Health Program for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry


To work closely with State, local, and other Federal agencies to reduce or eliminate illness, disability, and death resulting from exposure of the public and workers to toxic substances at spill and waste disposal sites.

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.
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) of 1980, SEC 104(I)(14)SARA42USC9604(i)(14) and SECTIONS 317(K)(2) AND 399S OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE ACT 42 U.S.C. SECTIONS 247B AND 280G-7, 42 U.S.C. 9604(i)
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
States or political subdivisions thereof, to include the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Virgin Islands, the Federated States of Marshall Island, the Republic of Palau, National organizations, Federally-recognized Indian tribal governments, public and private non-profit universities and colleges.
Beneficiary Eligibility
The general public and particularly individuals and families who reside around or near hazardous waste sites.
Any required credentials and/or documentation will be identified in the specific Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for this Assistance Listing.
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
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Award Procedure
After review and approval, a Notice of Award (NoA) will be prepared and processed, along with appropriate notification to the public. Initial awards provide funds for the first budget period (usually 12 months) and the NoA will indicate support recommended for the remainder of the project period, allocation of Federal funds by budget categories, award requirements, and special conditions, if any.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Cooperative agreement period of performance is 1 to 5 years. After initial awards, and subject to availability of funds, projects may be continued non-competitively contingent upon satisfactory progress by the recipient (as documented in required reports) and the determination that continued funding is in the best interest of the Federal government."
How are proposals selected?
Applications will be evaluated on the review criteria described in the Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcements (NOFOs). In general, the review and selection process of complete and responsive applications to the NOFO consists of determination of the scientific and technical merit by objective or peer review, availability of funds, and relevance of program priorities and the priorities of CDC.
How may assistance be used?
To strengthen State and local environmental health programs. Services may include: (1) Health assessments; (2) health effects studies; (3) exposure and disease registries; (4) technical assistance; (5) consultation; (6) dissemination of technical information; (7) provision of specialized services and assistance, including responses to public health emergencies; 8) training State and other health professionals in broad areas related to environmental health; and (9) research of chemical toxicity.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Annual Federal Financial Reports (FFR) and performance/progress reports are required. Final FFRs and performance reports are required. Other reporting may be required and will be outlined in the NOFO or the Notice of Award.
Not applicable.
In accordance with 2 CFR ?200, as codified in 45 CFR ?75, 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 HHS 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
Financial assistance is provided for a 12-month budget period with a period of performance of up to five years subject to the availability of funds and satisfactory progress of the recipient. Notice of Award
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Robert Reynolds
4770 Buford Highway
Chamblee, GA 30341 US
Phone: 770.488.0563
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 22$7,471,590.00; FY 23 est $7,471,590.00; FY 24 est $7,471,590.00; FY 21$7,168,213.00; FY 20$5,755,500.00; FY 19$55,755,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Average range: $130,000 to $300,000
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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