Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion


To improve the quality of acute stroke care and health outcomes for acute stroke patients. Program activities will address the continuum of care from onset of stroke through rehabilitation and recovery, focusing on health systems change and community and clinical linkages.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
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.
This program is authorized under Section 317 of the Public Health Services Act (PHS Act), 42 U.S.C. 247b(k)(2) as amended.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
•State governments (this includes the District of Columbia) are eligible to apply.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Eligibility is limited to state health departments (to include the District of Columbia) with heart disease and stroke prevention programs for this cooperative agreement.
State health departments are the only agencies who are uniquely positioned to develop strong state level task forces to develop these stroke systems of care that can be used to focus on an comprehensive approach to improving quality of care at all points along the continuum of care that will have the largest reach and impact on decreasing morbidity and mortality from stroke, reducing disparities in the delivery of care, and improving outcomes.
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. 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
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program.
Award Procedure
Applications will be reviewed for responsiveness. CDC will evaluate complete and responsive applications according to published criteria. Successful applicants will receive a Notice of Award (NOA) from the CDC Procurement and Grants Office. The NOA shall be only binding, authorizing document between the recipient and the 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. Unsuccessful recipients will receive notification of the results of the application review by mail.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not Applicable.
Not Applicable.
Not Applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not Applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Funds may be used to: Develop and maintain partnerships; implement and support the operation of a hospital based stroke registry; and Develop and maintain a quality improvement program to increase the quality of care in all applicable components. Grantees may not use funds for research.
Grantees may not use funds for clinical care.
Grantees may only expend funds for reasonable program purposes, including personnel, travel for employees working on the cooperative agreement-supported project or program, supplies, and services, such as contractual.
The direct and primary recipient in a cooperative agreement program 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.
Reimbursement of pre-award costs is not allowed.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Progress reports are required twice a year. Cash reports are not applicable. Interim and annual progress reports towards meeting the goals and activities of the FOA are required. FFR due 90 days after the end of the budget period. Bi-monthly one-on-one grantee calls are held with each grantee to monitor their performance in addition to the interim and annual progress reports.
Not Applicable.
No Data Available.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements. This program has no matching requirements.
This program does not have MOE requirements. this program has no MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
12-budget within a 5 year project period. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Headquarters Office
Sheila Weagle 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, MS. F72, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 Phone: 7704886093
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 14 $0; FY 15 est $4,740,000; and FY 16 est $4,740,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
700,000 -800,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not Applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.


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