National Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program
To ready hospitals and other healthcare systems, in collaboration with other partners, to deliver coordinated and effective care to victims of terrorism and other public health emergencies.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Office of The Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
A - Formula Grants
Section 319C-2 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended by the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act (PAHPRA) of 2013, Public Law 113-5.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
State 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 United States Virgin Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republics of Palau and the Marshall Islands.
All State health departments listed above, hospitals and supporting health care systems.
Applicants should review the individual ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program 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. Grant applications and required forms for this program can be obtained from Grants.gov. Please visit the Grants.gov Web site at www.grants.gov to both find and apply for all Federal grant opportunities. All qualified applications from eligible applicants will be reviewed and final funding award recommendations forwarded to ASPR.
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.
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.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
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 is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching is voluntary. 10%.
This program has MOE requirements, see funding agency for further details. Additional Information:
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Project periods are limited up to 3 years. Budget periods are limited up to 12 months. 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
Robert Scott Dugas
, Hospital Preparedness Program, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, 200 C E Street, SW, Concourse C4K17
Washington, DC 20024 US
(Formula Grants (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 18$0.00; FY 19 est $231,500,000.00; FY 20 est $231,500,000.00; FY 17$150,000.00; FY 16$150,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range in FY 13: $270,000 - to $27,000,000. FY 13 Average: $5,351,000
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