Tuberculosis Demonstration, Research, Public and Professional Education


To assist States, political subdivisions of States, and other public and nonprofit private entities in conducting research into prevention and control of tuberculosis nationally and internationally, especially in conducting demonstration projects for the prevention and control of tuberculosis; in providing public information and education programs for prevention and control of tuberculosis; and in developing education, training, and clinical skills improvement activities in the prevention and control of tuberculosis for health professionals, including allied health personnel.

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
Fiscal Year 2014: Objectives have been met. Funding was awarded to administer and promote both domestic and international programs for prevention, control, and elimination of tuberculosis (TB) to include the following: improve the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of tuberculosis prevention and control programs in resource limited countries; provide technical assistance and conduct training programs to National TB Control Programs, non-governmental organizations, and other interested partners to strengthen TB treatment and control efforts worldwide and to assist domestic organizations in maintaining effective communication capacity among the nation's TB control officials and TB nursing professionals. Fiscal Year 2015: Support will continue as provided in fiscal year 2014. Fiscal Year 2016: It is estimated that support will continue as provided in fiscal year 2015.
This program is authorized under Sections 317(k)(2) and 317E of the Public Health Serivce Act (42 U.S.C. Sections 247b-6), as amended.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
States, political subdivisions of States, and other public and nonprofit private entities.
Beneficiary Eligibility
States, political subdivisions of States, other public and nonprofit private entities, serving persons with TB infection and disease.
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. For nonprofit recipients, costs will be determined in accordance with DHHS Regulations 45 CFR Part 74 Subpart Q. 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 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
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. To apply for this funding opportunity, use application form PHS 398 (OMB number 0925-0001 rev. 5/2001). Forms and instructions are available in an interactive format on the CDC web site, at the following Internet address: Submit the signed original and five copies of your application by mail or express delivery service to: Technical Information Management, CDC Procurement and Grants Office, 2920 Brandywine Road, Atlanta, GA 30341. The standard application forms 5161 must be used for the program as furnished by CDC and required by 45 CFR 92 for state and local governments and by 45 CFR 74 for nongovernmental applicants.
Award Procedure
Applications that are complete and responsive to the announcement will be evaluated for scientific and technical merit by an appropriate peer review group convened by the NCHHSTP in accordance with the review criteria listed above. As part of the initial merit review, all applications may: (1) Undergo a process in which only those applications deemed to have the highest scientific merit, generally the top half of the applications under review, will be discussed and assigned a priority score; (2) receive a written critique; and (3) receive a second level review by the Science and Program Review Subcommittee (SPRS). Successful applicants will receive a Notice of Grant Award (NGA) from the CDC Procurement and Grants Office. The NGA shall be the only binding, authorizing document between the recipient and CDC. The NGA will be signed by an authorized Grants Management Officer, and mailed to the recipient fiscal officer identified in the application.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 90 to 120 days.
From 120 to 180 days.
From 60 to 90 days. Project periods are for 3 to 5 years with 12-month budget periods. Applications must be obtained from Grants Management Officer, Grants Management Branch, Procurement and Grants Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
How are proposals selected?
Applications will be evaluated on the extent of the tuberculosis problem; the establishment of specific and measurable objectives; and the development of a sound operational plan that will ensure the implementation of each program's elements.
How may assistance be used?
Requests for direct assistance (i.e., "in lieu of cash") for personnel, equipment, and supplies directly related to project activities, particularly directly observed therapy, patient outreach, and program assessment will be considered. Project funds may not be used to supplant State or local funds available for tuberculosis control or to support construction costs or inpatient care.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
No program reports are required. No cash reports are required. The Annual Performance Report is due no later than 120 days prior to the end of the budget period. The Annual Performance Report serves as the continuing application. This report should include the information specified in the FOA. The Annual Federal Financial Report are required 90 days after the end of each budget period. Final Financial Reports are required 90 days after the end of a project period. No performance monitoring is required. Annual financial status reports are required no later than 90 days after the end of each budget period. Final financial status reports are required 90 days after the end of a project period. An organization that expends $500,000 or more in a fiscal year in Federal awards shall have a single or program-specific audit conducted for that year in accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular A-133. The audit period is an organization’s fiscal year. The audit must be completed along with a data collection form (SF-SAC), and the reporting package shall be submitted within the earlier of 30 days after receipt of the auditor’s report(s), or nine (9) months after the end of the audit period. In addition, grants and cooperative agreements are subject to inspection and audits by DHHS and other Federal government officials.
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. 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 project shall be retained for at least 3 years or 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
This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements. This program has no statutory formula or matching requirements. Although there are no statutory requirements, applicants must assume part of the project cost and fiscal information must be provided in the narrative portion of the application pursuant to provisions of Section 317(e).
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
From three to five years. Budget Period: For 12 months. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Headquarters Office
Kathryn Koski 1600 Clifton Road, MS E-10, Atlanta, Georgia 30333 Email: Phone: 404-639-5259 Fax: 404-639-8604
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 14 $5,834,565; FY 15 est $6,268,658; and FY 16 est $6,268,658
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$100,000 to $1,000,000 with an average of $120,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Regulations governing this program are published under 42 CFR 51b. Guidelines are available in the application kit. PHS Grants Policy Statement No. 94-50,000 (Revised) April 1, 1994.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2014: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2015: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available


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