Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Prevention and Control Grants

Project grants under Section 318 awarded to State and local health departments, academic and public health organizations emphasize the development and implementation of nationally uniform prevention and control programs which focus on the core public health functions of assessment, assurance and policy

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This includes surveillance activities, including the reporting, screening, and follow up of persons diagnosed with STDs, and disease intervention activities to find cases, and notify and refer exposed partners to STD into care.

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
Regents Of The University Of California, San Francisco, The $ 1,919,128   2014-04-012020-03-31
Washington University, The $ 1,392,083   2014-09-012020-03-31
Virgin Islands Dept Of Health Group $ 407,879   2014-01-012019-12-31
Public Health, California Department Of $ 15,074,781   2014-01-012019-12-31
Health, Washington State Department Of $ 821,163   2013-09-302019-09-29
Department Of Health Utah $ 450,672   2013-09-302019-09-29
Health, Florida Department Of $ 652,334   2013-09-302019-09-29
Baltimore, City Of $ 705,000   2013-09-302019-09-29
City & County Of San Francisco $ 535,698   2013-09-302019-09-29
Multnomah, County Of $ 820,997   2013-09-012019-09-29



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Grant funds may be used for: (1) STD surveillance activities, including reporting, and follow-up of diagnostic tests for, and diagnosed cases of, STD; (2) STD case finding and case follow-up activities, including notification, referral and follow up of sex partners for STD testing and treatment, as appropriate; (3) interstate epidemiological referral and follow-up activities; (4) program-specific professional (including appropriate allied health personnel) STD education and training as authorized under section 318 of the PHS Act; (5) program-specific and public STD education and information dissemination as authorized under Section 318 of the PHS Act; (6) applied research, special studies or demonstrations to evaluate or test STD prevention and control activities; and (7) other control strategies and activities as may be prescribed by the Secretary.

Grant funds may not be used for: (1) Supplanting funds supporting existing STD prevention and control services provided by a State or locality; or (2) unless specifically approved or specified in funding opportunity announcements, grant funds shall not be used for performing diagnostic tests, maintaining central registries, providing diagnostic and treatment facilities and services, or purchasing automated data processing equipment.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Any State, and, in consultation with the appropriate State Health Authority, any political subdivision of a State, including American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments or tribal organizations located wholly or in part within their boundaries; academic institutions, and national and public health organizations.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Any State or authorized subdivision including American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments or tribal organizations located wholly or in part within their boundaries, academic institutions, and public health organizations.

Credentials/Documentation

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. 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 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

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 www.Grants.gov. Applications must be submitted electronically at www.Grants.gov. 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: PGOTIM@cdc.gov. This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR, 92. The standard application forms, as furnished by PHS and required by 45 CFR, 92 for State and local governments, must be used for this program.

Award Procedures

After review and approval, a Notice of Award (NoA) is prepared and processed, along with appropriate notification to the public.

Deadlines

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

Authorization

Public Health Service Act, Section 318 (42 U.S. Code § 247c), Public Law 100-202, Public Law 100-202.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 90 to 120 days. From 90 to 120 days; from 3 to 4 months.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

Same as Application Procedure.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

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

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Project period: From one to five years; budget period: 12 months. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: letter of credit. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: by letter of credit.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

See notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) for details.

No cash reports are required.

See NOFO for details.

See NOFO for details.

See NOFO for details.

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

Records

Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to the grant program shall be retained for a minimum of 3 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

75-0950-0-1-550.

Obigations

(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $93,895,559; FY 17 est $93,251,342; and FY 18 est $93,251,341 - Cooperative Agreement.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Range is $223,681 to $6,425,623; Average = $1,594,812.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Regulations for this program are published under 42 CFR 51b. Guidelines are available. PHS Grants Policy Statement, DHHS Publication No. (OASH) 94-50,000, (Rev.) April 1, 1994, is available.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

Elizabeth Wolfe 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mailstop E-07, Atlanta, Georgia 30333 Email: eow1@cdc.gov Phone: (404) 639-8531

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Applications will be evaluated based upon the magnitude of the problem, the establishment of specific and measurable objectives to address the problem, and the development of a sound operational plan which will ensure the implementation of each program element. A formula may be added for the next notice of funding opportunity (NOFO).


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