Tuberculosis Demonstration, Research, Public and Professional Education

To assist States, political subdivisions of States, and other public and nonprofit private entities in conducting research into prevention and control of tuberculosis nationally and internationally, especially in conducting demonstration projects for the prevention and control of tuberculosis; in providing

public information and education programs for prevention and control of tuberculosis; and in developing education, training, and clinical skills improvement activities in the prevention and control of tuberculosis for health professionals, including allied health personnel.

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

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Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: Objectives have been met. Funding was awarded to administer and promote programs for prevention, control, and elimination of tuberculosis (TB) to include the following: improve the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of tuberculosis prevention and control programs; provide technical assistance and conduct training programs to National TB Control Programs, non-governmental organizations, and other interested partners to strengthen TB treatment and control efforts worldwide and to assist domestic organizations in maintaining effective communication capacity among the nation's TB control officials and TB nursing professionals. Fiscal Year 2017: It is estimated that support will continue as provided in fiscal year 2016. Fiscal Year 2018: It is estimated that support will continue as provided in fiscal year 2017.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Requests for direct assistance (i.e., 'in lieu of cash') for personnel, equipment, and supplies directly related to project activities, particularly directly observed therapy, patient outreach, and program assessment will be considered.

Project funds may not be used to supplant State or local funds available for tuberculosis control or to support construction costs or inpatient care.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

States, political subdivisions of States, and other public and nonprofit private entities.

Beneficiary Eligibility

States, political subdivisions of States, other public and nonprofit private entities, serving persons with TB infection and disease.


Applicants should document the need for assistance, state the objectives of the project, outline the method of operation, describe the evaluation procedures, and provide a budget with justification of funds requested. For nonprofit recipients, costs will be determined in accordance with DHHS Regulations 45 CFR Part 74 Subpart Q. 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 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

This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Applicants must download application forms from Applications must be submitted electronically at If an applicant does not have access to the Internet, or if they have difficulty accessing the forms on-line, contact the CDC Office of Grants Services Technical Information Management Section (OGSTIMS) staff. For this, or further assistance, contact OGSTIMS: Telephone (770) 488-2700, Email: This program is subject to the requirements described in 45 CFR 92. In addition, some funding opportunities may require application form PHS 398 (OMB number 0925-0001 rev. 5/2001). Forms and instructions are available in an interactive format on the CDC web site, at the following Internet address:

Award Procedures

After officials review and approve applications, a notice of award (NoA) is prepared and processed, and appropriate notification is made to the public. Initial award provides funds for the first budget period (12 months) and NoA indicates support provided in the initial award and the recommended funding amounts for the remainder of the project period, allocation of Federal funds by budget categories, and special conditions, if any.


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


This program is authorized under Sections 317(k)(2) and 317E of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. Sections 247b-6), as amended.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 90 to 120 days.


From 120 to 180 days.


From 60 to 90 days. Project periods are for 3 to 5 years with 12-month budget periods. Applications must be obtained from Grants Management Officer, Office Grants Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program has no statutory formula or matching requirements. Although there are no statutory requirements, applicants must assume part of the project cost and fiscal information must be provided in the narrative portion of the application pursuant to provisions of Section 317(e). MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

From three to five years. Budget Period: For 12 months. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.

Post Assistance Requirements


See notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) for details.

CDC programs must require awardees to submit performance measures annually as a minimum, and may require reporting more frequently.

Performance measure reporting must be limited to data collection.

When funding is awarded initially, CDC programs must specify required reporting frequency, data fields, and format.

No cash reports are required.

The Annual Performance Report is due no later than 120 days prior to the end of the budget period.

The Annual Performance Report serves as the continuing application.

This report should include the information specified in the notice of funding opportunity (NOFO).

The Annual Federal Financial Report are required 90 days after the end of each budget period.

Final Financial Reports are required 90 days after the end of a project period.

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

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

CDC programs must require awardees to submit performance measures annually as a minimum, and may require reporting more frequently.

Awardees will meet this annual requirement to report on performance measures with the submission of an Annual Performance Report.

However, CDC may request an additional report, the Performance Measure Report, in certain instances such as a jurisdiction?s response to a large TB outbreak.


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. In addition, grants and cooperative agreements are subject to inspection and audits by DHHS and other Federal government officials.


Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to the project shall be retained for at least 3 years or until resolution of any audit questions. Property records must be retained in accordance with PHS Grants Policy Statement requirements.

Financial Information

Account Identification



(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $5,713,667; FY 17 est $5,303,518; and FY 18 est $5,303,518

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

$100,000 to $1,000,000 with an average of $120,000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Regulations governing this program are published under 42 CFR 51b. Guidelines are available in the application kit. PHS Grants Policy Statement No. 94-50,000 (Revised) April 1, 1994.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office


Headquarters Office

Kathryn Koski 1600 Clifton Road, MS E-10, Atlanta, Georgia 30333 Email: Phone: 404-639-5259 Fax: 404-639-8604

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

All applications will be reviewed initially for completeness by CDC. Incomplete applications that do not meet the eligibility criteria will not advance. Applicants will be notified that their applications did not meet eligibility or published submission requirements. A review panel will evaluate complete, eligible applications in accordance with the ?Criteria? section of the notice of funding opportunity (NOFO).

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