How to apply...
A signed original and five copies of the application Form 398 must be sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). State and local governments may use Form 5161. An original and two copies must be submitted. This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR 92 for State and Local Governments and 45 CFR 74 for nonprofit organizations, as appropriate.
Note: Each program will indicate whether applications are to be submitted to the Federal headquarters, regional or local office, or to a State or local government office.
After review and approval, a notice of award is prepared and processed, along with appropriate notification to the public, initial award provides funds for first budget period (usually 12 months) and Notice of Award indicates support recommended for the remainder of project period, allocation of Federal funds by budget categories, and special conditions, if any. However, applicants are encouraged to call CDC for programmatic technical assistance prior to the development and submission of their assistance application.
Note: Grant payments may be made by a letter of credit, advance by Treasury check, or reimbursement by Treasury check.
Awards may be made by the headquarters office directly to the applicant, an agency field office, a regional office,
or by an authorized county office. The assistance may pass through the initial applicant for further distribution by
intermediate level applicants to groups or individuals in the private sector.