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 301(a), 317 and 317(k)(2) of the Public Health Service Act (42 USC 241, 247b, 247b(k)(2) and 247c), as amended. 42 USC 287b 31 USC 6305 42 CFR 63a
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.
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.
Check for any relevant NOFO information regarding processes for applying for assistance.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days.
Not applicable.
From 60 to 90 days. 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?
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?
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.
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.
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
Yvette Valentine
1600 Clifton Rd. NE Mail stop H21-9
Atlanta, GA 30333 USA
Phone: 404.639.4469
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 22$187,395,099.00; FY 23 est $87,344,218.00; FY 24 est $87,344,218.00; FY 21$227,375,677.00; FY 20$290,702,169.00; FY 19$67,734,923.00; FY 18$80,696,281.00; FY 17$8,407,817.00; FY 16$4,038,804.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range: $8,000,000 - $40,000,000. Average: $21,582,047
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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