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Cooperative Agreements to Support State-Based Safe Motherhood and Infant Health Initiative Programs

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

Who is eligible to apply...

PRAMS and MCHEP: Eligible Category A,maintenance of existing PRAMS surveillance system: eligible applicants are the official State public health agencies designated as vital statistics registration areas in the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and for PRAMS are the jurisdictions that received direct funding from CDC for PRAMS activities. Also eligible is the public health agency of the City of New York, the only city public health agency designated as a Category A applicant. For PRAMS and MCHEP: Category B eligible applicants are the official State and territorial public health agencies designated as registration areas for vital statistics, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Palau, and Federally-recognized Indian tribal governments. Prevention research eligibility includes public and private not-for-profit agencies including universities.

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Credentials/Documentation

Applicants should document the need for assistance, state the objectives of the project, outline the method of operation, describe evaluation procedures, and provide a budget with justification for funds requested. Costs will be determined in accordance with the OMB Circular No. A-87 for State and local governments.

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

About this section:

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.