Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Provider Education Grants
To fund academic institutions and clinical and public health training organizations to develop, deliver and evaluate training, educational and clinical skills improvement activities for health care professionals and appropriate allied health personnel for the prevention, and control and clinical management of gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, and other STD.
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
Public Health Service Act, 42 CFR Part 51b, Section 318 (42 U.S. Code § 247c), Public Law 100-202, Public Law 100-202
Research, demonstration, and public information and education projects: the Secretary may make grants to States, political subdivisions of States, and any other public and nonprofit private entity for education, training, and clinical skills improvement activities in the prevention and control of such diseases for health professionals (including allied health personnel).
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Academic institutions and national, state and Tribal clinical and public health training organizations.
Private and public clinical providers, such as physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, and others. Any academic institutions and national, state and Tribal clinical and public health training organizations may apply for assistance.
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, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. Pre-application coordination is not applicable.
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 3 to 4 months. Any applicant awarded funds in response to the NOFO will be subject to the DUNS, SAM Registration, and Federal Funding Accountability And Transparency Act Of 2006 (FFATA) requirements. Unsuccessful applicants will receive notification of these results by e-mail with delivery receipt or by U.S. mail.
Same as 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?
Cooperative agreement funds may be used to support academic institutions and clinical training organizations to develop, deliver and evaluate training, and educational and clinical skills improvement activities for health care professionals and allied health personnel for the prevention, control and clinical management of gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, and other STD. Grant funds may be used for: (1) The costs associated with planning, organizing, and conducting professional STD education, training, and clinical skills improvement activities for health care providers and appropriate allied health personnel. Cooperative agreement 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.
This NOFO will have indirect costs budgeted and reimbursed at 8% of modified total direct costs rather than on the basis of a negotiated rate agreement, and are not subject to upward or downward adjustment. This indirect cost rate is applicable
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
See notice of funding opportunity (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: by letter of credit. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Letter.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
1600 Clifton Road, Mail Stop E-07
Atlanta, GA 30333 US
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$7,342,786.00; FY 19 est $7,342,786.00; FY 20 est $7,191,786.00; FY 17$7,323,683.00; FY 16$4,284,914.00; - STD Prevention Grants = Acct. No. 75-0943-0-1-550
Prevention Training Centers Grants = Acct. No. 75-0950-0-1-550(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$7,342,786.00; FY 19 est $7,197,785.00; FY 20 est $7,191,786.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range: $83,800 to $6,188,272; Average: $2,781,692
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