Child Lead Poisoning Prevention Surveillance financed in part by Prevention and Public Health (PPHF) Program
To support and enhance surveillance capacity at the state and city level to prevent and eliminate childhood lead poisoning.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Sections 317A and 317B 317(k)(2) of the Public Health Service Act [42 U.S.C Sections 247b and 247b-2 and 247b-3 ] as amended; Section 4002, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act [42 U.S.C 300u-11].
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicants should review the individual CDC Funding Opportunity Announcement document issued under this CFDA program for any required proof or certifications that must be submitted prior to, or simultaneous with, submission of an application package.
Others who will receive benefits from the program include infants and children from six months to six years of age who are screened for lead poisoning and family members who care for lead-poisoned children. Lead poisoning potentially affects all children, but disproportionately affects minority children and children of low-income families. Since the side effects of lead poisoning can be long lasting, benefits of the program can also affect youth and adults, persons at all educational and income levels, and urban, suburban and rural populations.
Applicants must 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 for funds requested. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. The standard application forms must be used for this program. Applicants must register their organizations through www.grants.gov, the official agency-wide E-grant website, at least 30 days prior to submitting their applications. Registration information is located on the “get Registered” screen of www.grants.gov. Applications must be submitted electronically at www.grants.gov. Electronic applications will be considered as having met the deadline if the application has been successfully made available to CDC for processing from grants.gov on the deadline date. The application package can be downloaded from www.grants.gov. Applicants can complete the application package off-line, and then upload and submit the application via the grants.gov website. The applicant must submit all application attachments using a PDF file format, as listed in the FOA, when submitting via grants.gov. Directions for creating PDF files can be found on the grants.gov website. Use of file formats other than PDF may result in the file being unreadable by staff. All application procedures listed in the FOA must be followed.
A review panel will evaluate complete and responsive applications according to the evaluation criteria listed in funding opportunity announcement (FOA). Successful applicants will receive a Notice of Award (NOA) from the CDC Procurement and Grants Office (PGO). The NOA shall be the only binding, authorizing document between the recipient and CDC. The NOA will be signed by the authorized Grants Management Officer, CDC.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days.
From 90 to 120 days. Renewals will be based upon the availability of funding and satisfactory programmatic progress. Project will be using 12-month budget periods.
How are proposals selected?
Criteria for selection of applicants are listed in the funding opportunity announcement.
How may assistance be used?
The program provides funding to assist in eliminating childhood lead poisoning. Grant awards may not be expended for medical care and treatment, or for environmental remediation of lead sources.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Program reports are not applicable. Cash reports are not applicable. Grantees awarded a grant, cooperative agreement, or contract from such funds with a value of $25,000 or more shall produce reports on a semi-annual basis with a reporting cycle of January 1 - June 30 and July 1 - December 31; and email such reports to the CDC website (template and point of contact to be provided after award) no later than 20 calendar days after the end of each reporting period (i.e. July 20 and January 20, respectively). Grantee reports must reference the NoA number and title of the grant, and include a summary of the activities undertaken and identify any sub-awards (including the purpose of the award and the identity of each sub-recipient). Annual Federal Financial Reporting (FFR) form (SF-425) is required. Refer to FOA for details. Performance Measurement Plan is required. Refer to FOA for details.
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.
Records must be retained in accordance with 45 CFR 92.42.
Other 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
Project period will be no longer than 5 years with 12-month budget periods. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Terms are within the Notice of Grant Award (NOA), which is a binding agreement between the grantee and the funding agencies and comes from Procurement and Grants Office (PGO).
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Michelle Canady 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, MS F45 , Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3717 Email: BQG1@cdc.gov
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 14 $10,999,999; FY 15 est $9,451,814; and FY 16 est $9,451,814 - The programs are fully funded with PPHP dollars.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
The estimated annual average range of an award is $250,000 to $500,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Code of Federal Regulations 45 CRF Part 92
Examples of Funded Projects