Mobilization For Health: National Prevention Partnership Awards

The purpose of the program is to conduct and support research programs and to conduct and support programs in health promotion, disease preventive health services, education and training, and communications to support such work by private non-profit entities.

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.

Regional Offices will be identified separately.

Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

The program would be targeted on efforts related to preventive or educational or wellness services focused on projects (pilot/demonstration projects) to include children pregnant, diverse and adult populations designed to decrease infectious diseases by stimulating immunization rate improvements.

A wide range of evidence-based programs are eligible for these funds.

Grants are available to funding medically accurate and age appropriate programs that reduce health disparities in infectious disease.

Of the $7.7 million appropriated, $1 million must be used for programs that have been proven effective through rigorous evaluation to regional health community grants to develop, educate, train, and communicate strategies for health promotion and disease prevention in the 10 regional health districts of the US.

Funds are to support reasonable program purposes including staffing, supplies, and services.

Grant funds may not be used for: Building alterations or renovations; Construction; Fund-raising activities; Job training; Political education and lobbying; Vocational rehabilitation.

Estimated Funds Available for Competition: $7.7 million
Anticipated Number of Awards: Category A - 20 awards; Category B - 15 Awards
Range of Awards: Award range A: $50,000 to 75,000
Award range B: Between $50,001 and $500,000.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Public (including city, county, regional, and State government) organizations and private nonprofit entities.

Beneficiary Eligibility

All children, women (including pregnant women), and adults, including those underserved and minority populations in the US.


A nonprofit private entity must provide evidence of its nonprofit status. Allowability of costs charged to the grant will be determined in accordance with the following Cost Principles: OMB Circular No. A-21 for educational institutions, OMB Circular No. A-122 for nonprofit organizations. Faith based organizations are eligible to apply. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.


Application Procedures

OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. To apply, access the announcement thru Enter the CFDA# and follow the website instructions. Applications submitted after the deadlines will not be accepted for review. The submission deadline will not be extended. Applications which do not conform to the requirements of the grant announcement will not be accepted for review and will be returned to the applicant. Applications may only be submitted electronically via Any applications submitted via any other means of electronic communication, including facsimile or electronic mail, will not be accepted for review.

Award Procedures

Applications will be screened upon receipt. Those that are judged to be ineligible will be returned without comment. Accepted applications will be reviewed for technical merit in accordance with PHS policies. Applications will be evaluated by a technical review panel composed of experts. Final funding decisions will be determined by the OASH OWH, OMH, NVPO Office Director; taken into consideration are the recommendations of the review panel; program needs, stated preferences; geographic location; and recommendations of DHHS Regional Health Administrators. All applicants are notified in writing of actions taken on their applications. A Notice of Grant Award is issued for those applications that are approved and funded.


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


Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, National Vaccine Program Office , Executive Order Section 1702(a) [42 U.S.C. 300u-1(a)] and Section 1703(a) and (c) [42 U.S.C. 300u-2(a) and (c)] of the Public Health Service Act, as amended.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 90 to 120 days.


Not Applicable.


Renewal awards may be approved pending availability of funding, and evidence of satisfactory progress and compliance.

Assistance Considerations

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

CATEGORY A ($50,000 to $75,000) Funding (1year, including a 12 month option to extend to 24 months)
CATEGORY B (not to exceed $500,000) Funding (3 year project period)
Annual increments by budget period for Project A and B.
Grants may not exceed 3 years (subject to the availability of funds). Payments will be made either on a monthly cash request basis or under the Electronic Transfer System. Necessary instructions for the appropriate type of payment will be issued at the time an award is made. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: by letter of credit.

Post Assistance Requirements


See FOA.

Each grantee will submit yearly program reports on progress to the project officer.

NEW FINANCIAL REPORTING REQUIREMENT Federal Financial Reporting (FFR) SF 425: As of February 1, 2011, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will begin the transition from use of the SF-269, Financial Status Report (Short Form or Long Form) to the use of the SF-425 Federal Financial Report for expenditure reporting.

SF-269s will no longer be accepted for expenditure reports due after that date.

If an SF-269 is submitted, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of Grants Management will return it and require the recipient to complete the SF-425.

Copies of the SF-425 can be found on the website at:


Grantees must submit quarterly Federal Financial Reports due on one of the standard due dates below by which cash reporting is required to be submitted to PMS or at the end of a calendar quarter.

The FFR is due 30 days after the end of each calendar quarter.


Also, grantees must submit an annual Federal Financial Report due 90 days after the end of the budget period/project period end date.

Quarterly, Annual Progress and Final Report.

A revised work plan must be submitted each year to indicate any service and/or partnership revisions.

Expenditure reports are not applicable.

A final performance report is due 90 days following the end of the project period.


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.


HHS and the Comptroller General of the United States or any of their authorized representatives, shall have the right of access to any books, documents, papers, or other records of a grantee, sub-grantee, contractor, or subcontractor, which are pertinent to the HHS grant, in order to make audits, examinations, excerpts and transcripts. In accordance with 45 CFR, Part 74.53 and 45 CFR, Part 92, grantees are required to maintain grant accounting records 3 years after the end of a project period. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit or other action involving the records has been started before the expiration of the 3-year period, the records shall be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever is later.

Financial Information

Account Identification



(Cooperative Agreements) FY 12 $0; FY 13 est $0; and FY 14 est $7,700,000 - New Program.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Estimated Funds Available for Competition: $7.7 million
Anticipated Number of Awards: Category A - 20 awards; Category B - 15 Awards
Range of Awards: Award range A: $50,000 to 75,000
Award range B: Between $50,001 and $500,000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Regional Offices will be identified separately.

Headquarters Office

Brenda C. Donaldson Tower Building
1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 550, Rockville, Maryland 20852 Email: Phone: 2404538442

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Please see FOA.

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