Massachusetts Municipal Public Health Shared Services Program
New DPH Grant Opportunity!
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Questions Due Date: February 14, 2020, 4:00PM to
Ron.Oconnor@state.ma.us Office of Local and Regional Health
Application Due Date: February 27, 2020 4:00PM — COMMBUYS BID Number: BD-20-1031-OFFIC-OLRH-47416
The Office of Local and Region Health of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) seeks proposals from Boards of Health to support public health cross-jurisdictional sharing arrangements across Massachusetts municipalities. The shared services will be provided through new formal cross-jurisdictional sharing arrangements in accordance with the recommendations of the Special Commission on Local and Regional Public Health (Commission). The report is available on COMMBUYS and at the following link: www.mass.gov/orgs/special-commission-on-local-and-regional-public-health. Please read below for more information on how to apply.
RFR Brief Descriptors
- Applicants may request up to $50,000.00 (annualized amount).
- Office of Local and Regional Health anticipates awarding up to 4 grants for planning of new public health cross-jurisdictional sharing arrangements. Future funding levels are dependent upon state appropriations.
- Staffing patterns should be arranged to meet the needs of the proposed cross-jurisdictional sharing arrangement. Applicants must identify an individual who is responsible for grant deliverables, being the point of contact for the grant, and attending required meetings and trainings.
- Grant funds can be used for staff salaries, benefits, payroll taxes, consultants, facilities, travel, program supplies, and related expenses. The lead applicant may charge up to 15% to the grant for administrative costs. Funds cannot be used for equipment or capital expenses without prior written approval.
Contact and Questions
Contact: COMMBUYS website Click here for entire grant package.
Ron O’Connor, MPH
Director, Office of Local and Regional Health
P: 781.774.6603 | F: 781.774.6700 | Cell: 617.938.4437
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