The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Project funds may be used for costs associated with planning, organizing, conducting, and supporting sodium reduction strategies at the community and/or state level.
Applicants must adhere to all CDC guidelines regarding allowable and unallowable expenses.
CDC will have substantial involvement with the award recipient during performance of the funded activity.
Applicants must adhere to all CDC guidelines regarding allowable and unallowable expenses and activities.
An official state health department (or its bona fide agent), or its equivalent, as designated by the Governor, is to serve as the lead/fiduciary agency for Small City and Rural Community applications.
For this announcement, the term "State" includes the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
The term "small city" is defined as a local health department that serves a jurisdiction with a population between 50,000 - 250,000 people.
The term "rural area" is defined as a local health department that serves a jurisdiction with a population of 50,000 people and below.
An official local health department (or its bona fide agent), or its equivalent, as designated by the mayor, county executive, or other equivalent governmental official, will serve as the lead/fiduciary agent for a Large City application.
For this announcement, the term "large city" is defined as a local health department that serves a jurisdiction with a population of more than 500,000 people.
Federally recognized Tribal Governments, Regional Area Indian Health Boards, Urban Indian organizations, and Inter-Tribal Councils will serve as the lead/fiduciary agency for Tribal Community applications.
Any U.S. state, political subdivision and U.S. territories (as described above), and other public entities will benefit.
Applicants should document the need for assistance, state the objectives of the project, outline the method of operation, describe the evaluation procedures, and provide a budget with justification of funds. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is required.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.
12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110.
Awardees will receive an electronic copy of the Notice of Award (NoA) from the CDC PGO. The NoA shall be the only binding, authorizing document between the awardee and CDC. The NoA will be signed by an authorized GMO and emailed to the awardee program director. Any application awarded in response to this FOA will be subject to the DUNS, CCR Registration and Federal Funding Accountability And Transparency Act Of 2006 (FFATA) requirements. Unsuccessful applicants will receive notification of the results of the application review by email with delivery receipt.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
This program is authorized under Section 317(k)(2) of the Public Health Services Act (PHS Act), 42 U.S.C. 247b(k)(2) as amended.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 120 to 180 days.
> 180 Days.
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Project periods are for 1 to 5 years with 12-month budget periods. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Post Assistance Requirements
Annual progress reports are required.
No cash reports are required.
Annual progress reports are required.
Federal Financial Reports are required 90 days after the end of the calendar quarter.
Annual Progress reports are required.
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.
There is a 3-year record retention requirement; records shall be retained beyond the 3-year period if final audit has not been done or findings resolved. Property records must be retained in accordance with PHS Grants Policy Statement requirements.
(Salaries) FY 12 $0; FY 13 est $1,900,000; and FY 14 est $19,000,000 - New program in Fy13. No updates for FY12 and I am unable to deselect "Not Separately Identificable".
FY13 est 1.9 million
FY14 est 1.9 million.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
250,000 for Large City Applicants; $350,000 for state coordinated applicants (this amount is subject to the availability of funds.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Regional or Local Office
Kristy Mugavero 4770 Buford Highway, MS F72
, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 Email: KMugavero@cdc.gov Phone: 770-488-2047
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Phase I Review: All eligible applications will be initially reviewed for completeness by the CDC s Procurement and Grants Office (PGO) staff. In addition, eligible applications will be jointly reviewed for responsiveness by the CDC NCCDPHP and PGO. Incomplete applications and applications that are non-responsive to the eligibility criteria will not advance to Phase II review. Applicants will be notified that the application did not meet eligibility and/or published submission requirements.
Phase II Review: An objective review panel will evaluate complete and responsive applications according to the criteria listed in the criteria section of the FOA. Applicants will be notified electronically if the application did not meet eligibility and/or published submission requirements thirty (30) days after the completion of Phase II review .
Applications will be funded in order by score and rank determined by the review panel.