Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Prevention and Control Grants
The purpose of the assistance is to strengthen STD prevention programs in eligible jurisdictions. Project grants under Section 318 awarded to State and local health departments, academic and public health organizations emphasize the development and implementation of nationally uniform prevention and control programs which focus on the core public health functions of assessment, assurance, policy development, and prevention services. This includes surveillance activities, including the reporting, screening, and follow up of persons diagnosed with STDs, and disease intervention activities to find cases, and notify and refer exposed partners to STD into care.
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
Project grants to States: The Secretary is also authorized to make project grants to States and, in consultation with the State health authority, to political subdivisions of States, for— (1) sexually transmitted diseases surveillance activities, including the reporting, screening, and followup of diagnostic tests for, and diagnosed cases of, sexually transmitted diseases; (2) casefinding and case followup activities respecting sexually transmitted diseases, including contact tracing of infectious cases of sexually transmitted diseases and routine testing, including laboratory tests and followup systems; (3) interstate epidemiologic referral and followup activities respecting sexually transmitted diseases; and (4) such special studies or demonstrations to evaluate or test sexually transmitted diseases prevention and control strategies and activities as may be prescribed by the Secretary., Title Public Health Service Act, Part 51b Project Grants for Preventive Health Services, Section 318 (42 U.S. Code § 247c ), Public Law -, U.S.C. , Statute ,
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Any State, and, in consultation with the appropriate State Health Authority, any political subdivision of a State, including American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments or tribal organizations located wholly or in part within their boundaries; academic institutions, and national and public health organizations.
Any State or authorized subdivision including American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments or tribal organizations located wholly or in part within their boundaries, academic institutions, and public health organizations.
Applicants should document the need for assistance, state the objectives of the project, outline the method of operation, describe the evaluation procedures, and provide a budget with justification of funds requested. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
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. 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.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Applicants must download application forms from www.Grants.gov. Applications must be submitted electronically at www.Grants.gov. If an applicant does not have access to the Internet, or if they have difficulty accessing the forms on-line, contact the CDC Office of Grants Services Technical Information Management Section (OGSTIMS) staff. For this, or further assistance, contact OGSTIMS: Telephone (770) 488-2700, Email: PGOTIM@cdc.gov. This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR, 92. The standard application forms, as furnished by PHS and required by 45 CFR, 92 for State and local governments, must be used for this program.
After review and approval, a Notice of Award (NoA) is prepared and processed, along with appropriate notification to the public.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 90 to 120 days. From 90 to 120 days; from 3 to 4 months. Unsuccessful applicants will receive notification of the results of the application review by email with delivery receipt or by mail.
How are proposals selected?
Applications will be evaluated based upon the magnitude of the problem, the establishment of specific and measurable objectives to address the problem, and the development of a sound operational plan which will ensure the implementation of each program element. A formula may be added for the next notice of funding opportunity (NOFO).
How may assistance be used?
iagnostic tests for, and diagnosed cases of, STD; (2) STD case finding and case follow-up activities, including notification, referral and follow up of sex partners for STD testing and treatment, as appropriate; (3) interstate epidemiological referral and follow-up activities; (4) program-specific professional (including appropriate allied health personnel) STD education and training as authorized under section 318 of the PHS Act; (5) program-specific and public STD education and information dissemination as authorized under Section 318 of the PHS Act; (6) applied research, special studies or demonstrations to evaluate or test STD prevention and control activities; and (7) other control strategies and activities as may be prescribed by the Secretary.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
See NOFO for details.
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, nonfederal 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 In addition, grants and cooperative agreements are subject to inspection and audits by DHHS and other Federal government officials.
Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to the grant program 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 PHS 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
Project period: From one to five years; budget period: 12 months. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: letter of credit. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Letter.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mailstop E-07
Atlanta, GA 30333 US
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$92,734,652.00; FY 19 est $96,934,652.00; FY 20 est $96,469,000.00; FY 17$98,380,591.00; FY 16$93,895,559.00; - Cooperative Agreement(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$92,734,652.00; FY 19 est $96,169,000.00; FY 20 est $96,469,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range: $149,560 to $2,817,271; Average: $3,571,002
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Regulations for this program are published under 42 CFR 51b. Guidelines are available. PHS Grants Policy Statement, DHHS Publication No. (OASH) 94-50,000, (Rev.) April 1, 1994, is available.
Examples of Funded Projects