Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) and Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Aligned Cooperative Agreements
The purpose of the 2017-2018 HPP-PHEP aligned programs cooperative agreement is to provide resources that support state, local, territorial, and tribal public health departments and healthcare systems/organizations in demonstrating measurable and sustainable progress toward achieving public health and healthcare emergency preparedness capabilities that promote prepared and resilient communities. [NOTE: For additional detailed information on the HPP program, please see CFDA 93.889. For additional detailed information on the PHEP program, please see CFDA 93.069]
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
A - Formula Grants
HPP: 319C-2 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended by the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA) (P.L. 109-417) (2006), PHEP: 319C-1 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended by the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA) (P.L. 109-417) (2006), and 317(a) and 317(d) of the PHS Act, subject to available funding and other requirements and limitations.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicants should review the individual Funding Opportunity Announcement documents issued under this CFDA for any required proof or certifications which must be submitted prior to or simultaneous with submission of an application package.
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
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 60 to 90 days. NA
Project periods are for 5 years with 12-month budget periods. Applications must be submitted in the same manner as a new application
How are proposals selected?
This is a formula grant program. The applicants must submit their application in accordance with 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 time frame. Upon review and approval, the revised application can then be submitted to Grants Management for processing and issuing a notice of grant award.
How may assistance be used?
The distribution of funds will be to the health departments of all 50 States, the District of Columbia, the nation's three largest municipalities (New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles County), the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico and the Northern Mariana Islands, the territories of American Samoa, Guam and the Unites States Virgin Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republics of Palau and the Marshall Islands. The statute specifies appropriate use of funds.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Section 319C-1(i)(2) of the PHS Act, as amended, contains the following audit requirement: Each entity receiving funds under this section or section 319C-2 (42 USC 247d-3b) shall, not less often than once every 2 years, audit its expenditures from amounts received under this section or section 319C-2 . Such audits shall be conducted by an entity independent of the agency administering a program funded under this section or section 319C-2 in accordance with the Comptroller General's standards for auditing governmental organizations, programs, activities, and functions and generally accepted auditing standards. Within 30 days following the completion of each audit report, the entity shall submit a copy of that audit report to the Secretary. However, a grantee may use an audit under the Single Audit Act and OMB Circular A-133 to comply with the audit provision in section 319C-1(i)(2) if: 1) the audit is conducted at least once every two years; 2) meets the requirements of the Single Audit Act (31 USC 7501-7507) and OMB Circular A-133 and/or 2 CFR 200 Subpart F; 3) submits that audit to, and receives acceptance of the audit by, the Federal Audit Clearinghouse; and, 4) ensures that applicable PHEP/HPP Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers 93.069, 93.074, and 93.889 are listed on the Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA) contained in that audit.
Awardees are required to maintain grant accounting records for a minimum of 3 years after the end of a 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. More detailed information regarding retention requirements are provided in Title 45, CFR Part 92.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory Formula: MOE is not required under this program. However, statutes requires that recipients equal average of the two previous years' expenditures on Public health security.
Matching is voluntary. 10%. NA
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Project periods are limited up to 5 years. Budget periods are limited up to 12 months. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released. 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
L. Sharon Sharpe
1600 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA 30333 US
(Formula Grants (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 18$851,750,000.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 est $0.00; FY 17$840,250,000.00; FY 16$840,250,000.00; - Cooperative Agreement for CFDA 93.074 has been split into a new NOFO. Obligation is no longer combined funding for the Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) and Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP). See CFDA 93.069 for the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) NOFO TP19-1901.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
FY 2018: Range: $579,108 to $65,814,534 Average: $13,552,419
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR Part 92 for State, local and tribal governments and 45 CFR Part 74 for institutions of higher education, hospitals, other nonprofit organizations and commercial organizations.
Examples of Funded Projects