Sickle Cell Follow Up
CSFA Number: 482-00-0918
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 hematology centers to assure the availability of statewide services to families in Illinois who have a newborn or child with a sickling disorder or trait.

Sickle cell centers will provide diagnostic services, treatment and counseling of patients. In addition, education and information about sickling disorders and treatment will be provided to health care providers and communities.
Subject Area
Healthcare
Program Function
Health
Enabling Legislation
Newborn Metabolic Screening Act [410 ILCS 240]
Objectives and Goals
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Office of Health Promotion, will provide funding to hematology centers to assure the availability of statewide services to families in Illinois who have a newborn or child with a sickling disorder or trait. Sickle cell centers will provide diagnostic services, treatment and counseling of patients. In addition, education and information about sickling disorders and treatment will be provided to health care providers and communities.

Goal 1: Provide medical services for newborns and children with sickle cell disease/trait or other clinically significant hemoglobinopathies identified through newborn screening.
Objective 1: Provide medical services, such as, patient assessment, counseling, laboratory services and potential long-term patient care, when clinically indicated.

Goal 2: Increase awareness of sickling disorders in the community through planned educational activities to consumers, health care professionals or local health departments.
Objective 1: Provide a minimum of one sickle cell-related educational or outreach activity per quarter to health care professionals and/or consumers, such as staff continuing education, in person presentations, webinars, or development of educational materials.

Goal 3: Collaborate with local health departments or community medical providers in coordinating referrals for their clients and acting as a resource for educational services.
Objective 1: Provide education and act as a resource to local health departments or community organizations as needed.
Types of Assistance
Formula Grants
Uses and Restrictions
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Office of Health Promotion, will provide funding to hematology centers to assure the availability of statewide services to families in Illinois who have a newborn or child with a sickling disorder or trait. Sickle cell centers will provide diagnostic services, treatment and counseling of patients. In addition, education and information about sickling disorders and treatment will be provided to health care providers and communities.

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
• 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
Eligible applicants include pediatric hematology centers that provide services to Illinois residents. Applications will be reviewed, evaluated and funded based on program need, availability of funds and history of efficient use of Sickle Cell Follow Up grant funds.

Eligible applicants must meet pre-qualification requirements through the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) Grantee Portal prior to applying. http://www.grants.illinois.gov
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations; Education Organizations; Nonprofit Organizations; For-Profit Organizations; Other;
Application and Award Processing
Eligible applicants include pediatric hematology centers funded by the Illinois Department of Public Health in State Fiscal Year 2019 for Sickle Cell Follow Up grant activities.

Applicants will be reviewed, evaluated and funded based on program need, availability of funds and history of efficient use of Sickle Cell Follow Up grant funds.
Assistance Consideration
Cost sharing is not required.

Post Assistance Requirements
1st Quarter Report Due By: October 31, 2019
2nd Quarter Report Due By: January 31, 2020
3rd Quarter Report Due By: April 30, 2020
4th Quarter Report Due By: July 31, 2020
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
N/A
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2017 : $226,700
FY 2018 : $226,700
FY 2019 : $306,000
FY 2020 : $306,000
Federal Funding
None
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
DetailsNA$21000 - $5000002/28/2019 - 04/01/2019 : 5:00 pm
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
03788308HBoard of Trustees of the University of Illinois07/01/201906/30/202050,000
03788302HAnn and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago07/01/201906/30/202048,000
03788301HAdvocate Christ Medical Center07/01/201906/30/202033,000
03788307HThe Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois - Chicago07/01/201906/30/202033,000
03788305HSaint Louis University07/01/201906/30/202027,000