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
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Administration For Strategic Preparedness and Response, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Title VI of Division G of the Consolidated and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 and section 311 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended., Title VI, Section 311
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
The applicant must be a nonprofit organization representing all of the 50 state emergency medical services officials.
Beneficiary Eligibility
EMS officials and operators at the state and local levels
Not applicable.
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.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. NA
Award Procedure
Please reference the Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement
Please reference the Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 30 to 60 days.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
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?
Performance Reports: Performance Reports: 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.
Refer to the link below for 2 CFR Subpart F Audit Requirements. https://www.ecfr.gov/current/title-2/subtitle-A/chapter-II/part-200/subpart-F Additional audit requirements: 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.
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 3-year period, whichever is later.
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 Method of awarding/releasing assistance: NA Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Virginia Simmons
400 7th St SW, Constitution Center
Washington, DC 20024 USA
Phone: 202-260-0400
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements (Discretionary Grants)) FY 22 FY 23 FY 24 -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not applicable/available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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