§ 1–325.321. Definitions.
For the purposes of this part, the term:
(1) “Fund” means the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Fund established in § 1-325.322.
(2) “Grant-managing entity” means , for Fiscal Year 2017, the Department of Health, as authorized by § 1-325.325.
For temporary (90 days) addition of this part, see § 5152-5156 of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-377, July 14, 2014, 61 DCR 7598, 20 STAT 3696).
For temporary (90 days) addition of this part, see §§ 5142-5147 of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-449, October 10, 2014, 61 DCR 10915, 20 STAT 4188).
For temporary (90 days) addition of this part, see §§ 5142-5147 of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Second Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-566, January 9, 2015, 62 DCR 884, 21 STAT 541).
§ 1–325.322. Teen Pregnancy Prevention Fund.
(a) There is established a Teen Pregnancy Prevention Fund (“Fund”) to provide grants to nonprofit organizations.
(b) Grants from the Fund shall be awarded by the Department of Health to nonprofit organizations for the purpose of implementing the following types of programs, consistent with an evidence-based, community-wide teen pregnancy prevention model:
(1) Health services for teens;
(2) Reproductive health education;
(3) Professional development and training;
(4) Research and policy development related to teen pregnancy; and
(5) Public education and awareness on teen pregnancy.
(c) Grants from the Fund shall be awarded, subject to the availability of funding, as follows:
(1) All grants shall be awarded on a competitive basis;
(2) The grant funds shall be used exclusively to serve District of Columbia residents; and
(3) All grants shall be subject to subchapter II of Chapter 5 of Title 2.
(d) The Fund shall be administered pursuant to the requirements set forth in part B of subchapter XII-A of this chapter.
§ 1–325.323. Required information before approval.
(a) To be eligible to receive a grant from the grant-managing entity pursuant to § 1-325.322, a grantee shall submit the following required documentation to the grant- managing entity, as well as any additional information required by the grant-managing entity:
(1) Internal Revenue Service certification that the organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, approved August 16, 1954 (68A 24 Stat. 163; 26 U.S.C. § 501(c)(3));
(2)(A) The organization’s most recent financial audit, not more than 2 years old; or
(B) A recent financial statement, not more than one year old, prepared by a certified accountant that shows that the organization is in good financial standing and which delineates its:
(i) Existing assets and liabilities;
(ii) Pending lawsuits, if any; and
(iii) Pending and final judgments, if any,
(3) Internal Revenue Service Form 990 covering the organization’s most recently completed fiscal year;
(4) A notarized statement from the grantee certifying that:
(A) The organization is current on District and federal taxes;
(B) The grant-managing entity is authorized to verify the organization’s tax status with the Office of Tax and Revenue and the Office of Tax and Revenue is authorized to release this information to the grant-managing entity;
(C) The grant-managing entity shall have access to the grantee’s financial, administrative, and operational records, including specific consent for the grant-managing entity to access its books, accounts, records, findings, and documents related to the grant; and
(D) The grantee is registered with the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs; and
(5) A comprehensive program statement that includes a detailed:
(A) Scope of work; and
(B) Budget that describes how the grant funds shall be spent.
§ 1–325.324. Reporting requirements.
Beginning December 1, 2017, the grant-managing entity shall submit a semiannual report to the Council of all District funds allocated, which includes:
(1) Detailed grantee data;
(2) Performance measures and performance outcomes under each grant;
(3) The specific services provided under each grant;
(4) The entity providing the services, if one other than the grantee;
(5) The time period of delivery of the services;
(6) The type of service provided;
(7) The actual amount paid for the services; and
(8) The amount of other expenditures under the grant, if any.
§ 1–325.325. Authorization for grant-managing entity.
For Fiscal Year 2017, the Department of Health is designated as the grant-managing entity.
Effect of Amendments
The 2015 amendment by D.C. Law 21-36 substituted “For Fiscal Year 2016” for “For Fiscal Year 2015.”
For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 5052 of the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2015 (D.C. Act 21-127, July 27, 2015, 62 DCR 10201).
§ 1–325.326. Limitation on duplicative projects.
The grant-managing entity shall take steps to avoid awarding a grant to a nonprofit that has been awarded or is being awarded funds from another District agency for the same or similar program purposes for which it is applying for funding from the Fund.