Ohio Program for Campus Safety & Mental Health

Grant Application FAQs

Collaborative Program Development Grants (CPDG) Frequently Asked Questions

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Question: Are food/meal expenses covered by CPDG funding?
Response: No, food/meal expenses are not a covered expense unless as a part of a per diem for someone on travel status.

Question: Can travel be covered by CPDG funding?
Response: Yes, travel expenses generally can cover a consultant trainer travel, and travel expenses related to continuing education.

Question: How can we submit letters of commitment/cooperation?
Response: Letters of commitment/cooperation can be submitted to: opcsmh@neomed.edu

Question: My organization would like to submit additional information beyond the limits of the 1000 characters, is that permitted or possible?
Response: Yes, if additional space is necessary, additional documentation can be submitted to: opcsmh@neomed.edu

Question: My organization does not have a DUNS number, nor are we registered in SAM.gov, can we still apply?
Response: Yes, however, if selected as a grantee, an organization must have a DUNS number and be registered in SAM.gov

Question: My organization is partnering/collaborating with another organization on a grant proposal, are we also able to apply as an individual organization?
Response: Yes, the OPCSMH Collaborative Program Development Grant (CPDG) is a competitive program, however, final funding amounts are subject to the availability of funds.

Question: If selected as a grantee, how often is reporting required?
Response: A monthly report is not required, however, upon request and at the close of the grant period, grantee will provide financial reports for interim review or year-end processes.

Question: Is there a final report template?
Response: The OPCSMH will collect both qualitative and quantitative data on grant activities with an emphasis on individuals reached with proposed activities, barriers, and facilitators to progress, and overall impact. New this year, the OPCSMH has implemented an automated reporting process. In addition to a three to five page Project Summary, all grantees must submit their outcomes and participation data.

All questions regarding SFY21 CPDG grants can be directed to opcsmh@neomed.edu.

– State Fiscal Year 2021


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