Immunization Research, Demonstration, Public Information and Education_Training and Clinical Skills Improvement Projects

 

To assist states, political subdivisions of states, and other public and private nonprofit entities to conduct research, demonstration projects, and provide public information on vaccine-preventable diseases and conditions.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
93.185
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreements
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
Authorization
This program is authorized under Sections 317, 317(k)(2), 318 and 318B of the Public health Service Act (42 U.S.C. Sections 247b, 247b(k)(2) and 247c), as amended.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Under Section 317(k) of the Public Health Service Act: States, political subdivision of states, and other public and private nonprofit entities.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Under Section 317(k) of the Public Health Service Act: States, political subdivisions of states, and other public and private nonprofit entities.
Credentials/Documentation
Applicants should document the need for assistance, state the objectives of the project, outline the method of operation, describe the evaluation procedures, and provide a budget with justification of funds requested. For nonprofit recipients, costs will be determined in accordance with HHS Regulations 45 CFR 74, Subpart Q. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or offiial 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. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. 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. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. To apply for this funding opportunity, applicants must download application forms and applications must be submitted electronically at www.Grants.gov. The standard application forms must be used for this program, as furnished by CDC and required by 45 CFR 92 for state and local governmental agencies, and by OMB Circular No. A-110 for nongovernmental applicants. If an applicant does not have access to the Internet, or if they have difficulty accessing the forms on-line, contact the CDC Procurement and Grants Office, Technical Information Management Section (PGO-TIMS) staff. For this, or further assistance, contact PGO-TIMS: telephone (770) 488-2700, email: PGOTIM@cdc.gov.
Award Procedure
Successful applicants will receive a Notice of Award (NoA) from the CDC Procurement and Grants Office. The NoA shall be the only binding, authorizing document between the recipient and CDC. The NoA will be signed by an authorized Grants Management Officer and emailed to the program director and a hard copy mailed to the recipient fiscal officer identified in the application. Unsuccessful applicants will receive notification of the results of the application review by mail.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days.
Appeals
Not Applicable.
Renewals
From 60 to 90 days. Project periods are for one to five years with 12-month renewals. Applications must be obtained from Grants Management Officer, Procurement and Grants Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Telephone: 770-488-2716.
How are proposals selected?
Not Applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Project funds may be used for costs associated with organizing and conducting these projects, and in certain circumstances, for purchasing vaccine. Requests for direct assistance (i.e., "in lieu of cash") for personnel, vaccines, and other forms of direct assistance will be considered. Funds may not be used to supplant existing immunization program activities.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Subject to OMB clearance, quarterly narrative progress reports (including appropriate statistical data) may be required 30 days after the end of each quarter. Narratives should address progress or lack of progress in achieving project objectives, including methods being used to resolve problems. Financial status reports are required no later than 90 days after the end of each budget period. Final financial status and performance reports are required 90 days after the end of a project period. Cash reports are not applicable. Progress reports may be applicable. Cash reports are not applicable. Progress reports may be required. This will be identified in the Funding Opportunity Announcement. Expenditure reports are not applicable. Performance monitoring is not applicable.
Auditing
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. Records must be available for review or audit by appropriate officials of the Federal agency, pass-through entity, and General Accounting Office (GAO). The grantee is to also ensure that the sub-recipients receiving CDC funds also meet these requirements (if total Federal grant or grants funds received exceed $500,000). The grantee should include this requirement in all sub-recipient contracts.
Records
Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to the program shall be retained for a minimum of 3 years, or until completion and resolution of any audit in process or pending resolution. In all cases records must be retained until resolution of any audit questions. Property records must be retained in accordance with 45 CFR 92.42.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Project period: Variable. Budget period: 12 months unless otherwise specified. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Various avenues.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None.
Headquarters Office
Ercila Harrison NCIRD
1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop A-27, Atlanta, Georgia 30333 Email: ezs8@cdc.gov Phone: (404) 639-2110 Fax: (404) 639-9113
Website Address
http://www.cdc.gov
Financial Information
Account Identification
75-0943-0-1-550.
Obligations
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 14 $122,144,502; FY 15 est $111,779,660; and FY 16 est $111,779,660
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Varies.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not Applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.

 


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