Promoting Population Health through Increased Capacity in Alcohol Epidemiology


The purpose of this FOA is to support the building of capacity in alcohol epidemiology in state and large city Health Departments and help provide the tools needed to perform core public health functions, such as public health surveillance. This increased epidemiologic capacity will help build the public health infrastructure that is needed to address excessive alcohol use − the fourth leading preventable cause of death in the U.S.

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.
42 U.S.C. 301(a) of the Public Health Service Act.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Eligibility will be limited to State and District of Columbia Health Departments, large city health departments (900,00 residents or more), or their Bona Fide Agents.
Beneficiary Eligibility
State and local health departments' work may benefit work may benefit others outside the institution including health professionals, non-profit organizations, and the general public.
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
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 and fiscal officers idendified in the applications.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 120 to 180 days.
Not Applicable.
From 120 to 180 days. Project period is 5 years with 12-month budget periods.
How are proposals selected?
Applicants will be reviewed based on their responses to the Funding Opportunity Announcement.
How may assistance be used?
These funds will be used to support state and local public health capacity in alcohol epidemiology, including staffing, travel, training, supplies, surveys, and/or required analytic software. Applicants must adhere to all CDC guidelines regarding allowable and unallowable expenses.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
No program reports are required. No cash reports are required. Annual Progress Reports due 90 days from the end of the budget period. Federal Financial Reports (FFRs) are due 90 days after the end of the fiscal year. No performance monitoring is required.
No audits are required for this program.
There is a 5-year records retention requirement; records shall be retained beyond the 5-year period if final audit has not been done, or findings resolved. Property records must be retained in accordance with HHS Policy.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Project period is 5 years with 12-month budget periods. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None. Successful applicants must comply with the administrative requirements outlined in 45 CFR Part 74 or 92 as appropriate.
Headquarters Office
Jessica Mesnick 4770 Buford Hwy, MS F78, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 Phone: 7704888063
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 14 $0; FY 15 est $0; and FY 16 est $600,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
42 CFR 92 is the regulations that governs this program
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.


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