$ 232,127||   ||2019-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Disability Rights California||$ 312,741||   ||2019-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Disability Rights Pennsylvania||$ 114,088||   ||2019-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Disability Rights Florida, Inc.||$ 177,154||   ||2019-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Disability Advocates Inc||$ 164,105||   ||2019-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc||$ 93,212||   ||2019-10-01||2021-09-30|
Uses and Use Restrictions
Funds may be used to plan for, develop outreach strategies for, and carry out services for individuals with traumatic brain injury as authorized in Section 1253 of the PHS Act.
Grant funds must supplement, not supplant, nonfederal funds available in the State in which the protection and advocacy system is established.
State Grant Agencies.
Individuals with disabilities and family members.
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 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. Cost will be determined in accordance with 45 CFR 75. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
Formula awards are processed through a payment management system to the State.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Public Health Service Act, Title XII, Section 1253 as amended by the Children?s Health Act of 2000, sec 1304, PL 106-310, as further amended by the Traumatic Brain Injury Act of 2008, sec 6(b), PL 110-206.Title XII, Section 1253, Title XII, Section 1253.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 90 to 120 days. Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Appeals are processed in accordance with HHS regulations in 45 CFR, Part 16.
Automatic, under approved application.
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula. Matching Requirements: Percent: 25%. Title I Programs for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities, Public Law 106-402. Matching Requirements: Percent: 25%. Match is only for the Council. No match is required for Protection Advocacy Traumatic Brain Injury allotments. This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
The project period is four (4) years. Funding beyond the first year is dependent on the availability of appropriated funds for the ?State PATBI Program? in subsequent fiscal years, grantee satisfactory performance, and a decision that continued funding is in the best interest of the Federal Government. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: quarterly.
Post Assistance Requirements
Program reports are not applicable.
Progress reports due every 6 months.
Expenditure reports are not applicable.
Performance monitoring is not applicable.
Grantees are required to maintain grant according records for 4 years after the date they submit the Federal Financial Report (FFR). If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit, or other action involving the award has been started before the expiration of the 4-year period, the records shall be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular 4-year period, whichever is later.
(Formula Grants) FY 16 $3,099,589; FY 17 est $3,099,589; and FY 18 Estimate Not Available
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range is $20,000 to $145,583; Average is $50,000.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR 74 and 92, Grant Administrative Requirements; and Program Regulations in Chapter XIII of Title 45 of the Code of Regulations, Parts 1385 and 1386.
Regional or Local Office
None. Central Office: 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Email: email@example.com.
Yi-Hsin Yan 330 C Street, SW 1104-B, Washington, District of Columbia 20201 Email: Yi-Hsin.Yan@acl.hhs.gov Phone: 202-795-7474
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
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