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Disabilities Prevention

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

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Based on available funding for fiscal year 2002, CDC issued a competitive program announcement for new State projects resulting in 16 awards. All other projects listed in this notice will be eligible for non-competing continuation awards in fiscal year 2002. These include the 12 noted research grants and the three national information centers on limb loss, physical activity, and paralysis. Eligibility for this program in the future when new competitive announcements are announced in future fiscal years will continue to include State health departments or other official organizational authority (agency or instrumentality) of States, including the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any territory or possession of the United States. Research Grants: Eligible applicants for competing applications was in fiscal year 2000 through the issuance of a competitive program announcement which include public and private nonprofit entities, including universities, university-affiliated systems including not-for-profit medical centers, research institutions and rehabilitation hospitals, disability service groups such as advocacy and voluntary organizations and independent living centers, and federally recognized Indian Tribal Governments. For the limb loss information and the limb loss epidemiology projects, the physical activity, and the paralysis resource center projects; new applications will not be solicited for these programs as they are still within their respective project periods. No new competitive applications are expected to be solicited from States, research institutions and information centers during the balance of FY 2002.

Eligible Applicant Categories:
Eligible Functional Categories:

State disability and health applicants documented in their fiscal year 2002 competitive applications the need for assistance, indicated the objectives of their projects, presented their approaches to meet set objectives, and outlined the method of operation. Current research project grants and information centers will request continuation funding to meet original protocols and research objectives. Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State and local governments and federally-recognized Indian Tribal Governments. For nonprofit recipients, costs will be determined in accordance with HHS Regulation 45 CFR 74.

Note:This is a brief description of the credentials or documentation required prior to, or along with, an application for assistance.

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This section indicates who can apply to the Federal government for assistance and the criteria the potential applicant must satisfy. For example, individuals may be eligible for research grants, and the criteria to be satisfied may be that they have a professional or scientific degree, 3 years of research experience, and be a citizen of the United States. Universities, medical schools, hospitals, or State and local governments may also be eligible. Where State governments are eligible, the type of State agency will be indicated (State welfare agency or State agency on aging) and the criteria that they must satisfy.

Certain federal programs (e.g., the Pell Grant program which provides grants to students) involve intermediate levels of application processing, i.e., applications are transmitted through colleges or universities that are neither the direct applicant nor the ultimate beneficiary. For these programs, the criteria that the intermediaries must satisfy are also indicated, along with intermediaries who are not eligible.