The CDC Public Health Cancer Genomics Program: Translating Research into Public Health Practice


The purpose of this program is to develop effective approaches for translation of evidence-based recommendations and implementation of activities in cancer genomics in public health settings. Specifically applicants will be asked to translate the USPSTF recommendation on screening for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome and the EGAPP recommendation on tumor screening for Lynch syndrome for implementation into public health practice.

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
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
This program is authorized under the following sections: Section 317(k)(2) of the Public Health Service Act (PHS Act), 42 U.S.C. 247b (k)(2); Section 301(a) of the PHS Act, 42 U.S.C. 241(a)., U.S.C.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Non-profit organizations, state health department or tribal organization, universities
Beneficiary Eligibility
Non-profit organizations, state health department or tribal organization, universities
Costs under CDC financial assistance mechanisms are in accordance with 2 CFR ?200, as codified in 45 CFR ?75. Any required credentials and/or documentation will be identified in the NOFO to which applications are submitted.
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. Applications will consist of submitting a work plan and program narrative that details program goals and outcomes, and, must include a detailed work plan with their planned activities for year 1. In addition, a detailed budget and justification narrative will be required, as well as a detailed staffing plan.
Award Procedure
After review and approval, a Notice of Award (NoA) will be prepared and processed, along with appropriate notification to the public. Initial awards provide funds for the first budget period (usually 12 months) and the NoA will indicate support recommended for the remainder of the project period, allocation of Federal funds by budget categories, award requirements, and special conditions, if any.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 120 to 180 days.
Not applicable.
From 120 to 180 days. Project period of performance is 1 to 5 years. After initial awards, and subject to availability of funds, projects may be continued non-competitively contingent upon satisfactory progress by the recipient (as documented in required reports) and the determination that continued funding is in the best interest of the Federal government.
How are proposals selected?
Applications will be evaluated on the review criteria described in the Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcements (NOFOs). In general, the review and selection process of complete and responsive applications to the NOFO consists of determination of the scientific and technical merit by objective or peer review, availability of funds, and relevance of program priorities and the priorities of CDC.
How may assistance be used?
Staffing, program activities, data acquisition, program-related travel
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Annual Federal Financial Reports (FFR) and performance/progress reports are required. Final FFRs and performance reports are required. Other reporting may be required and will be outlined in the NOFO or the Notice of Award.
Not applicable.
In accordance with 2 CFR ?200, as codified in 45 CFR ?75, there is a 3-year record retention requirement; records shall be retained beyond the 3-year period if final audit has not been done or findings resolved. Property records must be retained in accordance with HHS 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
Financial assistance is provided for a 12-month budget period with a period of performance of up to five years subject to the availability of funds and satisfactory progress of the recipient. Notice of Award
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Sheryl Heard
4770 Buford Highway, NE
Atlanta, GA 30341 USA
Phone: 7704882855
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 22$0.00; FY 23 est $0.00; FY 24 est $0.00; FY 21$1,950,325.00; FY 20$2,099,016.00; FY 19$2,100,516.00; FY 18$0.00; FY 17 - The AL for this program has ended.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Average award is $350,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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