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  Funding Opportunity Details
 -291123-FY20 Title X Family Planning Services RFA
  Family Health
  Application Deadline: 02/13/2019 4:00 PM
Award Amount Range: Not Applicable
Project Start Date: 04/01/2019
Project End Date: 03/31/2020
Award Announcement Date: 03/06/2019
Eligible Applicant: Current Contractors- Refer to RFA
Program Officer: Melana Hammond
Phone: 515-281-4900 x
Categorical Area: Family Planning

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

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

Excerpts from the RFA:

1.01 Purpose

The purpose of this RFA is to provide guidance for current contractors to submit continuation applications to the Iowa Department of Public Health (referred to as Department) to renew service provisions as described by and within the project period established by the RFP #58816021 and RFP #58817012. Services covered by this application include Title X Family Planning Services.

1.02 Project and Contract Period

FY20 is the fourth year of a six-year project period. The project period identified in the RFP is July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2022.

The Department expects the contract period for FY20 to be a one-year term from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020, which is a change from the prior RFP and RFA’s due to the federal guidance adjustments. Continued funding during the defined project period is dependent on approval of the continuation application, contractor performance and compliance with general and special conditions of the contract, availability of project funds, program modifications, or any other grounds determined by the Department to be in the Department’s best interest.

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

1.03  Eligible Applicants

Only current contractors are eligible to submit a continuation application under this RFA.

Current contractors:

  • Allen Memorial Hospital Corporation DBA Allen Hospital

  • Community Opportunities Dba New Opportunities

  • Crawford County DBA Crawford County Home Health, Hospice & Public Health

  • North Iowa Community Action Organization

  • Primary Health Care, Inc.

  • River Hills Community Health Center

  • Eastern Iowa Health Center

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 Applicants are required to assure these communications are received and responded to accordingly.

1.04 Service Delivery Area

Refer to the RFP #58816021 and RFP # 58817012, for service delivery area parameters. Any changes in the current service delivery area must adhere to these instructions. Any service delivery area changes for this RFA must be agreed to by existing contractors and applicable boards of health, and approved by the Department. Submit requests to Melana Hammond at Written approval must be obtained prior to submitting a continuation application.  

1.05 Funding

The source of funding is Federal Title X FP Services Grant funds from the Office of Population Affairs (OPA).

Applicants may apply for up to the amount listed in table in the RFA for the total contract period.

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

The table below lists critical dates in the application and contract award process. Contractors are encouraged to review the entire RFA for detailed information about events, dates, times and sites.



RFA Issued

January 9, 2019

Written Questions and Responses


Round 1 Questions Due

Interim Responses Posted by

January 16, 2019

January 23, 2019

Final Questions Due

Final Cumulative Responses Posted by

January 30, 2019

February 6, 2019

Applications Due

February 13, 2019

Post Notice of Intent to Award

March 6, 2019



 Click on the File Name to open attachment
Description File Name File Size
A FY20 Title X Family Planning Program RFA A FY20 Title X Family Planning Program RFA .pdf 205 KB
B IowaGrants Registration Instructions B IowaGrants Registration Instructions Updated 2016.pdf 874 KB
C IDPH Application Instruction Guidance C IDPH Application Instruction Guidance 1.29.15.pdf 2.0 MB
D Draft FY20 Title X Family Planning Services Contract Template D Draft FY20 Title X Family Planning Services Contract Template .pdf 224 KB
E Draft FY20 Title X Family Planning Services Review Tool E Draft FY20 Title X Family Planning Services Review Tool .pdf 92 KB
 Website Links
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URL Description IDPH FP Manual, Part 1 and Part 2 IDPH General Conditions Title X Policies - Key Issues Title X Policies - Legislative Mandates Title X Policies -Priorities Title X Program Guidelines
  – The Official Website of the State of Iowa. Dulles Technology Partners Inc.