How to apply...
Application is made by the submission of the standard PHS application form, PHS-5161-l. The standard application forms, as furnished by PHS and required by 45 CFR, 92 and 45 CFR 74 must be used for this program. Application kits are obtained by writing to the Grants Management Officer (see address below under "Information Contacts"). This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR 92 for State and local governments and 45 CFR 74 for nonprofit organizations.
Note: Each program will indicate whether applications are to be submitted to the Federal headquarters, regional or local office, or to a State or local government office.
Applications are reviewed by a review committee of experts who are generally nongovernmental. Applications are reviewed based on their merit, are recommended for approval or disapproval, and are ranked according to a point score. Final decisions are made by the Associate Administrator for Maternal and Child Health Bureau.
Note: Grant payments may be made by a letter of credit, advance by Treasury check, or reimbursement by Treasury check.
Awards may be made by the headquarters office directly to the applicant, an agency field office, a regional office,
or by an authorized county office. The assistance may pass through the initial applicant for further distribution by
intermediate level applicants to groups or individuals in the private sector.