Assistance Programs for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control


To work with State health agencies and other public and private nonprofit organizations in planning, developing, integrating, coordinating, or evaluating programs to prevent and control chronic diseases; assist in monitoring the major behavioral risks associated with the 10 leading causes of premature death and disability in the United States including cardiovascular diseases; and, establish new chronic disease prevention programs like Racial and Ethnic

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Public Health Service Act,, Title 42, Section 301(a) and 317
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Eligible applicants are the official State and territorial health agencies of the United States, the District of Columbia, tribal organizations, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Palau, and American Samoa. Other public and private nonprofit community based organizations are also eligible (see REACH).
Beneficiary Eligibility
State health agencies and community based organizations will benefit.
Applicants should document the need for assistance, State the objectives of the project, outline the method of operation, describe evaluation procedures, and provide a budget with justification for funds requested. Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-21 for Educational Institutions, and OMB Circular No. A-122 for nonprofit organizations.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. 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. N/A
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. 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, 2920 Brandywine Road, Room 3000, Atlanta, GA 30341. This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR 92 and 74. The standard application forms, as furnished by PHS and required by 45 CFR 92 for State and local governments, must be used for these programs.
Award Procedure
After review and approval, a notice of award is prepared and processed, along with appropriate notification to the public.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 90 to 120 days. From three to four months.
Not applicable.
After review and approval, a notice of award is prepared and processed, along with appropriate notification to the public.
How are proposals selected?
Based on the evaluation criteria as published in the program and/or Federal Register Announcement.
How may assistance be used?
Grant funds may be used for costs associated with planning, implementing, and evaluating chronic disease prevention and control programs. Cooperative agreement funds may not be used for direct curative or rehabilitative services.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Progress reports are required on a semi-annual basis
In addition, grants and cooperative agreements are subject to inspection and audits by DHHS and other Federal government officials.
Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to the cooperative agreement program shall be retained for a minimum of 3 years, or until completion and resolution of any audit in process or pending resolution. In all cases, records must be retained in accordance with PHS Grants Policy Statement requirements.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Project Period: From 3 three to 5 five years. Budget period: Usually 12 months. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Appendix IV.
Headquarters Office
Margaret Kaniewski
4770 Buford Highway
Atlanta, GA 30341 US
Phone: (770) 488-1371
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$3,753,491.00; FY 19 est $3,969,485.00; FY 20 est $3,969,485.00; FY 17$43,831,855.00; FY 16$20,733,249.00; - This number supports DP-1803
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not applicable/available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
There are program regulations under 42 CFR 51b, Project Grants for Preventive Health Services. Guidelines are also available from PHS Grants Policy Statement, DHHS Publication No. (OASH) 94-50,000, (Rev.) April 1, 1994, applies to grants and cooperative agreements.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.