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  Funding Opportunity Details
 -298781-FY20 1st Five HMDI Implementation RFA
  Family Health
  Application Deadline: 04/16/2019 4:00 PM
Award Amount Range: Not Applicable
Project Start Date: 07/01/2019
Project End Date: 09/30/2020
Award Announcement Date: 05/15/2019
Eligible Applicant: Refer to RFA
Program Officer: Melana Hammond
Phone: 515-281-4900 x
Categorical Area: Child Health

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 in 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 #58817001 or #58817008. Services covered by this application include providing development of effective strategies and relationships with primary care providers to increase utilization rates of developmental surveillance and screening tools for children ages birth to 5 years.

1.02 Project and Contract Period

FY20 is the fourth year of a four year project period. The Department expects the contract period to be a 15-month term from July 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020. 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

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

Eligible Applicants

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

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 RFP #58817001 or #58817008, 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 State funds as appropriated by the Iowa Legislature and Federal Medicaid Reimbursement.

Applicants may apply for up to the amounts per Agency as listed in the Projected Funding Allocation Table in the RFA.

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


March 11, 2019


 Written Questions and Responses


Round 1 Questions Due

Interim Responses Posted by


March 15, 2019

March 26, 2019


Final Questions Due

Final Cumulative Responses Posted by


April 1, 2019

April 8, 2019


 Applications Due

April 16, 2019 by 4:00 pm

 Post Notice of Intent to Award

May 15, 2019


 Click on the File Name to open attachment
Description File Name File Size
A 1st Five Implementation RFA 2020 A 1st Five Implementation RFA 2020.pdf 283 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 1st Five Implementation Contract Template D Draft FY20 1st Five Implementation Contract Template.pdf 212 KB
E Draft FY20 1st Five Implementation Review Tool E Draft FY20 1st Five Implementation Review Tool.pdf 153 KB
 Website Links
 Click on the URL to go to website
URL Description 1st Five Developmental Support Handbook IDPH General Conditions
  – The Official Website of the State of Iowa. Dulles Technology Partners Inc.