Flexible Funding Model - Infrastructure Development and Maintenance for State Manufactured Food Regulatory Programs


Advance efforts for a nationally integrated food safety system (IFSS) by supporting Manufactured Food Regulatory Program Standards (MFRPS), Rapid Response Teams (RRT) and Food Protection Task Force (FPTF) programs, as well as special projects.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Awards are made under the authorization of Section 317R of the Public Health Service Act (42 USC 247b-20), and Section 1004 of the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act (21 USC 2104)
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Beneficiary Eligibility
Competitive application submission to appropriate RFA's
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Award Procedure
Application will be evaluated by an objective review panel
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 90 to 120 days.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Listed in grant announcement upon posting
How may assistance be used?
Achieve and maintain conformance with the most current version of the Manufactured Food Regulatory Program Standards (MFRPS). Establish and/or support a Food Protection Task Force. Facilitate long-term improvements and innovation to the national integrated food safety system by unifying and coordinating federal/state/local HAF emergency response efforts.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Reports, phone calls, and on-site visits
Applicants should review the individual Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) issued under this CFDA program to see the specific requirement that applies.
Those required by 2 CFR 200 and other applicable government regulations
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
Usually for a five year period Grant award drawn down through agency finance system
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Gordana Zuber
4041 Powder Mill Road
Beltsville, MD 20705 US
Phone: 301-348-1747
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements (Discretionary Grants)) FY 21$13,000,745.00; FY 22 est $15,453,075.00; FY 23 est $0.00; FY 20$17,230,175.00; FY 19$15,114,696.00; FY 18$14,539,080.00; FY 16 Estimate Not Available FY 17 Estimate Not Available -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Average award $810,000
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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