National Diabetes Prevention Program: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Among People at High Risk

 

The purpose of this funding announcement is to scale (expand) and sustain the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP). Scaling and sustaining the National DPP includes: •Establish an evidence-based lifestyle change program in multiple states for populations at high risk for type 2 diabetes that meet the standards outlined in the CDC Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program Standards and Operating Procedures (DPRP Standards) available at www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevention/recognition; • Recruit and facilitate training of lifestyle coaches to deliver the evidence-based lifestyle change program; Educate employers in multiple states about the benefits and cost-savings of offering the evidence-based lifestyle change program as a covered health benefit for employees; • Educate public and private health insurance companies about the benefits and cost-savings of reimbursing organizations delivering the evidence-based lifestyle change program using a pay-for-performance model; • Develop and implement strategic marketing and promotional activities to increase awareness and referrals to the evidence-based lifestyle change program; • Sustain the evidence-based lifestyle change program without government grant funds when this cooperative agreement ends, through securing voluntary reimbursement from public and private health insurance companies for organizations delivering the evidence-based lifestyle change program using a pay-for-performance model;
• Ensure that each intervention site offering the evidence-based lifestyle change program under this FOA will obtain recognition from the CDC DPRP. CDC Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program Standards and Operating Procedures (DPRP Standards) available at www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevention/recognition; • Ensure that each intervention site offering the evidence-based lifestyle change program has the capacity to collect participant information and maintain a data collection system as outlined in the CDC Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program Standards and Operating Procedures (DPRP Standards) available at www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevention/recognition.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
93.261
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
Section 317(k)(2) of the Public Health Service Act (PHS Act), 42 U.S.C. 247b (k)(2); Section 301(a) of the PHS Act, 42 U.S.C. 241(a).
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
•Nonprofit Organizations
•For-Profit Organizations
•Indian/Native American Tribal Governments
•Faith-based Organizations.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Any U.S. state, political subdivision and U.S. territories (as described above), and other public entities will benefit.
Credentials/Documentation
Applicants must document the need for assistance, state the objectives of the project, outline the methods of operation, describe the evaluation procedures and provide a budget justification for funds requested. 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 not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. All eligible applications will be initially reviewed for completeness by the Procurement and Grants Office (PGO) staff. Incomplete applications will not advance through the review process. Applicants will be notified the application did not meet eligibility and/or published submission requirements. An objective review panel will evaluate complete and responsive applications according to the evaluation criteria listed in funding opportunity announcement. 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..
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 e-mailed to the program director. A hard copy of the NoA will be mailed to the recipient fiscal officer identified in the application.Click here to enter text.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 120 to 180 days.
Appeals
Not Applicable.
Renewals
From 120 to 180 days. Project period is up to 4 years with 12-month budget periods. Applications must be obtained from the Grants Management Officer, Grants Management Branch, Procurement and Grants Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Telephone: (770) 488-2700.
How are proposals selected?
Not Applicable.
How may assistance be used?
The award recipients will be expected to develop, implement, market, and evaluate a comprehensive plan for scaling the National DPP lifestyle change program in select communities. The awardees will identify and engage organizations and/or employers that have capacity to offer the National DPP lifestyle change program and facilitate the establishment of the National DPP lifestyle change program, in collaboration with these organizations and/or employers. Awardees will also work with insurance companies to reimburse organizations offering the National DPP lifestyle change program through this cooperative agreement and work with employers and insurers to offer the National DPP lifestyle change program using pay for performance model. Also, they may work with employers to offer the National DPP lifestyle change program as a covered benefit for employees. The awardees will be expected to develop, implement and evaluate marketing and communications strategies to promote the National DPP lifestyle change program, educate health care providers about the program and encourage provider referrals to National DPP lifestyle change programs. Funds may be used to support scaling the National DPP lifestyle change programs in select communities described in Section “050” above. The use of and use restrictions are as follows: • Recipients may not use funds for research. • Recipients may not use funds for the provision of health care services. • Recipients may not generally use funding for the purchase of furniture or equipment. Any such proposed spending must be identified in the budget. • The recipient must perform a substantial role in carrying out project objectives and not merely serve as a conduit for an award to another party or provider who is ineligible. • Recipients may not use funds for construction.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Funded applicants must provide CDC with an original, plus two hard copies of the following reports:
1.Annual progress report, due 90 days after the end of the budget period. Information needed in an annual report includes:
A.Progress towards objectives.
B.Successes.
C.Barriers encountered.
D.Technical Assistance and training requested.
2.Annual and Final performance and Federal Financial Reports (SF-425)*, no more than 90 days after the end of each budget year and project period.

These reports must be submitted to the attention of the Grants Management Specialist listed in the Section VIII below entitled “Agency Contacts”.o. No cash reports are required. Funded applicants must provide CDC with an original, plus two hard copies of the following reports:
1.Annual progress report, due 90 days after the end of the budget period. Information needed in an annual report includes:
A.Progress towards objectives.
B.Successes.
C.Barriers encountered.
D.Technical Assistance and training requested. Federal Financial Reports (SF-425 is due no 90 days after the end each calendar quarter that the budget period ends. Annual Progress reports are required.
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
Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to the grant program must be kept readily available for review by personnel authorized to examine PHS grant accounts. Financial records, supporting documentation, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to an award 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 requirements.
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
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 e-mailed to the program director. A hard copy of the NoA will be mailed to the recipient fiscal officer identified in the application. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices.
Headquarters Office
Susan Van Aacken
4770 Buford Hwy, MS-K75,
Atlanta, GA 30341
770-488-8330
Website Address
http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevention
Financial Information
Account Identification
75-0094-3-1-550.
Obligations
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 14 $0; FY 15 est $2,000,000; and FY 16 est $2,000,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$750,000 - $ 2 million.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not Applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.

 



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