Funded projects include: Street Outreach Programs; Risk Reduction Programs; Community Intervention Programs; HIV Prevention Care Management; Minority Community-Based HIV Prevention Projects; National/Regional Minority Organization (HIV/STD Prevention, Immunization, and TB) Projects; and Primary and Secondary HIV Prevention 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.
It is anticipated that in FY 2007 approximately 218 awards will be funded.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Project funds may be used to promote coordination for primary and secondary HIV prevention efforts among community-based organizations, HIV education/prevention service agencies, and nonprofit national and regional organizations.
Nongovernmental public and nonprofit private entities are eligible, including American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments or tribal organizations located wholly or in part within their boundaries..
Public and nonprofit private entities.
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 justification of funds requested. Costs for nonprofit recipients will be determined in accordance with HHS Regulations, 45 CFR Part 74, Subpart Q.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not required.
Applications are subject to Executive Order 12372.
This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.
12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the officials 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.
This program is eligible for coverage under the Public Health System Reporting Requirements.
Under these requirements, all community-based nongovernmental applicants must report to the appropriate state and/or local health agency as determined by the applicant.
Information on the submission of applications may be obtained from the Grants Management Officer, Grants Management Branch, Procurement and Grants Office. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Telephone: (770) 488-2720. The standard application forms must be used for this program as furnished by the Public Health Service and requirement by OMB Circular No. A-110 for nongovernmental applicants. This program is subject to the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-110 for nonprofit organization.
After review and approval of an application, a notice of award is prepared and processed, along with appropriate notification to the public.
Contact Headquarters Office listed below for application deadlines.
Public Health Service Act, Section 301(a), 42 U.S.C. 241(a), as amended, and Section 317, 42 U.S.C. 247b(a), as amended.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 3 to 6 months.
Project periods are for 1 to 5 years with 12-month budget periods. Applications must be obtained from Grants Management Officer, Grants Management Branch, Procurement and Grants Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Telephone: (770) 488-2722.
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula or matching requirements. Although there are no matching requirements, applicants must assume part of the project cost and fiscal information must be provided in the narrative portion of the applications pursuant to provisions of Section 317 of the Public Health Service Act.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Post Assistance Requirements
Quarterly or semiannual progress reports are required.
Financial status reports are required no later than 90 days after the end of each budget period.
Final financial status and performance reports are required 90 days after the end of a project period.
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Nonprofit 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.
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.
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 07 $80,129,143; FY 08 est $77,501,379; and FY 09 est $77,501,379.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$95,000 to $2,250,000; $367,200.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Regulations governing this program are published under 42 CFR Part 51b. Guidelines are available in the application kit. PHS Grants Policy Statement No. 94-50,000 (Revised) April 1, 1994.
Regional or Local Office
Grants Management Contact: Cheryl Maddux, Grants Management Officer, Grants Management Branch, Procurement and Grants Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2920 Brandywine Road, Room 3000, Atlanta, GA 30341. Telephone: (770) 498-1911.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Applications will be evaluated based on: (1) Agreements between all agencies providing professional and/or supportive care, either voluntarily or for fees; (2) a description of the approach that will be used to provide prevention case management services; and (3) a description of how services will complement/expand existing agency primary and secondary services and specific criteria published in program guidance.