Partner support for heart disease and stroke prevention

To provide partner support around cardiovascular disease prevention activities.


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

Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

?To provide partnership support around cardiovascular disease prevention efforts, including dissemination of evidence-based practices, tools and strategies, creating opportunities for peer learning and sharing of best practices, facilitating community and clinical linkages at the state and local level, and packaging and promoting the use of cardiovascular tools and products.

Applicant will adhere to all CDC guidelines regarding allowable and unallowable expenses Restrictions that must be considered while planning the programs and writing the budget are: Awardees may not use funds for research. Awardees may not use funds for clinical care. Awardees may use funds only for reasonable program purposes, including personnel, travel, supplies, and services. Generally, awardees may not use funds to purchase furniture or equipment.

Any such proposed spending must be clearly identified in the budget. Reimbursement of pre-award costs is not allowed. Other than for normal and recognized executive-legislative relationships, no funds may be used for: o publicity or propaganda purposes, for the preparation, distribution, or use of any material designed to support or defeat the enactment of legislation before any legislative body o the salary or expenses of any grant or contract recipient, or agent acting for such recipient, related to any activity designed to influence the enactment of legislation, appropriations, regulation, administrative action, or Executive order proposed or pending before any legislative body See Additional Requirement (AR) 12 for detailed guidance on this prohibition and additional guidance on lobbying for CDC awardees. The direct and primary recipient in a cooperative agreement program must perform a substantial role in carrying out project outcomes and not merely serve as a conduit for an award to another party or provider who is ineligible.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Government and non-governmental organizations, including state, local, tribal and territorial governments or their bona fide agents.

Beneficiary Eligibility

non-governmental organizations, including state, local, tribal and territorial governments or their bona fide agents.


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. Applications must be submitted electronically at Electronic applications will be considered as having met the deadline if the application has been successfully made available to CDC for processing from on the deadline date. The application package can be downloaded from Applicants can complete the application package off-line, and then upload and submit the application via the Web site. The applicant must submit all application attachments using a PDF file format when submitting via Directions for creating PDF files can be found on the Web site. Use of file formats other than PDF may result in the file being unreadable by staff. Applications submitted through (, are electronically time/date stamped and assigned a tracking number. The tracking number serves to document submission and initiate the electronic validation process before the application is made available to CDC for processing.

Award Procedures

All eligible applications will be initially reviewed for completeness by the Procurement and Grants Office (PGO) staff. In addition, eligible applications will be jointly reviewed for responsiveness by NCCDPHP and PGO. Incomplete applications and applications that are non-responsive to the eligibility criteria will not advance through the review process. Applicants will be notified that the application did not meet eligibility and/or published submission requirements. An objective review panel will evaluate complete and responsive applications according to the criteria listed in Section V. Application Review Information, subsection entitled ?Criteria?. Applications will be funded in order by score and rank determined by the review panel. CDC will provide justification for any decision to fund out of rank order. Successful applicants will receive a Notice of Award (NoA) from the CDC Procurement and Grants Office. The NoA shall be the only binding, authorizing document between the recipient and 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.


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


Public Health Service Act, section 301(a) and 317 (k) (2) [42 U.S.C. Section 241 (a) and 247b(k)(2 ).

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 90 to 120 days.


Not Applicable.


From 120 to 180 days. For year 2 and beyond of the award awardees may request that as much as 75% of their estimated unobligated funds be carried over into the next budget period. The carryover request must: ? Express a bona fide need for permission to use an unobligated balance; ? Include a signed, dated, and accurate Federal Financial Report (FFR) for the budget period from which funds will be transferred (as much as 75% of unobligated balances); and ? Include a list of proposed activities, an itemized budget, and a narrative justification for those activities.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory Formula: Title Pilot Program for Enhancement of Employee Whistleblower Protections. Pilot Program for Enhancement of Employee Whistleblower Protections: All applicants will be subject to a term and condition that applies the terms of 48 CFR section 3.908 to the award and requires that grantees inform their employees in writing (in the predominant native language of the workforce) of employee whistleblower rights and protections under 41 U.S.C. 4712. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

There is a 12 month budget period in which assistance is available. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.

Post Assistance Requirements


No program reports are required.

No cash reports are required.

The awardee must submit the Annual Performance Report via 120 days before the end of the budget period.

Annual Performance Report (APR) (required): The awardee must submit the APR via 120 days before the end of the budget period.

This report must not exceed 45 pages excluding administrative reporting.

Attachments are not allowed, but Web links are allowed.

This report is due 90 days after the end of the project period.

This report covers the entire project period and can include information previously reported in APRs.

The annual FFR form (SF-425) is required and must be submitted through eRA Commons 90 days after the end of the calendar quarter in which the budget period ends.

The report must include only those funds authorized and disbursed during the timeframe covered by the report.

The final FFR must indicate the exact balance of unobligated funds, and may not reflect any unliquidated obligations.

There must be no discrepancies between the final FFR expenditure data and the Payment Management System?s (PMS) cash transaction data.

Failure to submit the required information by the due date may adversely affect the future funding of the project.

If the information cannot be provided by the due date, awardees are required to submit a letter of explanation to PGO and include the date by which the Grants Officer will receive information.

CDC programs may require more frequent reporting of performance measures than annually in the APR.

If this is the case, CDC programs must specify reporting frequency, data fields, and format for awardees at the beginning of the award period.


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.


No Data Available.

Financial Information

Account Identification



(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $500,000; FY 17 est $500,000; and FY 18 est $500,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

The award range is $250,000-$500,000, with an average of $400,000 per budget year.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office


Headquarters Office

Stephanie Bernard 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS F-72, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 Email: Phone: 7704885108

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Funding through DP12-1213: Partner Support for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, in which a collaboration of organizations aimed at addressing the goals of CDC?s Million Hearts initiative, provided support around partner engagement efforts in cardiovascular disease prevention.

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