The project manager is responsible for overall contract management, including ensuring that substantive changes in scope which impact the project budget are satisfactorily resolved with DHSPS, administering contractual obligations performed by subcontractors, and monitoring purchase orders issued by authorized staff.


Healthy Start Specifics

The Healthy Start Project Manager has fiduciary responsibility for the prudent use of Healthy Start grant funds to achieve program objectives. This includes establishing sound financial practices for the accurate and timely reporting of expenditures consistent with HRSA guidelines, internal controls consistent with accounting standards to safeguard project funds, written duties and expectations for financial staff, and performance-based service contracting.

Questions about your grant should be directed to your HRSA Grants Management Specialist.


Other Resources

  • Sample Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Template: An editable template you can use to draw up MOUs for your Healthy Start program. An MOU is a document used to establish the terms of partnership between two organizations. In general, an MOU names the organizations involved in the partnership, defines the goals of the relationship, establishes any reporting requirements, and specifies the expected duration of the partnership. An MOU is not a commitment of funds.