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  Funding Opportunity Details
 -367182-FY21 RFP 58821016 for Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA/BCaBA) Grants
  Health Care Delivery Systems
  Application Deadline: 10/20/2020 4:00 PM
Award Amount Range: Not Applicable
Project Start Date: 01/01/2021
Project End Date: 01/01/2027
Award Announcement Date: 12/07/2020
Eligible Applicant: Refer to RFP
Program Officer: Kathy Karn
Phone: 515-336-4485 x
Categorical Area: Local Public Health Services

It is the responsibility of the Applicant to review all attachments listed in the section below, including the Request for Proposal (RFP) Document.

The issuance of the RFP in no way constitutes a committment by IDPH to award a contract.

Excerpts from the RFP:

1.01     Purpose 

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) # 58821016 is to solicit applications that will enable the Iowa Department of Public Health (referred to as Department) to select the most qualified applicant to receive a grant towards program tuition and fees associated with obtaining certification as a behavior analyst or assistant behavior analyst. The goal of this endeavor is to expand the number of board-certified behavior analysts (BCBA) and board-certified assistant behavior analysts (BCaBA) providing behavioral analysis services to Iowans. The program is administered by the Department through the Iowa Administrative Code 641 Chapter 107 in compliance with Iowa Code section 135.181.

Schedule of Important Dates  (All times and dates listed are local Iowa time.)

The following dates are set forth for informational purposes.  The Department reserves the right to change them.



RFP Issued

September 1, 2020

Written Questions and Responses


Round 1 Questions Due:

Responses Posted By:

September 15, 2020

September 22, 2020

Final Questions Due:

Responses Posted By:

September 29, 2020

October 6, 2020

Applications Due

October 20, 2020 by 4:00 PM Local Iowa Time

Post Notice of Intent to Award

December 7, 2020

 Click on the File Name to open attachment
Description File Name File Size
A - FY21 RFP 58821016 BCBA-BCaBA Grant Program A- FY21 RFP 58821016 BCBA-BCaBA Grant Program.pdf 261 KB
B - IowaGrants Registration Instructions B IowaGrants Registration Instructions.pdf 874 KB
C - IDPH Application Instruction Guidance C IDPH Application Instruction Guidance.pdf 1.9 MB
D - Draft FY21 BCBA-BCaBA Contract Template D- Draft FY21 BCBA-BCaBA Contract Template.pdf 200 KB
E - Draft FY21 BCBA-BCaBA Application Score Tool E- Draft FY21 BCBA-BCaBA Application Score Tool.pdf 73 KB
F - BCBA-BCaBA Grant Application Frequently Asked Questions F- BCBA-BCaBA Grant Application Frequently Asked Questions.pdf 70 KB
G - BCBA-BCaBA Acceptable Documentation Checklist G- BCBA-BCaBA Acceptable Documentation Checklist.pdf 148 KB
 Website Links
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URL Description BCBA Eligibility Requirements BCBA/BCaBA Experience Standards BCBA/BCaBA Grant Application Checklist Board-Certified Behavior Analyst and Board-Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst Grants Program Rules Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Application IDPH General Conditions IRS FORM W-9
Submitted Date Question Answer
09/15/2020 Is there a resource we can reference for the Minority Impact statement section? Applicants may reference Iowa Code 2020, Section 8.11 - Department of Management-Budget and Financial Control Act for information regarding this requirement. This form is required by the state to collect information about the potential impact of the project’s proposed programs or policies on minority group(s). The applicant must determine the potential impact of this program on any minority populations served or benefiting from these services and must answer each question to the best of their ability. The applicant must enter either “Yes”, “No”, or “N/A” to the responses for the Minority Impact Statement questions 1-3.
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