Laboratory Leadership, Workforce Training and Management Development, Improving Public Health Laboratory Infrastructure
This program addresses the ?Healthy People 2010? focus areas of: #8 ? Environmental Health, #10 ? Food Safety, #11 ? Health Communication, #13 ? HIV, #14 ? Immunization and Infectious Diseases, # 17 - Medical Product Safety, #20 - Occupational Safety and Health, #23 ? Public Health Infrastructure, #24 - Respiratory Diseases and #25 ? Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Its major objective is to improve public health laboratory infrastructure, maintain a competent and trained laboratory workforce, promote laboratory leadership activities to ensure future laboratory leaders, ensure laboratory preparedness for emerging infectious diseases or other biologic and chemical public health threats, promote technology transfer to ensure up-to-date technologies for the testing laboratory, and to enhance communication linkages between state and local public health laboratories, and the clinical laboratory testing community.
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
B - Project Grants
Funding is appropriated under Affordable Care Act (PL 111-148), Title IV, Section 4002 (Prevention and Public Health Fund) in Fiscal Year 2011 only. In addition, Under Section 5314, Fellowship Training in Public Health (Part E of title VII of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C.294n et seq., as amended by as amended by section 5206, is further amended by Sec. 778), CDC is authorized to expand existing fellowship training programs in the critical areas of applied public health epidemiology, public health laboratory science and public health informatics.
Section 317(k)(3) of the Public Health Service Act, [42 U.S.C. 247b (k)(3), as amended. Sections 307 and 317(k)(2) of the Public Health Service Act, [42 U.S.C. 242l and 247b (k)(2), as amended, Title 42, Part 247b(k)(3), Section 317(k)(3), N/A, Title 42, Part 247b(k)(3), Section 317(k)(3)
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Assistance will be provided only to APHL. CDC approved single eligibility of this award. This group is the appropriate and only qualified organization to address the activities described under this program announcement. Application may be submitted by the APHL consistent with the single eligibility justification that follows. State governments, specifically State public health laboratories, particularly any organization representing state public health laboratories and having an established training network. In regards to Eligibility for Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding will be limited solely to the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL), the current partner in the cooperative agreement with CDC.
This project represents the front line defense against health threats to the nation's public. The nation's public is the ultimate recipient of benefits from this program.
Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State and local governments. For all other nonprofit grantees, cost will be determined in accordance with HHS Regulations 45 CFR 74 Subpart Q. For-profit organizations' costs are determined in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations, 48 CFR 31.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. .
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. To apply for this funding opportunity use application form PHS 5161. Application forms and instructions are available on www.grants.gov and/or the CDC web site, at the following Internet address: www.cdc.gov/od/pgo/forminfo.htm. If you do not have access to the Internet, or if you have difficulty accessing the forms on-line, you may contact the CDC Procurement and Grants Office Technical Information Management Section (PGO-TIM) staff at: 770-488-2700. Application forms can be mailed to you.
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 mailed to the 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 two to three months.
Throughout the project period, CDC's commitment to continuation of awards will be conditioned on the availability of funds, evidence of 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?
How may assistance be used?
The purpose of the program is to enhance the work of public health laboratories in the U.S. and abroad. The program aims to promote quality public health laboratory practice, improve public health laboratory infrastructure, strengthen the public health laboratory system, and to develop a well-trained public health laboratory workforce in the U.S. and globally. It also aims to ensure laboratory preparedness for emerging infectious diseases or other biologic and chemical public health threats, promote technology transfer to ensure up-to-date technologies for the testing laboratory, and enhance communication linkages between state and local public health laboratories and the clinical laboratory testing community Improvement of public health laboratory infrastructure, state-of-the-art training for the nation's laboratorians to be prepared in dealing with public health threats, improving laboratory leadership capabilities, enhancing inter-laboratory communications.
There are no restrictions.
Additionally, Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding will be used to expand the existing Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) Laboratory Fellowship Program by supporting additional fellowships through the cooperative agreement between CDC and APHL in Fiscal Year 2011. This project will receive ACA funding for future Fiscal Years-Subject to availability of funds.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
A-133 audits. Financial status report and annual progress report, no more than 90 days after the end of the budget period; and Final financial and performance reports, no more than 90 days after the end of the project period
Financial and personnel records including financial awards, financial status reports, interim reports, and final reports must be maintained for a period of seven years.
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 project periods of up to five years subject to the availability of funds and satisfactory progress of the grantee. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
4770 Buford Highway, F45
Atlanta, GA 30341 US
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$1,810,677.00; FY 19 est $1,810,677.00; FY 20 est $1,810,677.00; FY 17$1,711,259.00; FY 16$1,711,259.00; - NA
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