Prevention of Disease, Disability, and Death by Infectious Diseases

Strengthen public health fundamentals, including infectious disease surveillance, laboratory detection, and epidemiologic investigation: Modernize infectious disease surveillance to drive public health action.

Expand the role of public health and clinical laboratories in disease control and prevention.

Improve
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capacity for epidemiologic investigations and public health response.

Advance workforce development and training to sustain and strengthen public health practice.

Identify and implement high‐impact public health interventions to reduce infectious diseases
Identify and validate high‐impact tools for disease reduction, including new vaccines; strategies and tools for infection control and treatment; and interventions to reduce disease transmitted by animals or insects.

Use proven tools and interventions to reduce high‐burden infectious diseases, including vaccine‐preventable diseases; healthcare‐associated infections; HIV/AIDS; foodborne infections; and chronic viral hepatitis.



Develop and advance policies to prevent, detect, and control infectious diseases: Ensure the availability of sound scientific data to support the development of evidence‐based and cost‐effective policies.

Advance polices to improve prevention, detection, and control of infectious diseases, with specific focus on those that help integrate clinical infectious disease preventive practices into U.S.

healthcare.

Increase community and individual engagement in disease prevention efforts.

Strengthen global capacity to detect and respond to outbreaks with the potential to cross borders.

Address microbial drug resistance.

Promote "One‐Health" approaches to prevent emergence and spread of zoonotic diseases.


Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

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.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories




Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Project funds may be used for costs associated with planning, organizing, conducting, and supporting programs directed towards prevention of disease, disability, and death by control of infectious diseases, and for the implementation of other program elements as described above in Section 50 and through CDC allowable and unallowable expenses.

Recipients may only expend funds for reasonable program purposes, including personnel, travel, supplies, and services, such as contractual.

Awardees may not generally use HHS/CDC/ATSDR funding for the purchase of furniture or equipment.

Any such proposed spending must be identified in the budget.

The direct and primary recipient in a cooperative agreement program must perform a substantial role in carrying out project objectives and not merely serve as a conduit for an award to another party or provider who is ineligible.

Reimbursement of pre-award costs is not allowed.

Recipients may not use funds for construction or building projects.



Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Higher Education Institutions:
• Public/State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education
• Private Institutions of Higher Education

The following types of Higher Education Institutions are always encouraged to apply for CDC support as Public or Private Institutions of Higher Education:
• Hispanic-serving Institutions
• Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
• Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs)
• Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions

Nonprofits Other Than Institutions of Higher Education
Nonprofits (Other than Institutions of Higher Education)

For- Profit Organizations
Small Businesses
For-Profit Organizations (Other than Small Businesses)

Governments
State Governments
County Governments
City or Township Governments
Special District Governments
Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Federally Recognized)
Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized)
Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government
U.S.

Territory or Possession

Other
Independent School Districts
Public Housing Authorities/Indian Housing Authorities
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Faith-based or Community-based Organizations
Regional Organizations

Bona Fide Agents: a Bona Fide Agent is an agency/organization identified by the state as eligible to submit an application under the state eligibility in lieu of a state application.

If applying as a bona fide agent of a state or local government, a legal, binding agreement from the state or local government as documentation of the status is required.

Attach with "Other Attachment Forms" when submitting via www.grants.gov.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Higher Education Institutions:
• Public/State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education
• Private Institutions of Higher Education

The following types of Higher Education Institutions are always encouraged to apply for CDC support as Public or Private Institutions of Higher Education:
• Hispanic-serving Institutions
• Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
• Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs)
• Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions

Nonprofits Other Than Institutions of Higher Education
Nonprofits (Other than Institutions of Higher Education)


Governments
State Governments
County Governments
City or Township Governments
Special District Governments
Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Federally Recognized)
Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized)
Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government
U.S. Territory or Possession

Other
Independent School Districts
Public Housing Authorities/Indian Housing Authorities
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Faith-based or Community-based Organizations
Regional Organizations

Bona Fide Agents: a Bona Fide Agent is an agency/organization identified by the state as eligible to submit an application under the state eligibility in lieu of a state application. If applying as a bona fide agent of a state or local government, a legal, binding agreement from the state or local government as documentation of the status is required. Attach with "Other Attachment Forms" when submitting via www.grants.gov.

Credentials/Documentation

No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102 . OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. Forms and instructions are available in an interactive format on the CDC web site, at the following Internet address: www.cdc.gov/od/pgo/forminfo.htm. To apply for research funding opportunities, use application form PHS 398 (OMB number 0925-0001 rev. 5/2001. Submit the signed original and five copies of your application by mail or express delivery service to: Technical Information Management, CDC Procurement and Grants Office, 2920 Brandywine Road, Atlanta, GA 30341. State and local governments may use Form 5161. An original and two copies must be submitted. This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR Parts 74 or 92, as appropriate.

Award Procedures

After review and approval, a notice of award is prepared and processed, along with appropriate notification to the public, initial award provides funds for first budget period (usually 12 months) and Notice of Award indicates support recommended for the remainder of project period, allocation of Federal funds by budget categories, and special conditions, if any. However, applicants are encouraged to call CDC for programmatic technical assistance prior to the development and submission of their assistance application.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Public Health Service Act, Title 42, Section 243, 247b(k)(2).

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 90 to 120 days.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

If additional support is desired to continue a research project beyond the approved project period, an application for competing continuation must be submitted for review in the same manner as a new application. Projects are renewable for periods of 1 to 3 years.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Assistance is available for a 12-month budget period within project periods ranging from 1 to 5 years . After awards are issued, funds are released in accordance with the payment procedure established by the grantee institution with DHHS, which may be an Electronic Transfer System or a Monthly Cost Request System. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Financial status and progress reports are required annually.

Upon completion of the project, final financial status and performance reports are required.

Interim reporting requirements may be delineated in the FOA.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Progress reports are required annually.

Interim reporting requirements may be delineated in the FOA.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Required annually.

Required annually.

Required annually.

Audits

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. In addition, grants and cooperative agreements are subject to inspection and audits by DHHS and other Federal government officials.

Records

Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to the project must be kept readily available for review by personnel authorized to examine PHS grant accounts. Records must be maintained for a minimum of 3 years after the end of a budget period. If questions still remain, such as those raised as a result of an audit, records must be retained until completion or resolution of any audit in process or pending resolution. Property records must be retained in accordance with PHS Grants Policy Statement requirements.

Financial Information

Account Identification

75-0943-0-1-550.

Obigations

(Salaries) FY 12 $0; FY 13 est $13,142,622; and FY 14 est $14,100,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

500000 - 5000000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices.

Headquarters Office

Gregory J Anderson 1600 Clifton Road
MS: E-60, Atlanta, Georgia 30333 Email: gca5@cdc.gov Phone: 4047188833

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Applications are reviewed on the basis of scientific/technical merit, with attention given to such matters as: (1) The degree to which the applicant satisfies the essential requirements and possesses other desired characteristics, such as depth, breadth, and scientific merit of the overall application relative to the types of research and demonstration projects proposed; (2) clarity of purpose and overall qualifications, adequacy and appropriateness of personnel to accomplish proposed prevention research projects and demonstration projects, and the nation"s health priorities and needs; (3) ability to generalize, translate and disseminate to State or local health departments, boards of education and other appropriate national regional, and local public health agencies and organizations; (4) reasonableness of the proposed budget in relation to the work proposed.



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