ASPR Science Preparedness and Response Grants

 

To conduct preparedness and response research that will inform the ongoing response to, and recovery from disasters.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
93.081
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Office of the Secretary
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreements; Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
Authorization
Public Health Service Act section 301 and 1702 of the PHS Act.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Research on environmental exposure: such as health risk from mold, toxic exposure, flooding of hospitals. Research on resilience factors Surveys regarding decision making during response and recovery. How can social media be or is being used for response and recovery activities for preparedness and response activities?.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Domestic, foreign and international public or private non-profit entities including state and local governments, Indian tribal governments and organizations (American Indian/Alaskan Native/Native American), faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, hospitals, and institutions of higher education.
Credentials/Documentation
Applicants should review the individual Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) funding opportunity announcement (FOA) issued under this CFDA program for any proof of certifications which must be submitted prior to or simultaneous with submission of an application package. OMB Circular A-122 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles 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
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Applicants should review the individual Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) funding opportunity announcement (FOA) issued under this CFDA program for any proof of certifications which must be submitted prior to or simultaneous with submission of an application package. OMB Circular A-122 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
Award Procedure
Applications that successfully proceed through initial screening (as outlined in the FOA) will be objectively reviewed based upon the review criteria specified in the FOA. Applications selected for funding will be processed and the applicant notified in writing through the issuance of a Notice of Grant Award from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response.
Deadlines
Not Applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Applicable Applicable deadlines and due dates are specified in the funding opportunity announcement.
Appeals
Not Applicable.
Renewals
Not Applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not Applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Research on environmental exposure: such as health risk from mold, toxic exposure, flooding of hospitals. Research on resilience factors Surveys regarding decision making during response and recovery. How can social media be or is being used for response and recovery activities for preparedness and response activities?. Funding under this CFDA can only be used for preparedness and response research that will inform the ongoing response to, and recovery from, disasters.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Grantees are required to submit program reports, also known as Program Progress Reports. Specific reporting conditions will be outlined in the terms and conditions of the Notice of Award and may vary. Specific reporting conditions will be outlined in the terms and conditions of the Notice of Award and may vary. Grantees are required to submit program reports, also known as Program Progress Reports. Specific reporting conditions will be outlined in the terms and conditions of the Notice of Award and may vary. . Recipients must report cash transaction data via the Payment Management System (PMS) using the cash transaction data elements captured on the Federal Financial Report (FFR), Standard Form (SF) 425. The FFR SF425 cash transaction report is due 30 days after the end of each calendar quarter. Specific reporting conditions will be outlined in the terms and conditions of the Notice of Award and may vary. Grantees are required to submit Program Progress Reports at the completion of each milestone as well as a final Program Progress Report. Performance monitoring of awardees is completed by ASPR program staff. Specific reporting conditions will be outlined in the terms and conditions of the Notice of Award and may vary. ASPR requires financial reporting through the Federal Financial Report (FFR), Standard Form 425. Reports are due semi-annually within 30 days after the first 6 month period and within 90 days of the budget period end date. Specific reporting conditions will be outlined in the terms and conditions of the Notice of Award and may vary. Performance monitoring of awardees is completed by ASPR program staff.
Auditing
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal 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. 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.
Records
All records must be kept available for 3 years after submission of the final expenditure report.
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 periods are from 6 months and up to 5 years. Budget periods are from 6 months and up to 12 months. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Awardee is issued a Notice of Grant Award, a legal document that informs the awardee that a grant award has been made. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released:. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Awardee may draw down funds in advance of the incursion of expenditure (up to three days) from the Payment Management System. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: by letter of credit.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, ASPR, HHS.
Headquarters Office
Diane DiEuliis HHS Headquarters,
200 C Street, SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024 Email: diane.dieuliis@hhs.gov Phone: 202.260.6119
Website Address
http://www.phe.gov
Financial Information
Account Identification
75-0140-0-1-551.
Obligations
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 14 $190,000; FY 15 est $105,000; and FY 16 Estimate Not Available
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not Applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.

 



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