Ebola Healthcare Preparedness and Response for Select Cities with Enhanced Airport Entrance Screenings from Affected Countries in West Africa


To enable select public health departments serving regions where enhanced airport screenings are occurring to procure personal protective equipment and supplies, train staff, retrofit facilities, and carry out other necessary Ebola-specific preparedness, response, and recovery activities.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Office of The Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Public Health Service Act, Section 311 (42 U.S.C. 243)
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Eligible applicants are state or city departments of public health serving the five major airports wherein the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is conducting enhanced airport entrance screenings for Ebola.
Beneficiary Eligibility
State or city departments of public health listed above, hospitals and supporting health care systems
Not applicable.
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. Grant applications and required forms for this program can be obtained from Grants.gov. Please visit the Grants.gov Web site at www.grants.gov to both find and apply for all Federal grant opportunities. All qualified applications from eligible applicants will be reviewed and final funding award recommendations forwarded to ASPR.
Award Procedure
Notification is made in writing through a Notice of Grant Award issued from the program's Grants Management Office.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 1 to 15 days.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
The applicants must submit their application in accordance with the fiscal year Funding Opportunity Announcement. The applications are reviewed and approved applications are processed immediately. Applications approved with conditions, require the applicant to resubmit supporting information within a prescribed timeframe. Upon review and approval, the revised application can then be submitted to the Office of Grants Management for processing and issuing a notice of grant award.
How may assistance be used?
The primary purpose of the funding is to improve the applicants’ abilities to prepare for, respond, to, and recover from an Ebola event by undertaking activities in any or all of the following priority areas: - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Procurement and Training - Purchase Point of Care (POC) laboratory equipment and associated supplies
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, nonfederal 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 A-133
Grantees are required to maintain grant accounting records for a minimum of 3 years after the end of the grant period. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit or other action involving the record 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 6 month period, whichever is later. More detailed information regarding retention requirements are provided in Title 45 CFR Part 92.
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 is limited to up to 6 months. Budget period is limited to up to 6 month. Awardee is issued a Notice of Award, a legal document that informs the awardee that a grant award has been made. Awardee may draw down funds in advance of the incursion of an expenditure (up to three days: from the Payment Management System.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Steve Tise
200 C Street, SW, RM C4K12
Washington, DC 20020 US
Phone: (202) 245-0740
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 18 Estimate Not Available FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 est $0.00; FY 17 Estimate Not Available FY 16 est $1,000,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Est. Average Amount: $142,857
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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