Preventive Health Services_Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research, Demonstrations, and Public Information and Education Grants

 

To develop, improve, apply, and evaluate methods for the prevention and control of gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STD) through demonstrations and applied research; to develop, improve, apply, and evaluate methods and strategies for public information and education about syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia and other STD, and to support professional (including appropriate allied health personnel) STD education, training, and clinical skills improvement activities.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
93.978
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
PROJECT GRANTS
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
Authorization
Public Health Service Act, Section 318b, Public Law 100-202.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Any State, political subdivisions of States, and any other public or private nonprofit institutions including American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments or tribal organizations located wholly or in part within their boundaries.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Any State, political subdivisions of States, and any other public or private nonprofit institutions including American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments or tribal organizations located wholly or in part within their boundaries.
Credentials/Documentation
Applicants should document the need for assistance, describe the evaluation procedures, and provide a budget with justification of funds requested. Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State and local governments. For other grantees, costs will be determined in accordance with 45 CFR, Part 74, Subpart Q. OMB Circular No. A-87 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
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. To apply for this funding opportunity, use application form PHS 398 (OMB number 0925-0001 rev. 5/2001). Forms and instructions are available in an interactive format on the CDC web site, at the following Internet address: www.cdc.gov/od/pgo/forminfo.htm. Submit the signed original and five copies of your application by mail or express delivery service to: Technical Information Management, CDC Procurement and Grants Office, 2920 Brandywine Road, Atlanta, GA 30341. The standard application forms 5161 must be used for the program as furnished by CDC and required by 45 CFR 92 for state and local governments and by 45 CFR 74 for nongovernmental applicants. The standard application forms, as furnished by PHS and required by 45 CFR, Part 92 for State and local governments, must be used for this program. This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR, Part 92 for State and local governments and OMB Circular No. A-110 for nonprofit organizations, as appropriate.
Award Procedure
Applications that are complete and responsive to the announcement will be evaluated for scientific and technical merit by an appropriate peer review group convened by the NCIPC in accordance with the review criteria listed above. As part of the initial merit review, all applications may: 1) Undergo a process in which only those applications deemed to have the highest scientific merit, generally the top half of the applications under review, will be discussed and assigned a priority score; 2) receive a written critique; and 3) receive a second level review by the Science and Program Review Subcommittee (SPRS) of the Advisory Committee for Injury Prevention and Control (ACIPC). Successful applicants will receive a Notice of Grant Award (NGA) from the CDC Procurement and Grants Office. The NGA shall be the only binding, authorizing document between the recipient and CDC. The NGA will be signed by an authorized Grants Management Officer, and mailed to the recipient fiscal officer identified in the application.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 90 to 120 days. From 3 to 4 months.
Appeals
Not Applicable.
Renewals
Same as in Application Procedure.
How are proposals selected?
Applications will be evaluated on the need for the proposal and its potential benefit(s) to STD control; possible effects upon local STD control programs; consistency with national program goals; specific and measurable objectives; a workable and meaningful plan for evaluation; and a sound operational plan that ensures the proposal can be carried out to reach stated objectives.
How may assistance be used?
Grant funds may be used for: (1) The costs associated with planning, organizing, and conducting applied research, demonstrations, and education programs; (2) professional (including appropriate allied health personnel) STD education, training, and clinical skills improvement activities; and (3) to reimburse individuals asked to be participants in the applied research. Such reimbursements must be submitted for specific approval. Grant funds may not be used for supplanting funds supporting existing STD control services provided by a State or locality. Proposals for applied research involving human subjects must follow current Public Health Service (PHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines on human experimentation.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
See FOA for details. No cash reports are required. See FOA for details. No expenditure reports are required. See FOA for details.
Auditing
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133. In addition, grants and cooperative agreements are subject to inspection and audits by DHHS and other Federal government officials.
Records
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
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
Project period: From 1 to 5 years; budget period: 12 months. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: by letter of credit.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None.
Headquarters Office
Reginald Carson, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mailstop E-07, Atlanta, Georgia 30333 Email: rdc2@cdc.gov Phone: (404) 639-0022.
Website Address
http://www.cdc.gov/std/.
Financial Information
Account Identification
75-0943-0-1-550.
Obligations
(Salaries) FY 09 $0; FY 10 $0; FY 11 $0 - FY09 - $4,861,434; FY10 - est $4,873,432; and FY11 - est $4,886,431.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$242,921 to $610,912; Average - $358,572.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Regulations governing 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
Not Applicable.