Public Health Conference Support


Program activities under this funding will allow state and local governments, their Bona Fide Agents, non-governmental organizations and the general public to request funds for partial support for public health conferences related to the health promotion, education and prevention of HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
A - Formula Grants; B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2016 It is anticipated that 5-6 organizations may be funded in FY 2016 if agency funding permits. Four organizations were funded in FY 2016.
Fiscal Year 2017 It is anticipated that 5-6 organizations may be funded in FY 2017 if agency funding permits.
Fiscal Year 2018 It is anticipated that 5-6 organizations may be funded in FY 2018 if agency funding permits.
Fiscal Year 2019 It is anticipated that 5-6 organizations may be funded in FY 2019 if agency funding permits.
This program is authorized under the Public Health Service Act, section 301(a), 42 U.S.C. 241(a), as amended and section 317(a), 42 U.S.C. 247b (a), as amended.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Beneficiary Eligibility
Allowable costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State, Local, and Indian Tribal governments. OMB Circular A102 is applicable. Allowable cost will be applicable to; A-21 Educational Institutions, A-122 Non-Profit Organizations and A-110.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Applicants must download application forms from Applications must be submitted electronically at If an applicant does not have access to the Internet, or if they have difficulty accessing the forms on-line, they may 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:
Award Procedure
Successful applicants will receive a Notice of Award (NoA) from the CDC Office of Grants Services. 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 emailed to the program director and a hard copy mailed to the recipient fiscal officer identified in the application. Unsuccessful applicants will receive notification of the results of the application review by either e-mail or U.S. mail.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 90 to 120 days.
Not applicable.
Renewals will be based upon the conditions in the notice of funding opportunity (NOFO).
How are proposals selected?
Applications will be reviewed for completeness by the Office of Grants Services (OGS) staff and for responsiveness jointly by NCHHSTP/OD and OGS. Incomplete applications and applications that are non-responsive to the eligibility criteria will not advance through the review process. Applicants will be notified the application did not meet submission requirements. CDC will conduct a review to evaluate complete and responsive applications according to the criteria listed in Section V. Application and Submission Information, subsection "Evaluation Criteria" within the notice of funding opportunity (NOFO). Applicants will be notified if their application did not meet program requirements.
How may assistance be used?
Project funds may be used for costs associated with reasonable program planning, including personnel, travel, supplies, and services such as contractual. Project funds may not be used for research, clinical care, or generally for the purchase of furniture or equipment. Reimbursement of pre-award costs is not allowed.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to the 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 45 CFR 92.42.
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
Financial assistance is available for a 12-month budget period. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Lisa Willliams
1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mailstop E-07
Atlanta, GA 30333 US
Phone: (404) 639-1877
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Formula Grants (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 18$500,000.00; FY 19 FY 20 FY 17$500,000.00; FY 16$500,000.00; - It is anticipated that 5-6 organizations may be funded in FY 2017 should HHS regulations regarding conferences be revised.(Formula Grants (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 18 FY 19 est $500,000.00; FY 20 FY 17 - (Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$221,463.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 est $0.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards will range from approximately $25,000 to $125,000 with an average of approximately $30,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Regulations governing this program are published under 42 CFR 55b. Guidelines are available. 45 CFR 92, and also HHS Grants Policy Statement at
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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