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FY20 Healthy Opportunities for Parents to Experience Success - Healthy Families Iowa (HOPES-HFI) RFP 58819024

Agency: Iowa Grants
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • A - Research and development
Opps ID: NBD15615426778432453
Posted Date: Mar 12, 2019
Due Date: Apr 15, 2019
Solicitation No: 299105
Source: https://www.iowagrants.gov/ins...
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-299105-FY20 Healthy Opportunities for Parents to Experience Success - Healthy Families Iowa (HOPES-HFI) RFP 58819024
Family Health
Application Deadline: 04/15/2019 4:00 PM
Award Amount Range: Not Applicable
Project Start Date: 07/01/2019
Project End Date: 06/30/2022
Award Announcement Date: 05/15/2019
Eligible Applicant:
Program Officer: Melana Hammond
Phone: 515-281-4900 x
Email: melana.hammond@idph.iowa.gov
Categorical Area: Health, Prevention/Treatment
Description

It is the responsibility of the Applicant to review all attachments listed in the section below, including the Request for Proposals (RFP).

The issuance of the RFP in no way constitutes a committment by IDPH to award a contract.

Excerpts from the RFP:

1.01 Purpose

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) # 58819024 is to solicit applications that will enable the Iowa Department of Public Health (referred to as Department) to select the most qualified applicant to provide community public health services which include Healthy Opportunities for Parents to Experience Success - Healthy Families Iowa (HOPES - HFI) family support home visitation. This program promotes health equity through providing parenting education to families to assure children ages birth to five achieve the highest possible success and outcomes.

1.02 Project Period and Contract Term

The project period shall be from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2022.

The Department expects the initial contract period to be a one year term from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. The Department shall have the option to renew the contract at its sole discretion for up to two additional one (1) year terms subject to review of the continuation application, Contractor performance and compliance with the terms and conditions of the contract, availability of funds, program modifications, or any other grounds determined by the Department to be in the Department’s best interests.

The issuance of this RFP in no way constitutes a commitment by the Department to award a contract.

1.03 Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must meet each of the following eligibility requirements for consideration.

Eligible Applicants

Government or nonprofit agencies that received grant funds in the previous fiscal year (refer to the table in Section 1.04 below), and are fully accredited by Healthy Families America (HFA) are eligible to submit an application in accordance with this RFP.

Additional eligibility includes the ability to meet the match required for this funding.

Electronic Communication Requirements

Applicant is required to maintain and provide to the Department, upon application, a current and valid email account for electronic communications with the Department.

Official email communication from the Department regarding this application will be issued from

iowa.grants@webgrantsmail.com . Applicants are required to assure these communications are received and responded to accordingly.

1.04 Service Delivery Area

The service areas below are based on historical provision of services. Applicants must, at minimum, apply to provide services in the following counties:

Eligible Applicant Agency

Counties Served

Lutheran Services in Iowa

Black Hawk, Clinton, Muscatine, Polk, Scott and Woodbury Counties

Buchanan County Volunteer Coop

Buchanan County

Crittenton Center

Woodbury County

Hamilton County Public Health Services

Hamilton County

Lee County Health Department

Lee County

Siouxland District Health Department

Woodbury County

1.05 Available Funds

The source of funding is the state appropriation for HOPES - HFI.

Applicants may apply for up to the dollar amount per Contractor Agency as indicated in the table below for the total one contract period. The Department anticipates up to $684,698 available for approximately six (6) awards. Actual total awards and individual contract funding levels may vary from that listed or funding may be withdrawn completely, depending on availability of funding or any other grounds determined by the Department to be in the Department’s best interests. Funding is based on historical provision of services.

Contractor Agency

FY20 Total Available Funds

Buchanan County Volunteer Coop

$40,970

Crittenton Center

$34,075

Hamilton County Public Health Services

$34,075

Lee County Health Department

$40,970

Lutheran Services in Iowa

$486,744

Siouxland District Health Department

$47,864

Match Required: A match of $1.00 for each $2.00 of state funding awarded is required by successful applicants. Cash or hard match is monetary funds such as cash donated, received from other payer, another grant or foundation, etc., used to expand HOPES-HFI services that follow the program model and the Department’s criteria of quality. In kind or soft match such as the portion identified by square footage or by other standard accounting principles for space, utilities, copies, etc., for direct support of the HOPES HFI program, may also be applied as match.

1.06 Schedule of Important Dates (All times and dates listed are local Iowa time.)

The following dates are set forth for informational purposes. The Department reserves the right to change them.

EVENT

DATE

RFP Issued

March 11, 2019

Written Questions and Responses

Round 1 Questions Due:

Responses Posted By:

March 21, 2019

March 28, 2019

Final Questions Due:

Responses Posted By:

April 4, 2019

April 10, 2019

Applications Due

April 15, 2019 by 4:00 PM Local Iowa Time

Post Notice of Intent to Award

May 15, 2019

Attachments
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Description File Name File Size
A FY20 RFP 58819024 HOPES Request for Proposals A FY20 RFP 58819024 HOPES Request for Proposal.pdf 346 KB
B IowaGrants Registration Instructions B IowaGrants Registration Instructions Updated 2016.pdf 874 KB
C IDPH Application Instruction Guidance C IDPH Application Instruction Guidance 2016.pdf 1.9 MB
D Draft FY20 Healthy Opportunities for Parents to Experience Success - Healthy Families Iowa Contract Template D Draft FY20 Healthy Opportunities for Parents to Experience Success - Healthy Families Iowa Contract Template.pdf 232 KB
E Draft Healthy Opportunities for Parents to Experience Success - Healthy Families Iowa Application Score Tool E Draft Healthy Opportunities for Parents to Experience Success - Healthy Families Iowa Application Score Tool.pdf 164 KB
Website Links
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URL Description
http://daiseyiowa.daiseysolutions.org/ DAISEY Database
http://www.healthyfamiliesamerica.org/ Healthy Families America
http://idph.iowa.gov/hopes IDPH HOPES HFI
http://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/iac/chapter/641.87.pdf Iowa Administrative Code
http://idph.iowa.gov/finance/funding-opportunities/general-conditions Iowa Department of Public Health General Conditions

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