Disabilities Prevention

(1) Support National Centers on Disability to develop, implement, evaluate, and disseminate non-research activities aimed at reducing health disparities and improving the health of people with mobility limitations and/or intellectual disabilities (ID) across their lifespans, and (2) Develop and strengthen

credit:
the capacity of state-based disability and health programs to improve the health and quality of life among people with disabilities through adaptation and implementation of evidence-based strategies in states, U.S.

territories, and tribal governments.

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.


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Health, Florida Department Of $ 1,200,000   2016-07-012021-06-30
Health Research, Inc. $ 1,655,000   2016-07-012021-06-30
Public Health And Human Services, Montana Department Of $ 1,380,000   2016-07-012021-06-30
University Of Arkansas System $ 1,704,829   2016-07-012021-06-30
Health & Human Services, Michigan Department Of $ 1,380,000   2016-07-012021-06-30
Oregon Health & Science University $ 1,705,000   2016-07-012021-06-30
Health, Maryland Department Of $ 615,000   2016-07-012021-06-30
Public Health, Massachusetts Dept Of $ 1,653,764   2016-07-012021-06-30
University System Of New Hampshire $ 1,705,000   2016-07-012021-06-30
Ohio State University, The $ 1,200,000   2016-07-012021-06-30



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

CDC issued continuation awards in fiscal year 2015 to three Resource Centers and 18 State-based disability and health cooperative agreements.

These awards ended in 2016.

In April, 2016 CDC issued new competitive awards to two National Centers on Health Promotion for People with Disabilities.

New competitive awards were also issued to 19 State-based Disability and Health programs in July 2016.

In fiscal year 2017, CDC issues continuation awards to the two National Centers on Health Promotion for People with Disabilities and the 19 State-based Disability and Health cooperative agreements.

In addition, supplemental funds were given to one National Center (Special Olympics) and six Disability and Health States (Arkansas, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon and South Carolina) to supplement existing programmatic activities. National Centers on Disability: These cooperative agreements are providing financial assistance to: (1) improve knowledge and awareness about the usefulness and effectiveness of health promotion programs and policy, systems and environmental improvements for people with mobility limitations and/or intellectual disabilities, (2) develop, implement, evaluate, and disseminate multi-level strategies (e.g., programmatic, policy, systems and environmental changes) that improve the health and quality of life of people with mobility limitations and/or intellectual disabilities, (3) implement the Healthy Athletes Program for people with ID, and (4) collaborate with and support states and academic centers to improve the health of people with mobility limitations and/or intellectual disabilities.

State-based Disability and Health Programs: These cooperative agreements are providing financial assistance to develop and strengthen internal capacity and health-related disability programs to (1) improve knowledge and awareness about the usefulness and effectiveness of programmatic, policy, systems and environmental changes for people with select functional disability types (i.e., mobility limitations and/or Intellectual Disabilities, and (2) support states to plan, implement, evaluate, and disseminate non-research activities aimed at promoting inclusion and accessibility and reducing health disparities between people with and without disabilities.

In these cases, project funds may not be used to supplant State, local, or institutional funds available for these activities, or for construction costs, or to purchase facilities or space.

Grantees may enter into contracts as necessary to help achieve the objectives of their respective programs.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Based on available funding for fiscal year 2016, CDC issued competitive awards to two National Centers on Disability and 19 State-based Disability and Health Programs.

Eligibility for the National Centers on Disability included: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education; Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments); Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education; Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education; and Private colleges and universities.

Eligibility for the State-based Disability and Health Programs included: State governments; Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized); and Government Organizations (States, including the District of Columbia, Territorial governments or their bona fide agents in 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.

Beneficiary Eligibility

In addition to the eligible applicants, other groups who will receive benefits from the program include persons with disabilities and their family members of persons with disabilities, persons with limb loss, minority populations, refugees, infants, children, youth, adults, senior citizens, women, all educational levels, all income levels, urban, suburban, and rural populations, health/ rehabilitation professionals, scientists, educators, and researchers.

Credentials/Documentation

State disability and health and resource center grantees documented in their fiscal year 2015 continuing applications the need for assistance, indicated the objectives of their projects, presented their approaches to meet set objectives, and outlined the method of operation. Grantees funded in fiscal year 2016 followed the criteria set forth in the respective Funding Opportunity Announcements. In fiscal year 2017, these National Centers and State disability and health grantees documented in their continuing applications the need for assistance, indicated the objectives of their projects, and presented their approaches to meet set objectives. For nonprofit recipients, costs will be determined in accordance with HHS Regulation 45 CFR 74. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

The guidelines will indicate whether or not an application is subject to Executive Order 12372.

If the application is subject for review per State Executive Order 12372, please follow these instructions: 1.

The SPOC should be contacted as early as possible to receive any necessary instructions on the State process.

If the project serves more than one State, the department should contact the SPOC of each affected State.

2.

The necessary information should be mailed to the SPOC.

3.

Please provide a copy of the cover letter sent to the SPOC to Grants & Contracts along with the hard copy application.

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.

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

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. 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 Grants.gov web site, at the following Internet address: www.grants.gov. Submit the final application using the www.grants.gov website. This program is subject to the provisions set forth in 45 CFR 92, for State and local governments and OMB Circular No. A-110 for nonprofit organizations.

Award Procedures

The National Centers on Disability and the State-based Disability and Health Program competitive awards were determined by an internal objective review process at CDC. Research project grant competitive awards are determined by an external peer review. At such times, awards will be based on evaluation criteria set forth in the respective Program Announcements, the availability of funds, and such other significant factors as deemed necessary and appropriate by CDC. The awards for National Centers on Disability and the State-based Disability and Health Programs were both issued for a five year project period. The Notices of Grant Award indicate financial support for the first budget year, allocations of Federal funds by budget category, and special conditions, if any.

Deadlines

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

Authorization

Public Health Service Act, Executive Order This program is authorized under Section 317C [42 U.S.C. 247b-4] of the Public Health Service Act., Title 42, Part 241(a), Section 301(a) , Public Law USC-42 U.S.C. 247(b.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 60 to 90 days. Between 60 to 95 days from the deadline date for submission of applications.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Two National Centers on Disability and 19 State-based Disability and Health Programs received financial assistance in fiscal year 2016 for five year project periods. Other future solicitations (when announced) will indicate the length of the project periods and program requirements for each of these programs. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: by letter of credit. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: by letter of credit.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Annual progress reports are required.

Federal financial reports are required no later than 90 days after the end of each specified budget period.

Final financial status reports and a final program report is required 90 days after the end of the project.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Annual progress reports are required.

Federal financial reports are required no later than 90 days after the end of each specified budget period.

Final financial status reports and a final program report is required 90 days after the end of the project.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Financial status reports are required no later than 90 days after the end of each specified budget period.

Final financial status reports and a final program report is required 90 days after the end of the project.

Annual progress reports are required.

Financial status reports are required no later than 90 days after the end of each specified budget period.

Final financial status reports and a final program report is required 90 days after the end of the project.

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.

Records

Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to the program shall be retained for a minimum of three 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

75-0958-1-1-550.

Obigations

(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $11,399,995; FY 17 est $13,899,995; and FY 18 est $13,899,995

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

National Centers on Disability: FY16 funding range is $1,500,000 to $4,500,000; FY17 funding range is $1,500,000 to $6,700,000. State-based Disability and Health Programs: FY16/17 funding range is $150,000 to $450,000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

JoAnn Thierry, PhD 1600 Clifton Rd., MS-88 , Atlanta, Georgia 30333 Email: jxt4@cdc.gov Phone: 404-498-6730

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

There are no new projects anticipated for fiscal year 2017 or 2018. However, if future funding opportunities become available, applications will be reviewed based on evaluation criteria explicit in the Program Announcements. Applications must address demonstrated program need, the magnitude of the problem, the management work plan, collaborative associations, and the approach toward setting and meeting overall project objectives and time frames.



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