Supporting Tribal Public Health Capacity in Coronavirus Preparedness and Response

On March 6, 2020, the President signed into law the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 (P.L.

116-123).

This act provides funding to prevent, prepare for, and respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

To support tribal public health emergency

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response to COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is announcing a new, non-competitive grant CDC-RFA-OT20-2004 Supporting Tribal Public Health Capacity in Coronavirus Preparedness and Response.

CDC is awarding at least $40,000,000 under this funding opportunity to Title I and Title V tribal nations to strengthen the tribal public health system to carry out surveillance, epidemiology, laboratory capacity, infection control, mitigation, communications, and other preparedness and response activities in response to COVID-1 9. CDC is committed to helping ensure that tribal jurisdictions have adequate resources for an appropriate COVID-19 response.

The continued support for and expansion of critical public health activities at the tribal level are essential to meet the needs in this quickly evolving response.

Funds from this funding opportunity will be made available for a variety of activities including, but not limited to:
Emergency operations and coordination activities (e.g., establishing emergency operations centers, incident management systems, continuity of operations plans, etc.); Public health management and risk assessment of travelers and others with potential COVID-19 exposure; equipment, supplies, shipping activities, or others to strengthen jurisdictional recovery; Laboratory, surveillance, and epidemiologic (e.g., case identification) activities, data management activities, and others to strengthen bio surveillance; Risk communications activities, distribution and use of medical material, and others to strengthen information management; Activities to strengthen countermeasures and mitigation (e.g., storage and distribution systems, inventory management systems, points of dispensing (POD) alternative nodes, etc.; Surge staffing activities, infection control activities and others to strengthen surge management; and Other preparedness and response activities
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services

Office: Centers for Disease Control - OSTLTS

Estimated Funding: $40,000,000


Who's Eligible



Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
NSF Publication 11-520

Additional Information of Eligibility:
This is an emergency notice of funding opportunity in response to the current outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

If not already accomplished, ensure your organization addresses these steps as part of your application processes.

1) Obtain a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS), 2) Register for a System for Award Management (SAM) account.

The requirements for SAM (System of Award Management) registration have temporarily changed due to the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To support entities impacted by COVID-19, applicants are not required to have an active SAM registration at the time of submission of the application under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).

HHS encourages applicants to start their SAM registration early in the process, and the awarding agency may require documented proof of the registration submission confirmation after award.

The change is also applicable to section D.

1.

(b).

Please contact the grants official identified in this NOFO with any questions.

3) Register your organization on Grants.gov.

Indian Tribe, as defined at 25 U.S.C.

§ 1603(14) is any Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska Native village or group or regional or village corporation as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (85 Stat.

688) [43 U.S.C.A.

§ 1601 et seq.], which is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians.

A consortia of federally recognized tribes are eligible to apply, but the applying entity must provide a list of consortia members and their contact information.

CDC may require approval documentation in the future.

A single tribe must be the legal applicant, the recipient of the award, and the entity legally responsible for satisfying the grant requirements.

Bona fide agents are eligible to apply.

For more information about bona fide agents, please see the CDC webpage on Expediting the Federal Grant Process with an Administrative Partner located at https://www.cdc.gov/publichealthgateway/grantsfunding/expediting.html#Q2

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf11520

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
Grants Policy

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2020-04-01

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2020-06-30


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