Chronic Diseases: Research, Control, and Prevention

To assist State and local health agencies, health related organizations, and other public and private organizations in their efforts to prevent and control chronic diseases and disorders through research, development, capacity building, and intervention.

To utilize research data to improve detection,

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diagnosis, treatment, and care of chronic diseases and their complications.

To generate new knowledge related to chronic diseases that will improve health and quality of life and eliminate health disparities among segments of the population.

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Website Address

Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories

Selected Recipients for this Program

RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Middle Tennessee State University $ 1,030,043   2008-09-012012-08-31
Cathedral Health Services Inc $ 143,449   2008-09-302009-09-29
Adler Aphasia Center $ 118,886   2008-09-302009-09-29
Pan American Health Organization Inc $ 100,000   2006-09-012009-08-31
Sister To Sister Everyone Has A Heart Foundation Inc $ 238,755   2008-09-012009-08-31
University System Of New Hampshire $ 143,449   2008-09-012009-08-31
South Dakota State University $ 118,886   2008-09-012009-08-31
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   

Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Funds may be used for costs associated with conducting research and surveillance of chronic diseases and their complications.

Funds may also be used for program planning and development, to support capacity building, and for evaluation of chronic disease prevention and control programs.

CDC will have substantial involvement with the award recipient during performance of the funded activity.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Applications may be submitted by State or local governments or their Bona Fide Agents (this includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianna Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau).

Eligible applicants also include public and private nonprofit organizations, for profit organizations, small, minority, women-owned businesses, universities, colleges, research institutions, hospitals, community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, Federally recognized Indian tribal governments, Indian tribes, and Indian tribal organizations.

Foreign institutions may be eligible for some specific programs.

Beneficiary Eligibility

The general public will benefit from the objectives of this program.


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 justification of funds requested. Costs for nonprofit recipients will be determined in accordance with HHS Regulations, 45 CFR Part 74, Subpart Q. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

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 Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. 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) 488-2700. The standard application forms must be used for this program as furnished by the Public Health Service and requirement by OMB Circular No. A-110 for nongovernmental applicants.

Award Procedures

After review and approval of an application, a notice of award is prepared and processed, along with appropriate notification to the public.


Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.


Public Health Service Act , Title 42, Part 247b(k)(2), Section 301(a), Public Law USC-242l(a) and (b).

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 120 to 180 days. From 3 to 6 months.


Not Applicable.


Project periods are for 1 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. Telephone: (770) 488-2700.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Project periods are for 1 to 5 years with 12-month budget periods. . Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.

Post Assistance Requirements


Annual or semiannual progress reports are required.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Annual or semiannual progress reports are required.

Final financial status and performance reports are required 90 days after the end of a project period.

Annual or semiannual progress reports are required.


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.


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 PHS Grants Policy Statement requirements.

Financial Information

Account Identification



(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 Not Available; FY 17 est $0; and FY 18 Estimate Not Available - Project is closed.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

No Data Available.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office


Headquarters Office

Brenda Colley Gilbert, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, Georgia 30333 Email: Phone: (770) 488-8390.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Applications will be evaluated based on: (1) Agreements between all agencies providing professional and/or supportive care, either voluntarily or for fees; (2) a description of the approach that will be used to provide prevention case management services; and (3) a description of how services will complement/expand existing agency primary and secondary services and specific criteria published in program guidance. All applications will be peer reviewed.

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