Comprehensive Sickle Cell Clinical Care
CSFA Number: 482-00-1117
Agency Name
Department Of Public Health (482)
Agency Contact
Rebecca Barnett
(217) 782-1227
rebecca.barnett@illinois.gov
Short Description
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Office of Health Promotion, will provide funding to support the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Clinical Care Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) to provide health care to patients with sickle cell disease and to provide support for families. Education and information about sickle cell disease will be provided to health care providers and the public.
Subject Area
Healthcare
Program Function
Health
Enabling Legislation
Newborn Metabolic Screening
Objectives and Goals
The grantee is required to:

- Ensure adult and pediatric patients in need of inpatient care are offered comprehensive care, as well as appropriate interdisciplinary services, by the UIC Sickle Cell Center and other collaborating UIC program areas.

- Provide acute care treatment to adult patients with sickle cell disease with pain crisis. Patients in need of acute pain management will be offered services by trained physicians and nurses seven days a week for an appropriate number of hours.

- Provide interdisciplinary outpatient care for both adult and pediatric sickle cell patients, including increasing the number of registered patients; providing longitudinal care in a medical home for existing sickle cell patients; serving as a referral source for consultations for new patients with recommendations delivered to referring physicians; and providing telephone consultation advice for external medical care providers and public health entities regarding management of sickle cell patients.

- Increase awareness of sickle cell disease and available services through education to communities and health care professionals.
Types of Assistance
Non-competitive
Uses and Restrictions
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Office of Health Promotion, will provide funding to support the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Clinical Care Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) to provide health care to patients with sickle cell disease and to provide support for families. Education and information about sickle cell disease will be provided to health care providers and the public.

Unallowable or prohibited uses of grant funds include, but are not limited to the following:
• Political or religious purposes
• Contributions or donations
• Fundraising or legislative lobbying expenses
• Conference registration fees
• Payment of bad or non-program related debts, fines or penalties
• Contribution to a contingency fund or provision for unforeseen events
• Research
• Incentives, including but not limited to t-shirts, bags, backpacks, hats, pencils, rulers, coloring books, stress balls, band-aid holders, mugs and cookware.
• Entertainment, food, alcoholic beverages and gratuities
• Membership fees, interest or financial payments, or other fines or penalties
• Purchase or improvement of land or purchase, improvement or construction of a building
• Lease of facility space.
• Equipment in excess of 5 percent of the grant award.
• Expenditures that may create conflict of interest or the perception of impropriety
• Audit expenses
• Exhibit fees of any kind
• Subscription costs
• Association dues
• Expenses for credentialing (e.g., CHES certification)
• Airfare
• Out of state travel costs
Eligibility Requirements
The sole, eligible applicant is the University of Illinois at Chicago.

The applicant may apply for a grant, however, will not be eligible for a grant award until pre-qualification has occurred through the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) Grantee Portal. http://www.grants.illinois

Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Applications must be submitted via the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Electronic Grants Administration and Management System (EGrAMS).

Applications will be reviewed for content, work plan activities, budget proposals and required application supplemental material.
Assistance Consideration
Cost sharing is not required.
The applicant may voluntarily identify indirect costs as a programmatic match, or in-kind, in order to allocate the entire grant award for direct costs.
Post Assistance Requirements
The grantee is required to submit quarterly progress reports on their work plan objectives. Failure to submit required reports in a timely manner will result in delays with approval of reimbursements. The grantee will ensure semi-annual reports are submitted in the provided format as follows:
1st Quarter Report due by: 10/31/19
2nd Quarter Report due by: 1/31/20
3rd Quarter Report due by: 4/30/20
4th Quarter Report due by: 7/15/20
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
N/A
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2017 : $471,800
FY 2018 : $483,900
FY 2019 : $483,900
FY 2020 : $483,900
Federal Funding
None
Notice of Funding Opportunities
None
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
03788602HThe Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois - Chicago07/01/201906/30/2020483,900