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Funding Opportunity Number:
Feb 02, 2012
Feb 02, 2012
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Mar 06, 2012
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Mar 06, 2012
Apr 05, 2012
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Money Follows the Person Rebalancing Demonstration
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
This Planning Grant solicitation affords States the opportunity to receive funds awarded to produce the Draft Operational Protocol based on the criteria in the MFP solicitation.
States will be required to provide the following in responding to this application in addition to the required forms that must be submitted as per Section IV, 2, (A):
1.A cover letter requesting funding for a Planning Grant: Development of the Money Follows the Person Rebalancing Demonstration Draft Operational Protocol, signed by the Medicaid Director that indicates that the State Medicaid Agency intends to submit a grant application for a 2012 Money Follows the Person Rebalancing Demonstration Grant.
2.A Description of how funding would be used to develop the Draft OP and how funding would be used to insure direct involvement of Stakeholders, including individuals with disabilities and their families and the advocacy community in the development of the OP.
3.A Line Item Budget and Budget Narrative describing each item.
A description of the Organizational Structure: Identify the entity that is responsible for the management of this grant.
Narrative Staffing Plan:
?The number, title, and if known, the names of staff that will be dedicated to the grant. Percentage of time each individual/position is dedicated to the grant.
?Brief description of role/responsibilities of each position.
?Number of contracted individuals supporting the grant.
?A bio-sketch or resume of the proposed Project Director.