Aid to Local Grant Information and

Application Process

KDHE Information Technology/Systems Applications Subject to Aid-to-Local Security & Confidentiality Requirements

All local agencies having access to KDHE information systems must agree to comply with applicable state and federal law regarding the use and dissemination of data, information and records obtained or maintained in the performance of this contract. Full details can be found in the Notice of Grant Award received by each grantee. See here for list of systems and contacts for notification of changes in staffing access: KDHE Information Technology/Systems Applications Subject to Aid-to-Local Security & Confidentiality Requirements

Application Submission – All SFY2016 applications will be submitted in the new online Catalyst system.  One username and password for access to Catalyst was sent to the primary contact on file in fiscal for all active (SFY2015) grantees and contractors. All new applicants and anyone who has not already received access should contact the Catalyst Support Team ( to request a
username and password.

The Catalyst system will open for applications on January 15, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. and will close on March 16, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. No new applications or edits to applications will be accepted after that date and time. 

Before starting your application, please complete the following training courses on Kansas TRAIN (

• Catalyst Training 1: Catalyst Navigation (Course #1054439)
• Catalyst Training 2: Application Process Overview in Catalyst (Course #1054483)
• Catalyst Training 3: Application Management in Catalyst (Course #1054567)
• Catalyst Training 4: Applying for Funding Announcement(s) in Catalyst (Course #1054672)

For general guidelines for completing and submitting applications see:


Important Details for All Applicants:

  1. Grant Application Guidelines FY2016 This document details contractual expectations.  All grantees will be expected to read and comply with these guidelines. These details are also included in the Universal Contract. Grant Application Guidelines SGF2016
  2. Grant Application Signature Page This document will be found in the Catalyst system and requires a date and signature before application submission is considered complete. On the “Organization Summary” page in Catalyst, you will find a button that will create this document.   Print, sign, date, scan, and attach the completed “Signature Page” document in the Attachment section of the “Organization Summary” page in Catalyst.
  3. Budgets – For each application (including State Formula), complete the "Budget" section. On the "Grant Application" page, there is an attachment with instructions for what items to include in the budget for each grant. Public health preparedness grant budgets will not be due until award amounts have been set.
  4. If you are a local health department, complete and submit the “State Formula” application.
  5. Instructions and grant program details for all Categorical Grant Funds are available at the following links:
  6. All Applicants – All entries in Catalyst must be completed by March 16, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. The system will close and grants will be “submitted” at that time. The “Signature Page” document must be scanned and attached for grant applications to be considered complete.



Who to contact

E-mail Address


Budgets, funding allocations, contracts or affidavits

Kevin Shaughnessey


Aid-to-local application processes

Nichole Fairley


Catalyst user access or functionality

Catalyst Support






Program-specific requirements and processes

KDHE Program Contact



Child Care Licensing Program

Lorrena Steelman


Chronic Disease Risk Reduction (CDRR)

Carol Cramer


Community-Based Primary Care Clinic Grant

Ashley Muninger


Disease Intervention

Jennifer Vandevelde


Family Planning

Christina Flyntz


Healthy Family Services

Barbara Kramer


Immunization Action Plan

Sarah Cruz


Maternal & Child Health

Carrie Akin


Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP)

Jennifer Vandevelde


Pregnancy Maintenance Initiative (PMI)

Barbara Kramer


Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Jamie Hemler


Ryan White

Scott Strobel


State Formula

Jane Shirley


STI/HIV Prevention Program

Stephanie Green


Teen Pregnancy Targeted Case Management

Barbara Kramer


WIC/ICP Collaborative

Sarah Cruz



Reporting for SFY 2015 – Affidavit format and report submission for SFY 2015 will NOT be moved into Catalyst. The process for the current grant year is not changed.

Reporting Requirements and Reporting Document Links

Reporting forms and instructions for SFY16 will be communicated to grantees by August 1, 2015.