Engaging State and Local Emergency Management Agencies to Improve Ability to Prepare for and Respond to All - Hazards Events

The purpose of this program is to prepare the nation?s public health systems to minimize the consequences associated with all-hazards events.

The Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response/Division of State and Local Readiness (OPHPR/DSLR) works to promote the integration of public health
emergency preparedness into overarching emergency preparedness for all-hazards responses.

OPHPR/DSLR works through and with national partners to develop and enhance public health emergency preparedness.

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

http://www.cdc.gov




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Council Of State Governments, The $ 230,000   2019-09-302024-09-29
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Project funds may be used to strengthen public health infrastructure through engagement with state and local emergency management agencies.

This engagement will improve the Nation?s overall ability to prevent, protect mitigate, respond to, and recover from all-hazards emergency incidents and events by further preparing state, local and territorial public health systems to minimize consequences associated with all-hazards incidents and events.

Recipient may only expend funds for reasonable program purposes, including personnel, travel, supplies (including training materials), and services, such as contractual.

Applicant will be required to participate, comply, and cooperate with CDC for any reporting requirements stipulated by, or mandated for, the receipt of funding.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Applicant must have experience as a professional association of and for emergency management directors from all 50 states, eight U.S.

territories, and the District of Columbia, the applicant's unique ability in representing state emergency management directors will greatly assist with emergency preparedness planning and coordination efforts between public health and emergency management sectors nationally.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Applicant must have experience as a professional association of and for emergency management directors from all 50 states, eight U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia, the applicant's unique ability in representing state emergency management directors will greatly assist with emergency preparedness planning and coordination efforts between public health and emergency management sectors nationally. The nation's public is the ultimate recipient of benefits from this program.

Credentials/Documentation

Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State and local governments. For all other nonprofit grantees, cost will be determined in accordance with HHS Regulations 45 CFR 74 Subpart Q. For-profit organizations' costs are determined in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations, 48 CFR 31. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program. 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

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. Applications will be evaluated for completeness and responsiveness by the agency program and CDC Procurement and Grants Office(PGO). CDC will not review incomplete and non-responsive applications. After review and approval, a notice of grant award (NoA) will be prepared and processed, along with appropriate notification to the public.

Award Procedures

Initial award provides funds for the first budget period (usually 12 months) and the NoA will indicate support recommended for the remainder of the project period, allocation of Federal funds by budget categories, and special conditions, if any.

Deadlines

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

Authorization

Section 301(a) and 317(a) of the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. section 247b (a), as amended.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 90 to 120 days.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) project periods are 1 to 5 years. Subject to availability of funds, after initial awards, projects may be renewed non-competitively contingent upon satisfactory progress by the recipient (as documented in required reports) and the determination that continued funding is in the best interest of the Federal government.

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

Financial assistance is provided for a 12-month budget period with project periods of up to five years subject to the availability of funds and satisfactory progress of the grantee. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Automatic Drawdown from the Payment Management Service. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Automatic Drawdown from the Payment Management Service.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Annual or semiannual progress reports are required.

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

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

Cash reports are not applicable.

Performance monitoring is applicable with substantial involvement from CDC.

Quarterly expenditure projections are required, no more than 30 days after the end of each quarter.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Annual or semiannual progress reports are required.

Quarterly expenditure reports required, no more than 30 days after the end of each quarter.

CDC will provide guidance on performance reporting requirements.

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, including documents to support entries on accounting records and to substantiate charges to each grant, must be kept readily available for review by personnel authorized to examine HHS grant accounts. Records must be maintained for three years after the end of a budget period. If questions still remain, such as those raised as a result of audit, related records should be retained until the matter is completely resolved.

Financial Information

Account Identification

09-2956-2-0-181.

Obigations

(Salaries) FY 17 $0; FY 18 est $0; and FY 19 est $150,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Subject to availability of funds. Approximate Average Award: $150K Anticipated Award Date: September 1, 2019 Budget Period Length: 12 months Project Period Length: 5 years.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

45 CFR Part 74 for institutions of higher education, hospitals, other nonprofit organizations and commercial organizations.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

Van A. King 1600 Clifton Road MS D-29 , Atlanta , Georgia 30029-4018 Email: vbk5@cdc.gov Phone: 4046395276

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.



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