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
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.
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.
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.
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. N/A
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. 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 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 Office of Grant Services Technical Information Management Section (OGS-TIMS) staff. For this, or further assistance, contact OGS-TIMS: telephone (770) 488-2700, email:
Award Procedure
Successful applicants will receive a Notice of Award (NoA) from the CDC Office of Grant Services (OGS). 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 can emailed to the program director and recipient fiscal officer identified in the application. Unsuccessful applicants will receive notification of the results of the application review by mail.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days.
Not applicable.
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, Office of Grant Services, 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?
Not applicable.
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.
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
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
Project period: Variable. Budget period: 12 months unless otherwise specified. Various avenues
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Ercila Harrison
1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop A-27
Atlanta, GA 30333 US
Phone: (404) 639-2110
Fax: (404) 639-9113
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$80,696,281.00; FY 19 est $57,881,284.00; FY 20 est $57,881,284.00; FY 17$8,407,817.00; FY 16$4,038,804.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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