ASPR Science Preparedness and Response Grants

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



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.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, ASPR, HHS.
Website Address

http://www.phe.gov




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
National Academy Of Sciences $ 903,700   2014-09-302017-02-11
National Academy Of Sciences $ 400,000   2013-09-302015-03-31
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Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

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.

Eligibility Requirements

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.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

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 Procedures

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 Procedures

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.

Authorization

Public Health Service Act section 301 and 1702 of the PHS Act.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Applicable deadlines and due dates are specified in the funding opportunity announcement.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

Not Applicable.

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.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

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.

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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.

Audits

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.

Financial Information

Account Identification

75-0140-0-1-551.

Obigations

(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 Not Available; FY 17 est $105,000; and FY 18 est $105,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

No Data Available.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, ASPR, HHS.

Headquarters Office

Virginia Simmons HHS Headquarters, 200 C Street, SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024 Email: virginia.simmons@hhs.gov Phone: 202.260.0400

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.



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