Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022
(1) The program is required to direct funds
to communities planning for certified school-based health centers and will do
so through a competitive grant proposal process for one or two year planning
Any of the following
entities may be eligible to apply for planning grant funds on behalf of their
(a) A local public health
(b) A school or school
(c) A coordinated care
organization as that is defined in ORS 414.025;
(d) Medical, dental or mental health
governmental entity or person that can demonstrate a significant interest and
involvement in establishing, assisting or coordinating with SBHCs.
(3) The program will specify in
its published request for proposals which entities within a community are
eligible for that specific grant award.
(4) Planning grant applicants will be
evaluated on elements outlined in the request for proposal, which must include
but is not limited to an evaluation of community need and readiness for a SBHC.
(5) The grant amount awarded shall
be determined based on number of awarded applicants and legislatively approved
(6) Funding for planning
communities shall be awarded for up to two years.