Enhance the Ability of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to transport patients with highly infectious diseases (HID)
Enhance state and local level emergency medical services operational plans for the management of confirmed or suspected high consequence infection disease, such as Ebola.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Office of The Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants; Z - Salaries and Expenses
Title VI of Division G of the Consolidated and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 and section 311 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
The applicant must be a nonprofit organization representing all of the 50 state emergency medical services officials.
EMS officials and operators at the state and local levels
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. NA
July 13, 2016 NA
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
How are proposals selected?
Applications that successfully proceed through the initial screening (as outlined in the funding opportunity announcement) will be objectively reviewed based upon the review criterial specified in the funding opportunity. Applications selected for funding will be processed and the applicant notified in writing through the issuance of a Notice of Award from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response.
How may assistance be used?
To enhance the ability of state and/or local emergency medical services to safely and effectively transfer patients with confirmed or suspected high consequence infectious diseases, such as Ebola.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
If the total value of your currently active grants, cooperative agreements, and procurement contracts from all Federal awarding agencies exceeds $10,000,000 for any period of time during the period of performance of this Federal award, then you must maintain the currency of information reported to the System for Award Management (SAM) that is made available in the designated integrity and performance system (currently the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS)) about civil, criminal, or administrative proceedings described in paragraph 2 of Appendix XII to 2 CFR part 200—Award Term and Condition for Recipient Integrity and Performance Matters. This is a statutory requirement under section 872 of Public Law 110-417, as amended (41 U.S.C. 2313). As required by section 3010 of Public Law 111-212, all information posted in the designated integrity and performance system on or after April 15, 2011, except past performance reviews required for Federal procurement contracts, will be publicly available. For more information about this reporting requirement related to recipient integrity and performance matters, see Appendix XII to 2 CFR Part 200.
If your organization receives $750,000 or greater of Federal funds, it must undergo an independent audit in accordance with 2 CFR 200/45 CFR part 75, subpart F or regulations and policy effective at the time of the award.
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
18 months NA
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Gregg S. Margolis
200 C. Street SW
Washington, DC 20201 US
(Salaries and Expenses) FY 18$0.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 est $0.00; FY 17$350,000.00; FY 16$349,999.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
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