Chronic Diseases: Research, Control, and Prevention


To assist State and local health agencies, health related organizations, and other public and private organizations in their efforts to prevent and control chronic diseases and disorders through research, development, capacity building, and intervention. To utilize research data to improve detection, diagnosis, treatment, and care of chronic diseases and their complications. To generate new knowledge related to chronic diseases that will improve health and quality of life and eliminate health disparities among segments of the population.

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, Part 247b(k)(2), Section 301(a), Public Law USC-242l(a) and (b)
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Applications may be submitted by State or local governments or their Bona Fide Agents (this includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianna Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau). Eligible applicants also include public and private nonprofit organizations, for profit organizations, small, minority, women-owned businesses, universities, colleges, research institutions, hospitals, community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, Federally recognized Indian tribal governments, Indian tribes, and Indian tribal organizations. Foreign institutions may be eligible for some specific programs.
Beneficiary Eligibility
The general public will benefit from the objectives of this program.
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.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
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. Telephone: (770) 488-2700. 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.
Award Procedure
After review and approval of an application, 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 120 to 180 days. From 3 to 6 months.
Not applicable.
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) 488-2700.
How are proposals selected?
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. All applications will be peer reviewed.
How may assistance be used?
Funds may be used for costs associated with conducting research and surveillance of chronic diseases and their complications. Funds may also be used for program planning and development, to support capacity building, and for evaluation of chronic disease prevention and control programs. CDC will have substantial involvement with the award recipient during performance of the funded activity.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Annual or semiannual progress reports are required
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.
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 periods are for 1 to 5 years with 12-month budget periods. . Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Margaret Kaniewski
4770 Buford HWY
Atlanta, GA 30341 USA
Phone: 7704881371
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$5,440,119.00; FY 19 est $5,457,929.00; FY 20 est $2,784,929.00; FY 17$0.00; FY 16 est $0.00; - This NOFO supports three programs: DP16-1606 -Advancing Arthritis Public health Approaches through National Organizations DP16-1608 Promoting Population Health through Increased Capacity in Alcohol Epidemiology DP15-1511- Developing and Disseminating program to Build Sustainable Lupus Awareness, Knowledge, Skills and Partnerships (ends FY20)
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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