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Grants for Dental Public Health Residency Training

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This federal aid program is managed by:

Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services

Objectives:

To plan and develop new residency training programs and to maintain or improve existing residency training programs in dental public health; and to provide financial assistance to residency trainees enrolled in such programs. To improve the accessibility of the oral health workforce for underserved geographic areas and populations.

Funding obligations:

(Salaries) FY 09 $282,910; FY 10 est $289,910; FY 11 est $282,910 - DPHRT: Past Fiscal Year: 2009 actual _____$282,910______ Current Fiscal Year: 2010 estimate _____289,910_______ Budget Fiscal Year: 2011 estimate ____$282,910________. (Salaries) FY 09 $10,000,000; FY 10 est $17,500,000; FY 11 est $17,500,000 - SSOHWA: Past Fiscal Year: 2009 actual _____$10,000,000_______ Current Fiscal Year: 2010 estimate ____$17,500,000________ Budget Fiscal Year: 2011 estimate _____$17,500,000______.

Uses and Use Restrictions:

DPHRT: Grants are intended to assist in meeting the costs of planning and developing new dental public health residency training programs and providing financial assistance to trainees enrolled in the programs. Grants may not be used for construction or for providing direct patient services. SSOHWA: Grants are intended to assist activities in States that are geographically dispersed throughout the United States and support a group of projects that address the oral health workforce needs of underserved urban and rural populations. Grants funds may not be used to take the place of current funding for the activities. Grants may not be used for construction or for providing direct patient services.

Examples of Funded Projects:

Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2012: No Current Data Available

Program Accomplishments:

Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2011: Budget Fiscal Year: 2011 DPHRT: three non-competing continuation awards are anticipated. SSOHWA: 40 non-competing continuation awards are anticipated. Fiscal Year 2012: No Current Data Available

Types of Assistance:

PROJECT GRANTS

Range and Average of Financial Assistance:

No Data Available.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance:

Project periods are for 3 years. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Grantee drawdown funds, as necessary, from the Payment Management System (PMS). PMS is the centralized web based payment system for HHS awards.

Applicant Eligibility:

An entity that offers a Dental Public Health Training Program accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation, such as a School of Public Health or Dentistry, is eligible to apply. Governmental and nonprofit entities, including faith-based and community-based organizations, that meet other eligibility requirements, are eligible to apply. Each applicant must demonstrate that the institution has or will have available full-time faculty members with training and experience in the field of dental public health and support from other faculty members trained in public health and other relevant specialties and disciplines. Eligible applicants include Governor appointed State government entities. Each State is limited to only one application, and must address one or more of twelve activities for addressing oral health workforce needs as contained in the authorizing legislation and program guidance for applicants. Applicants must have significant experience with addressing oral health workforce issues in underserved populations.

Beneficiary Eligibility:

An entity that offers a Dental Public Health Training Program accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation, such as a School of Public Health or Dentistry, is eligible to apply. Governmental and nonprofit entities, including faith-based and community-based organizations, that meet other eligibility requirements, are eligible to apply. Beneficiaries include Governor appointed State government entities. It is anticipated the oral health workforce also will benefit.

Award Procedure:

Notification is made in writing by a Notice of Award.

Contact Info for Headquarters Office:

Shane Rogers Room 9A-27, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857 Phone: 301) 443-5260

Website Address:

www.hrsa.gov.

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