Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

To improve the quality of acute stroke care and health outcomes for acute stroke patients.

Program activities will address the continuum of care from onset of stroke through rehabilitation and recovery, focusing on health systems change and community and clinical linkages.

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

Selected Recipients for this Program

RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Department Of Health Minnesota $ 4,470,000   2015-06-302021-06-29
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Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Funds may be used to: Develop and maintain partnerships; implement and support the operation of a hospital based stroke registry; and Develop and maintain a quality improvement program to increase the quality of care in all applicable components.

Grantees may not use funds for research. Grantees may not use funds for clinical care. Grantees may only expend funds for reasonable program purposes, including personnel, travel for employees working on the cooperative agreement-supported project or program, supplies, and services, such as contractual. The direct and primary recipient in a cooperative agreement program must perform a substantial role in carrying out project objectives and not merely serve as a conduit for an award to another party or provider who is ineligible. Reimbursement of pre-award costs is not allowed.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

?State governments (this includes the District of Columbia) are eligible to apply.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Eligibility is limited to state health departments (to include the District of Columbia) with heart disease and stroke prevention programs for this cooperative agreement. State health departments are the only agencies who are uniquely positioned to develop strong state level task forces to develop these stroke systems of care that can be used to focus on an comprehensive approach to improving quality of care at all points along the continuum of care that will have the largest reach and impact on decreasing morbidity and mortality from stroke, reducing disparities in the delivery of care, and improving outcomes.


No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

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.

Award Procedures

Applications will be reviewed for responsiveness. CDC will evaluate complete and responsive applications according to published criteria. Successful applicants will receive a Notice of Award (NOA) from the CDC Procurement and Grants Office. The NOA shall be only binding, authorizing document between the recipient and the CDC The NOA will be signed by an authorized Grants management Officer and e-mailed to the program director. A hard copy of the NoA will be mailed to the recipient fiscal officer identified in the application. Unsuccessful recipients will receive notification of the results of the application review by mail.


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


This program is authorized under Section 317 of the Public Health Services Act (PHS Act), 42 U.S.C. 247b(k)(2) as amended.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Not Applicable.


Not Applicable.


Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements. this program has no MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

12-budget within a 5 year project period. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.

Post Assistance Requirements


Progress reports are required twice a year.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Interim and annual progress reports towards meeting the goals and activities of the FOA are required.

FFR due 90 days after the end of the budget period.

Bi-monthly one-on-one grantee calls are held with each grantee to monitor their performance in addition to the interim and annual progress reports.


Not Applicable.


No Data Available.

Financial Information

Account Identification



(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $6,740,000; FY 17 est $6,740,000; and FY 18 est $674,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

700,000 -800,000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office


Headquarters Office

Sheila Weagle 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, MS. F72, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 Phone: 7704886093

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.

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