Name: Barb Roberson
Grantee shall develop Transitional Living Center(s) with the capacity not exceeding 16 beds per site for individuals with mental illnesses, with a priority on those being discharged from state operated psychiatric hospital for the served area in order to support the needs of individuals at risk of homelessness. Grantee will be expected to assist individuals in transitioning from the TLC within no more than 90 days unless written approval received from DMH. This program shall fund the non-rehabilitative and non-therapeutic costs, such as securing the physical location, furnishing the space for living, food expenses, and additional costs such as facility depreciation or rent, utilities, expenses for consumer travel between levels of care and other staff costs, and shall not include any costs associated with the delivery and billing of any other available service reimbursable by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) or DHS/DMH.
Grantee shall provide access to the Transitional Living Center to individuals who meet eligibility criteria prescribed by DMH. Grantee shall comply with all other requirements of the Provider Manual, including but not limited to provider monitoring, utilization review and quality improvement activities.
Reference the Uniform Grant Agreement, Article IV Payment, Section 4.2 Return of Grant Funds and 4.3 Cash Management Improvement Act of 1990. Payment will be issued monthly and reconciled with reported allowable expenses. Grantee shall submit a quarterly Periodic Financial Report (GOMBGATU-4002 (N-08-17)) to the appropriate email address below no later than November 1, February 1, May 1, and August 1. Reported expenses should be consistent with the approved annual grant budget. Any expenditure variances require prior Grantor approval in accordance with Article VI of the Uniform Grant Agreement to be reimbursable.
PFR Email Address for General Grants: DHS.DMHQuarterlyReports@illinois.gov
DMH reporting templates and detailed instructions for submitting reports can be found in the Provider section of the DHS website.
Performance data shall be available for individuals served under this NOFO based on individuals registered with DHS/DMH, the claims reported for specific individuals and the required monthly reporting.
This NOFO is considered a competitive application for funding. It is not a guarantee of funding. This award utilizes state appropriated funds.
IDHS/DMH is not obligated to reimburse applicants for expenses or services incurred prior to the complete and final execution of the grant agreement and filing with the Illinois Office of the Comptroller.
Allowable costs are those that are necessary, reasonable and permissible under the law and can be found in 2 CFR 200 - Subpart E - Cost Principles.
Please refer to 2 CFR 200 - Subpart E - Cost Principles to see a collection of unallowable costs.
Please refer to 2 CFR 200.414 regarding Indirect (F&A) Costs. To charge indirect costs to a grant, agencies must have an annually negotiated indirect cost rate agreement (NICRA). If the agency has multiple NICRAs, IDHS will accept only the lesser rate. There are three types of NICRAs:
This program will be awarded as a 12-month term agreement with 2, one-year renewal options. Renewals are at the sole discretion of the IDHS and are contingent on meeting the following criteria:
This funding opportunity is not limited to those who currently have an award from the IDHS; however, applicants must:
Applicants that do not comply with these requirements are not eligible to receive an award.
Each applicant must have access to the internet. Applicants may obtain application forms at the Division's Grant Information website https://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=120031. Questions and answers will also be posted on this website. It is the responsibility of each applicant to monitor that website and comply with any instructions or requirements relating to the NOFO.
All applicants must demonstrate that the NOFO requirements are met as identified in Section C, #1, a - h.
The maximum possible score is 50 points. All submissions will be reviewed, evaluated and based on the Criteria listed below.
Proposals will be reviewed by IDHS/DMH staff familiar with the requirements of the program including services to be performed in specified geographic location, if applicable. Review team members will have no conflicts of interest and will read and evaluate proposals independently.
Anticipated Announcement and State Award Dates
It is anticipated that Notices of State Award (NOSA) will be made in June 2020.
Applicants recommended for funding under this NOFO following the above review and selection process will receive a Notice of State Award (NOSA). The NOSA shall include:
Reporting requirements for the grant agreement shall be in accordance with the requirements set forth in Section A, Payment Terms and Performance Measures and shall also comply with the requirements of Exhibits C and E of the Uniform Grant Agreement.
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