EducationMoney.com
Home State Money Federal Money Private Money Low Cost Colleges EducationMoney Store
 
Link to Us
The FAFSA application is provided to you by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) and is ALWAYS free!

Select a Category
Animal Conservation
Arts & Humanities
Business
Child Services
Disabled
Education
Employment and Labor
Housing
Immigration & Refugees
Minorities
Native Americans
Science & Medical Research
Veterans
Volunteers
Youth At Risk
How to Apply for Federal Assistance
Writing a Winning Grant Proposal
Understanding the Federal Program Descriptions

Content provided by the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
93.978 Preventive Health Services_Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research, Demonstrations, and Public Information and Education Grants

FEDERAL AGENCY:

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

AUTHORIZATION:

Public Health Service Act, Section 318b, 42 U.S.C. 247c, as amended; Disease Control Amendments of 1972, Public Law 92-449; Disease Control Amendments of 1976, Public Law 94-317; Health Services and Centers Amendments of 1978, Public Law 95-626; Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981, as amended, Public Law 97-35; Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 1988, Public Law 100-202.
OBJECTIVES: Click here for help!
To develop, improve, apply, and evaluate methods for the prevention and control of gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STD) through demonstrations and applied research; to develop, improve, apply, and evaluate methods and strategies for public information and education about syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia and other STD, and to support professional (including appropriate allied health personnel) STD education, training, and clinical skills improvement activities.

TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:

Project Grants.
Place Cursor Here for Definition

USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:

Grant funds may be used for: (1) The costs associated with planning, organizing, and conducting applied research, demonstrations, and education programs; (2) professional (including appropriate allied health personnel) STD education, training, and clinical skills improvement activities; and (3) to reimburse individuals asked to be participants in the applied research. Such reimbursements must be submitted for specific approval. Grant funds may not be used for supplanting funds supporting existing STD control services provided by a State or locality. Proposals for applied research involving human subjects must follow current Public Health Service (PHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines on human experimentation.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant Eligibility:   Any State, political subdivisions of States, and any other public or private nonprofit institutions.

Beneficiary Eligibility:   Any State, political subdivisions of States, and any other public or private nonprofit institutions.

Credentials/Documentation:   Applicants should document the need for assistance, describe the evaluation procedures, and provide a budget with justification of funds requested. Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State and local governments. For other grantees, costs will be determined in accordance with 45 CFR, Part 74, Subpart Q.

back to top
APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:
Pre-application Coordination:   Not applicable. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.

Application Procedure:   Information on the submission of applications may be obtained from the Grants Management Officer, Grants Management Branch, Procurement and Grants Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Telephone: (770) 488-2720. The standard application forms, as furnished by PHS and required by 45 CFR, Part 92 for State and local governments, must be used for this program. This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR, Part 92 for State and local governments and OMB Circular No. A-110 for nonprofit organizations, as appropriate.

Award Procedure:   After review and approval, a Notice of Grant Award is prepared and processed, along with appropriate notification to the public.

Deadlines:   Contact the Headquarters Office for application deadlines.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time:   From 3 to 4 months.

Appeals:   Not applicable.

Renewals:   Same as in Application Procedure.

ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements:   This program has no statutory formula or matching requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance:   Project period: From 1 to 5 years; budget period: 12 months.

POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports:   Quarterly and annual performance reports are required. Financial status reports are required no later than 90 days after the end of each specified reporting period. Final financial status and progress reports are required 90 days after the end of a project.

Audits:   In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A- 133 (Revised, June 24, 1997), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Nonprofit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $300,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $300,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133. In addition, grants and cooperative agreements are subject to inspection and audits by DHHS and other Federal government officials.

Records:   Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to the grant 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 PHS Grants Policy Statement requirements.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification:   75-0943-0-1-550.

Obligations:   (Grants) FY 01 $2,196,665; FY 02 est $2,196,665; and FY 03 est $2,196,665.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance:  
Range = $199,000 to $903,494; Average = 385,977.

back to top
PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
In fiscal year 2001, funds supported grants for the following activities: demonstration projects to develop alternative service modes for STD diagnosis and treatment and to develop innovative methods for syphilis control, applied research projects supporting research into treatment, complication and outcome of congenital syphilis, development of treatment and control strategies for chlamydia, development of diagnostic test evaluations for genital warts; development of control programs for human papiloma virus, behavioral research into barriers to condom usage in high-risk populations and a public and professional educational initiative to support a clinic based prevention project among high-risk ethnic groups. In fiscal year 2001, 10 grants were awarded to support STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers. It is estimated that 10 awards will be made in fiscal year 2002 and 10 awards will be made in fiscal year 2003.

REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:

Regulations governing this program are published under 42 CFR 51b. Guidelines are available. PHS Grants Policy Statement, DHHS Publication No. (OASH) 94-50,000, (Rev.) April 1, 1994, is available.

INFORMATION CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office:   Not applicable.

Headquarters Office:   Elizabeth Wolfe 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mailstop E-07, Atlanta, Georgia 30333 Email: eow1@cdc.gov Phone: (404) 639-8531

Web Site Address:  
http://www.cdc.gov/std/

EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:

Not Applicable.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:

Applications will be evaluated on the need for the proposal and its potential benefit(s) to STD control; possible effects upon local STD control programs; consistency with national program goals; specific and measurable objectives; a workable and meaningful plan for evaluation; and a sound operational plan that ensures the proposal can be carried out to reach stated objectives.

Click here for some free tips!


Select a Program Category:

State Money | Federal Money | Private Money | Low Cost Colleges |
Home | How to Apply for Federal Assistance | Writing a Winning Grant Proposal |
Understanding the Federal Program Descriptions