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  Funding Opportunity Details
 
 -80019-Anatomical Gift Public Awareness & Donor Referral Protocol Grants (Category II) Fiscal Year 2015 RFB
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  Application Deadline: 05/28/2014 4:00 PM
 
 
Award Amount Range: $0.00 - $10,000.00
Project Start Date: 07/01/2014
Project End Date: 06/30/2015
Award Announcement Date: 06/11/2014
Eligible Applicant: Hospitals physically located in the state of Iowa
Program Officer: Sherry Frizell
Phone: 515-281-4636 x
Email: sherry.frizell@idph.iowa.gov
Categorical Area:
 
 
Description
 
 

It is the responsibility of the Applicant to reveiw all attachments listed in the section below, including the Request for Bid (RFB).

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

Excerpts from the RFB:

I.  INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this Request For Bids (RFB) is to solicit bid applications which will enable the Iowa Department of Public Health, hereafter known as IDPH, to select the most qualified Applicant/s to develop and provide in-hospital anatomical gift public awareness projects and/or protocols. 

Project and Contract Period:

The project period shall be for a 12-month term from July 1, 2014 to Jun 30, 2015. 

IDPH expects the initial contract period to be a one-year term from July 1, 2014 to Jun 30, 2015. 

Available Funds

It is anticipated there will be $17,500 available.  Applicants may apply for up to $10,000 for the total 12-month period.  Actual total awards and individual contract funding levels may vary from that listed or funding may be withdrawn completely, depending on availability of funding or any other grounds determined by IDPH to be in IDPH’s best interests.  A maximum of two (2) applications may be funded. 

The issuance of this RFB in no way constitutes a commitment by IDPH to award a contract.

II.  SCOPE OF SERVICES

Bid Application should include the Applicant’s plan for accomplishing the work set forth in the below and should include sufficient information regarding the Applicant’s ability to perform the services sought to enable the IDPH to make a judgment about the Applicant’s ability to perform the work identified in the Scope of Services.

Consistent with Iowa Code section 142C.15(4)”b”, funding is available in the form of grants to Iowa hospitals for reimbursement of costs directly relating to the development of in-hospital anatomical gift public awareness projects, anatomical gift referral protocols, and associated administrative expenses. 

Projects shall target a minority population or individuals aged 55 and older.

Applicants shall demonstrate, through documentation, that the hospital properly complied with in-hospital anatomical gift request protocols for all deaths occurring in the hospital at a percent rate which places the hospital in the upper fifty percent of all protocol compliance rates for hospitals submitting documentation for reimbursement.

III.  ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

Eligibility

Hospitals physically located in the state of Iowa are eligible to submit a bid application in accordance with this RFB.  Applicant is required to maintain and provide to IDPH, upon application, a current and valid email account for electronic communications with IDPH. 

Schedule of Events:

The dates set forth below are for informational planning purposes only.  IDPH reserves the right to change any of these dates:       

EVENT

DATE

Post RFB

Apr. 17, 2014

Written Questions and Responses

 

Round 1 Questions Due

Interim Responses Posted By:

May 1, 2014

May 5, 2014

Final Questions Due

Final Cumulative Responses Posted By:

May 13, 2014

May 15, 2014

Bid Application due

May 28, 2014

Select Successful Applicant/Post Notice of Intent to Award

Jun. 11, 2014

 
 
 
 Attachments
 
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Description File Name File Size
IDPH Application Instruction Guidance C IDPH Application Instruction Guidance.pdf 1.2 MB
Anatomical Gift Public Awareness & Donor Referral Protocol Grants (Category II)Fiscal Year 2015 Draft Scoring Tool Copy of FY 15 Review Tool.pdf 99 KB
Anatomical Gift Public Awareness & Donor Referral Protocol Grants (Category II)Fiscal Year 2015 Draft Contract FY 2015 RFB Cat2 DRAFT contract.pdf 92 KB
Anatomical Gift Public Awareness & Donor Referral Protocol Grants (Category II)Fiscal Year 2015 RFB Document FY 2015 RFB Cat2.pdf 88 KB
New User Registration Instructions IowaGrants.gov New User Registration Instructions for IowaGrants.gov.pdf 843 KB
 
 
 Website Links
 
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URL Description
http://www.idph.state.ia.us/IdphGBP/common/pdf/generalconditions_01012014.pdf IDPH General Conditions effective 01.01.2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
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