Category/Topic
Health and Nutrition
Summary
The Office of Population Affairs has announced the anticipated availability of funds for Fiscal Year 2018 grant awards under the authority of Title X of the Public Health Service Act. This notice solicits applications from entities to provide Title X family planning services throughout the service areas identified in Table I of the funding announcement. Family planning services include services for both men and women as they plan their families. Such services include postponing, preventing, achieving, or facilitating the spacing of pregnancy. Family planning services also include infertility services, health screenings and exams, lab tests and related health services which are important to family planning and male and female reproductive health, improving the likelihood of a healthy pregnancy and birth, should conception occur. Family planning services also include information, education, and counseling related to family planning; and referral services as indicated.
Eligible Entities
Local Public Agencies, Native American Tribes, Nonprofit Organizations
Eligibility Notes
Eligible applicants include public and private nonprofit entities located in a State, including comprehensive primary care providers, hospitals, health collaboratives, and women’s health centers to establish and operate voluntary family planning projects to serve the areas and/or populations listed in Table I of the funding announcement.

Faith-based organizations and American Indian/Alaska Native/Native American organizations are eligible to apply for Title X family planning service grants. Requirements regarding the provision of family planning services under Title X can be found in the statute (Title X of the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. 300 et seq.). Applicants must comply with these requirements. Applicants must also comply with the regulations which govern grants for family planning services (42 CFR part 59, subpart A), as applicable. In addition, sterilization of clients as part of the Title X program must be consistent with 42 CFR part 50, subpart B (“Sterilization of Persons in Federally Assisted Family Planning Projects”).

Each project should offer core family planning services that include:
- A sexual health assessment
- Introduction and access to tools for a personal family planning, fertility, and reproductive life plan
- Family planning services
- Health screenings
- Health information, education, and counseling
- Referral services
Most Recent/Current Due Date
May 24, 2018
Due Date Notes
Non-binding letters of intent are due within 45 days of the funding announcement. Letters of intent are encouraged but not required.

Applications are due May 24, 2018 by 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Most Recent RFP Release Date
Feb 23, 2018
Min Award
$150,000
Max Award
$22,000,000
Total Possible Multi-Year Award
$110,000,000
# of Awards
100
Annual or Multi-Year?
Annual
Preliminary Items
A technical assistance webinar will take place within 30 days of the date of this FOA. Please visit www.hhs.gov/opa for more information.
Match Required?
Yes
Match Notes
While there is not a fixed cost-sharing percentage or amount, projects must include financial support from sources other than Title X.
Funder
U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of Population Affairs
Total Amount Available for All Grants
$260,000,000
Competition Notes
There is an estimated $20,686,000 available for the state of California. The actual amount available will not be determined until enactment of the FY 2018 federal budget.

The Announcement of Anticipated Availability of Funds for this program indicates a maximum award per 9-12 month budget period of $22,000,000 and a maximum period of 3 years 9 months (though generally project periods are up to 3 years). Based on this information, the maximum possible award would be for a 45-month project with 9-month budget periods and $22,000,000 per budget period, which equates to a total amount of $110,000,000 over the full grant period.
Further Information
Agency Contacts:
Administrative and budgetary requirements:
HHS/OASH Office of Grants Management
Robin Fuller
240-453-8822
robin.fuller@hhs.gov

Program Requirements or Technical Assistance:
HHS/OASH Office of Population Affairs
David Johnson
240-453-2841
david.johnson@hhs.gov
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