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  Funding Opportunity Details
 -323655-FY20 Substance Abuse Prevention Training Team
  Substance Abuse Prevention & Treatment
  Application Deadline: 09/18/2019 4:00 PM
Award Amount Range: $0.00 - $7,400.00
Project Start Date: 09/30/2019
Project End Date: 09/29/2020
Award Announcement Date: 09/26/2019
Eligible Applicant: Current Contractors only
Program Officer: Sherry Frizell
Phone: 515-281-4636 x
Categorical Area: Substance Abuse

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 RFB. Services covered by this application include training facilitation for Substance Abuse Prevention Training (SAPST) and Prevention Ethics Training to substance abuse prevention professionals in Iowa. These trainings promote health equity through use of the Strategic Prevention Framework process which focuses on culturally competent substance abuse prevention services.

1.02    Project and Contract Period

FY20 is the second year of a three year project period. The Department expects the contract period to be a one-year term from September 30, 2019 to September 29, 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 the 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:

  • Center for Alcohol and Drugs
  • Community Youth Concepts
  • Facilitated Direction
  • Jodee Goche

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

The service delivery area parameter is statewide. 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 John McMullen at Written approval must be obtained prior to submitting a continuation application.   

 1.05    Funding 

The source of funding is Overdose Data to Action, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CFDA 93.136.

Applicants may apply for up to $7,400 for the total contract 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 the Department to be in the Department’s best interests.

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

August 19, 2019

Written Questions and Responses


Round 1 Questions Due

Interim Responses Posted by

August 22, 2019

August 28, 2019

Final Questions Due

Final Cumulative Responses Posted by

September 3, 2019

September 5, 2019

Applications Due

September 18, 2019

Post Notice of Intent to Award

September 26, 2019

 Click on the File Name to open attachment
Description File Name File Size
A. FY20 Substance Abuse Prevention Training Team RFA A. FY20 Substance Abuse Prevention Training Team RFA.pdf 184 KB
B. IowaGrants Registration Instructions B. IowaGrants Registration Instructions Updated 2016.pdf 873 KB
C. IDPH Application Instruction Guidance C. IDPH Application Instruction Guidance 2016.pdf 1.9 MB
D. FY20 Substance Abuse Prevention Training Team DRAFT Contract D. FY20 Substance Abuse Prevention Training Team DRAFT Contract.pdf 190 KB
E. FY20 Substance Abuse Prevention Training Team RFA DRAFT Review Tool E. FY20 Substance Abuse Prevention Training Team RFA DRAFT Review Tool.pdf 78 KB
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