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based organizations (CBOs), local and building organization in I. Funding Opportunity Description
state health departments, and other intergovernmental affairs for more than Authority: This program is authorized
public and private sector organizations 65 years and has, as one of its major under Sections 301(a) and 317(k)(2) of
involved in health promotion and objectives, the sharing of information the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C.
disease prevention activities. The between local governments and federal Sections 241 and 247b(k)(2).
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance agencies. Purpose: The purpose of this
number for this program is 93.939. The USCM is currently funded under announcement is to provide financial
RFA 00054, entitled, ‘‘Information assistance to non-governmental HIV
B. Eligible Applicant
Interchange and Technical and prevention organizations to provide
Assistance will be provided only to Financial Assistance for HIV
the United States Conference of Mayors capacity building assistance (CBA),
Prevention.’’ including training and technical
(USCM). No other applications are
solicited. C. Funding assistance (TA), to adapt, tailor and
The proposed program is in alignment implement science-based, behavioral
Approximately $1,300,000 is available
with the USCM mission, and the HIV prevention interventions
in FY 2005 to fund this award. It is
organization’s mission facilitates the specifically targeting high-risk racial/
expected that the award will begin on or
successful and expedited ethnic minority subpopulations as
before June 1, 2005, and will be made
implementation of the program demonstrated by high-prevalence
for a 12-month budget period within a
proposed under this announcement. epidemiological evidence and other
project period of up to four years.
The USCM is the official nonpartisan concrete quantitative and qualitative
Funding estimates may change.
organization of the nation’s 1,183 U.S. data. The minority subpopulations are
cities with populations of 30,000 or D. Where To Obtain Additional migrant workers, transgender
more. Each city is represented in the Information individuals, and youth in non-school
Conference by its chief elected official, For general comments or questions settings, including lesbian/gay/bisexual/
the mayor. The primary roles of the about this announcement, contact: transgender and questioning (LGBTQ)
Conference of Mayors are to: (1) Technical Information Management, youth.
Promote the development of effective CDC Procurement and Grants Office, The term ‘‘capacity building
national urban/suburban policy; (2) 2920 Brandywine Road, Atlanta, GA assistance’’ or ‘‘CBA’’ means the
Strengthen federal-city relationships; (3) 30341–4146, Telephone: 770–488–2700. provision of information, TA, training,
Ensure that federal policy meets urban For program technical assistance, and technology transfer for individuals
needs; (4) Provide mayors with contact: and organizations to improve the
leadership and management tools; and Qairo Ali, Project Officer, 1600 Clifton delivery and effectiveness of HIV
(5) Create a forum in which mayors can Road, NE., Mailstop E–35, Atlanta, prevention services. CBA does not
share ideas and information. The USCM Georgia 30333, Telephone: 404–639– include the delivery of direct client HIV
has 30 key programs, which include a 5224, e-mail: cda1@cdc.gov. prevention services and interventions.
HIV/AIDS program. The Conference was For financial, grants management, or CBA provided must be consistent
one of the first national organizations to budget assistance, contact: Roslyn with the Centers for Disease Control and
respond to the HIV/AIDS epidemic and Curington, Grants Management Prevention’s (CDC’s) Advancing HIV
has worked closely with the CDC by Specialist, CDC Procurement and Grants Prevention Initiative (AHP), Replicating
offering prevention grants, prevention Office, 2920 Brandywine Road, Atlanta, Effective Programs (REP), Diffusion of
publications, and technical assistance. GA 30341, Telephone: 770–488–2767, e- Effective Behavioral Interventions
Market research findings indicate that mail: zlp8@cdc.gov. (DEBI), the Compendium of Effective
the USCM is the only umbrella Behavioral Interventions, and other
organization exclusively for all mayors Dated: April 6, 2005. CDC-supported strategies for specific
nationwide. USCM has the access to, William P. Nichols, high-risk racial/ethnic minority
and long-standing relationships with, Director, Procurement and Grants Office, subpopulations.
the mayors, and the infrastructure to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As effective interventions and
successfully conduct the proposed [FR Doc. 05–7281 Filed 4–11–05; 8:45 am] adaptation and tailoring guidance are
program activities. The organization’s BILLING CODE 4163–18–P developed, future funding cycles will
existing relationships and access to integrate the new science.
mayors facilitate immediate For migrant workers, the
implementation of program activities DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND interventions and public health
because the organization does not have HUMAN SERVICES strategies should be consistent with
to establish contacts and develop CDC-supported strategies for specific
relationships with the Mayors. In Centers for Disease Control and high-risk racial/ethnic minority
addition, through its affiliate, The U.S. Prevention subpopulations. Examples include the
Conference of Local Health Officials, community health outreach worker
Capacity Building Assistance To
with a membership comprised of (CHOW) model (also referred to as
Improve the Delivery and Effectiveness
approximately 2,000 local health Promotores/as, lay health advisors,
of Human Immunodeficiency Virus
officials, the USCM has established community health advisor networks or
(HIV) Prevention Interventions for
networks with local health officials. The peer educators), Real AIDS Prevention
High-Risk Racial/Ethnic Minority
USCM was created specifically to Project (RAPP), other interventions from
represent this wide variety of local REP and DEBI which are appropriate for
organizations and community officials Announcement Type: New. migrant worker populations.
to the Federal government and other Funding Opportunity Number: RFA For youth in non-school settings, a
national organizations, and is unique in 05051. number of evidence-based, scientifically
its role as a liaison between these Catalog of Federal Domestic tested behavioral interventions have
officials. The organization has served as Assistance Number: 93.939. been identified specifically for high-risk
a policy-development and capacity- Application Deadline: May 27, 2005. youth, including Street Smart (for

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homeless and runaway teens); Teens non-school settings, including LGBTQ interventions specifically targeting high-
Linked to Care (TLC) (for HIV-positive youth. risk racial/ethnic minority
persons ages 13–24); and Focus on Kids Adaptation and tailoring of DEBI subpopulations. The minority
(for out-of-school African-American products and public health strategies for subpopulations are migrant workers,
teens in poverty settings) [Stanton et al., specific high-risk racial/ethnic minority transgender individuals, and youth in
(1996) Archives of Pediatrics and subpopulations of migrant workers, non-school settings, including lesbian/
Adolescent Medicine, 150 (4), 363–372]. transgender individuals, or youth in gay/bisexual/transgender and
All of the interventions for youth non-school settings, including LGBTQ questioning (LGBTQ) youth.
supported by CDC contain abstinence youth, must be culturally and This announcement is only for non-
education, and comply with the ABC linguistically appropriate. Fidelity of all research activities supported by CDC. If
Approach to HIV Prevention— interventions and public health research is proposed, the application
Information on HIV prevention methods strategies must be maintained by will not be reviewed. For the definition
(or strategies) can include abstinence, adhering to their specific core elements. of research, please see the CDC website
monogamy (i.e., being faithful to a This includes adapting and tailoring all at the following Internet address:
single sexual partner), or using condoms training curricula and written materials http://www.cdc.gov.od/ads/
consistently and correctly. These on each intervention selected, opspoll1.htm.
approaches can avoid risk (abstinence) development of a national marketing Activities: Awardee activities for this
or effectively reduce risk for HIV and diffusion plan for the adapted and program are as follows: All applicants
(monogamy, consistent and correct tailored interventions, and the provision are required to implement awardee
condom use). of CBA to implement adapted and activities by developing process
tailored interventions. objectives and activities for the
Note: For this program announcement, following:
youth are defined as individuals between the
This program addresses the ‘‘Healthy
People 2010’’ focus area of HIV. This 1. Provide ongoing individualized
ages of 13 to 24 years who are at high risk
for HIV infection. Interventions for youth at program also addresses the goals stated CBA to CDC’s directly funded CBOs,
high risk are limited to out-of-school youth in CDC’s HIV Prevention Strategic Plan health departments, and health
in non-school settings. CBA providers are through 2005, which can be found at department-funded CBOs in the
expected to remind youth-focused http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/partners/ adaptation, implementation, quality
community-based organizations (CBO) that psp.htm; and Advancing HIV assurance, and evaluation of effective
they should be familiar with and adhere to Prevention: New Strategies for a science-based behavioral HIV
their own state’s rules and regulations related Changing Epidemic at http:// prevention interventions for high-risk,
to providing HIV prevention information to racial/ethnic minority subpopulations of
youth (e.g., the age requirement for access to
Measurable outcomes of the program migrant workers, transgender
services with or without parental consent). individuals, or youth in non-school
will be in alignment with one (or more)
Science-based behavioral HIV of the following performance goals for settings, including LGBTQ youth. CBA
prevention interventions listed in the the National Center for HIV, STD and providers will utilize CDC’s draft
Procedural Guidance for Selected TB Prevention (NCHSTP): adaptation guidance to: (a) Conduct
Interventions and Strategies for 1. Decrease the number of persons at assessments of needs and community
Community-Based Organizations, REP high risk for acquiring or transmitting resources; (b) identify and address gaps
and DEBI include: Recruitment and HIV infection. in CBA services; (c) collaborate with
retention; counseling, testing and 2. By 2010, increase by 13 percent the other sources of CBA (including other
referral (CTR); prevention case proportion of HIV-infected people who CDC CBA providers and CBOs
management (PCM); and partner know they are infected, as measured by specifically receiving CDC’s Program
counseling, testing and referral services the proportion diagnosed before Announcement 04064 ADAPT
(PCTRS). progression to AIDS (Baseline: 76 supplemental for adapting and tailoring
For information on the Procedural percent in 2000; Target for 2010: 85 DEBI interventions); (d) notify,
Guidance for Selected Interventions and percent). collaborate and coordinate with state
Strategies for Community-Based 3. By 2010, increase to at least 80 and local health departments in the
Organizations mentioned above, visit percent the proportion of HIV-infected delivery of CBA services within their
the following Internet address: http:// people who are linked to appropriate health jurisdictions; and (e) leverage
www.cdc.gov/hiv/partners/ prevention, care, and treatment services, other federal, state or local resources.
pa04064_cbo.htm. as measured by those who report having Examples of prevention interventions
For information on the Compendium received some form of medical care are health education and risk reduction;
of Effective Behavioral Interventions, within three months of their HIV outreach capacity and preparation for
visit the following Internet address: diagnosis (2001 Baseline: 79 percent). testing; HIV testing; referrals; prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/pubs/ 4. Strengthen the capacity to develop and partner counseling; prevention case
hivcompendium/HIVcompendium.htm and implement effective HIV prevention management; interventions to prevent
The term ‘‘adapt’’ refers to changes in interventions. perinatal transmission; and rapid testing
the target population or venue in which CBA developed under this program in non-traditional settings, such as
an intervention takes place. The term will be categorized as Strengthening correctional facilities and high-risk
‘‘tailor’’ refers to changes in: (1) The Interventions for HIV Prevention community venues.
health message or activity; (2) the way (designated as Focus Area [FA] 2) in the 2. Provide CBA to health departments
the message is delivered or by whom; CBA model, as referenced in and their funded CBOs on culturally
and (3) the timing of the message. TA is Attachment I. appropriate HIV prevention
training to adapt, tailor and evaluate Program Goals: The goal for this interventions and strategies for high-risk
science-based behavioral HIV program is to strengthen interventions racial/ethnic minority subpopulations of
prevention interventions for the specific for HIV prevention by improving the migrant workers, transgender
racial/ethnic/cultural high-risk minority capacity of CBOs and health individuals, or youth in non-school
subpopulations of migrant workers, departments to implement, improve, settings, including LGBTQ youth. This
transgender individuals, or youth in and evaluate HIV prevention includes: (a) Obtaining and utilizing

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input from high-risk, racial/ethnic and deliver CBA that is consistent with (g) Number of CDC-funded CBOs,
minority subpopulations of migrant the requirements of the DEBI health department-funded CBOs, and
workers, transgender individuals, or interventions and CDC program other stakeholders serving high-risk,
youth in non-school settings, including requirements (as provided in trainings racial/ethnic minority subpopulations of
LGBTQ youth proposed for this project; for grantees) and avoids duplication of migrant workers, transgender
and (b) incorporating cultural services. This includes developing individuals, or youth in non-school
competency and linguistic and training materials, diffusing best settings, including LGBTQ youth,
educational appropriateness into all program practices and interventions for receiving CBA on implementing
CBA activities. HIV-negative and HIV-positive persons, realistic and feasible evaluation efforts
CBA for HIV prevention may include and supporting partners with of adapted and tailored science-based
methods for practicing abstinence, orientation and training to help them behavioral prevention interventions.
monogamy (i.e., being faithful to a deliver effective and efficient services. Applicants will be responsible for the
single sexual partner), or safer sex (i.e., Note: To achieve cost-effectiveness, following in response to the
using condoms consistently and other partners and experts contracted by performance indicators:
correctly). These approaches can avoid CBA providers should be locally based (1) Set baseline, one-year, and four-
risk or effectively reduce risk for HIV and culturally competent. year target goals (target goals will be
infection. 5. Core Performance Indicators. To negotiated with CDC post-award).
Prevention interventions should also ensure quality programs and to measure (2) Use performance indicators for the
include risk reduction and avoidance progress, all applicants receiving design of a monitoring evaluation plan.
for co-infections with other sexually funding are required to report on the (3) Collect process and outcome
transmitted diseases, blood-borne following core performance indicators: monitoring data and report to the CDC.
diseases (i.e., Hepatitis B and C), and (a) Number of CDC-funded CBOs that Applicants, with the substantial
tuberculosis. serve high-risk, racial/ethnic minority involvement of CDC, will be
3. Work with CDC program
subpopulations of migrant workers, accountable for achieving performance
consultants and Science Application
transgender individuals, or youth in target goals. If an applicant fails to
Team technical monitors, who are
non-school settings, including LGBTQ achieve its target, CDC will work with
responsible for ensuring fidelity,
youth, receiving CBA on adapted and the applicant to determine what steps
consistency, and support for the
tailored science-based behavioral can be taken to improve performance.
delivery of evidence-based HIV
prevention interventions and strategies. prevention interventions and public CDC involvement may include TA,
With their help, develop collaborative health strategies that increase behaviors conditional or restrictive funding. If
partnerships with the originators of the that reduce risk for transmission or applicant’s performance fails to
supported science-based interventions, acquisition of HIV. improve, CDC in accordance with
other social and behavioral scientists, (b) Number of health department- applicable federal regulations may take
and public health experts to adapt and funded CBOs that serve high-risk, enforcement actions such as, suspension
tailor a minimum of two (2) science- racial/ethnic minority subpopulations of or termination of the Notice of Award
based behavioral interventions for high- migrant workers, transgender (NoA).
risk, racial/ethnic minority individuals, or youth in non-school 6. Implement an evaluation-
subpopulations of migrant workers, settings, including LGBTQ youth, monitoring plan based on logic
transgender individuals, or youth in receiving CBA on adapted and tailored modeling that links outcomes (both
non-school settings, including LGBTQ science-based behavioral prevention short- and long-term) with program
youth. These partners will be interventions and public health activities/processes and the theoretical
responsible for reviewing all materials strategies that increase behaviors that assumptions/principles of the program
produced to ensure fidelity to the reduce risk for transmission or performance indicators.
original intervention and for acquisition of HIV. The plan should outline the process
collaborating on the delivery of CBA. (c) Number of CDC-funded CBOs that and outcome data to be collected,
This includes: (a) Development of report agreement with timeliness in identify sources of information, explain
adaptation and tailoring materials based completion of CBA services. the methods by which information will
on CDC’s draft adaptation guidance on (d) Number of health department- be collected, and outline the process for
each intervention; (b) provision of CBA, funded CBOs that report agreement with analyzing and interpreting information,
including training and TA, on adapting timeliness in completion of CBA and using findings for program
and tailoring science-based behavioral services. improvement.
HIV prevention interventions; and (c) (e) Number of CDC-funded CBOs that 7. Identify the CBA training needs of
development of a national marketing receive CBA and, in turn, deliver your own program and staff. Develop
and diffusion plan for the interventions adapted and tailored interventions and/ and implement a plan to address these
in the CDC’s Procedural Guidance and or public health strategies to high-risk, needs.
other CDC-supported strategies for racial/ethnic minority subpopulations of 8. Develop protocols that respond to
specific high-risk, racial/ethnic minority migrant workers, transgender new CBA requests, including
subpopulations. Note: Specifically for individuals, or youth in non-school submission of notification and
DEBI interventions, all materials related settings, including LGBTQ youth. completion of forms. Refer all CBA
to the adaptation and tailoring of the (f) Number of health department- requests outside your scope of work to
interventions will need to be reviewed funded CBOs that receive CBA and, in the CDC CBA coordinator responsible
by CDC program consultants, Science turn, deliver adapted and tailored for tracking and assigning CBA requests,
Application Team technical monitors, interventions and/or public health following procedures to be provided by
and original investigators, as strategies to high-risk, racial/ethnic CDC.
appropriate. minority subpopulations of migrant 9. Participate in CDC-coordinated
4. Collaborate with CDC, CDC-funded workers, transgender individuals, or CBA networks to enhance
CBA and TA providers, and locally youth in non-school settings, including communication, coordination,
based partners and contractors to plan LGBTQ youth. cooperation, and training.

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10. Implement a quality assurance partners, trainers, contractors, and other program is listed in the Activities
strategy that ensures the delivery of national organizations. Section above.
high-quality services. 3. Monitor the performance of Fiscal Year Funds: 2005.
11. Develop and implement an program and fiscal activities through Approximate Total Funding:
effective strategy for marketing your progress reports, data reporting, site $2,876,000 (This amount is an estimate
CBA services. visits, conference calls, and ensuring and is subject to availability of funds.).
12. Report planned group CBA events compliance with federally mandated Approximate Number of Awards: Six
to the Capacity Building Branch (CBB) requirements, such as use of a materials (6).
Training Calendar, as provided by CDC, review panel and internal audit Approximate Average Award:
for dissemination to HIV prevention procedures. $440,000 (This amount is for the first
partners and constituents. 4. Add or refine performance 12-month budget period and includes
13. Facilitate the dissemination of indicators over the course of the project both direct and indirect costs.).
information about successful CBA period. (For additional information on Floor of Award Range: $400,000.
strategies and ‘‘lessons learned’’ through performance indicators, see Application Ceiling of Award Range: $500,000
peer-to-peer interactions, meetings, and Submission Information thru (This ceiling is for the first 12-month
workshops, conference presentations, NPIN.) budget period.).
case studies, and communications with 5. Provide up-to-date scientific Anticipated Award Date: August 1,
CDC program consultants. information and training on the risk 2005.
14. Take the Adaptation and Tailoring factors for transmitting HIV infection Budget Period Length: 12 months.
course provided by the STD/HIV among persons living with HIV/AIDS; Project Period Length: Four (4) years.
Prevention Training Centers (PTC); HIV prevention services for individual Throughout the project period, CDC’s
follow the adaptation and tailoring and partner counseling, HIV testing, and commitment to the continuation of
guidance document, once it is referral to care and treatment; and awards will be conditioned on the
developed by CDC, and collaborate with proven effective behavioral availability of funds, evidence of
CDC behavioral and social scientists in interventions for people at risk for satisfactory progress by the recipient (as
developing adapted and tailored transmitting HIV or becoming infected. documented in required reports), and
materials for the behavioral 6. Provide up-to-date information and the determination that continued
interventions. training on CDC’s draft adaptation funding is in the best interest of the
15. Coordinate with local and state Federal Government.
guidance developed by CDC with input
health departments prior to providing
from internal and external researchers, III. Eligibility Information
CBA services.
HIV prevention intervention
16. Attend all post-award training III.1. Eligible Applicants
implementers and community
17. Submit materials developed with advocates. Applications may be submitted by
funding through this program 7. Assist in the development of public and private nonprofit
announcement to the CDC National collaborative efforts with state and local organizations, such as:
Prevention Information Network (NPIN) health departments, HIV prevention • Public nonprofit organizations.
for access by the public free of charge community planning groups, CBOs that • Private nonprofit organizations.
and dissemination by NPIN. receive direct funding from CDC, and • Universities.
18. Check with the CDC NPIN to other federally supported organizations • Colleges.
determine if suitable materials are providing HIV/AIDS services. • Community-based organizations.
already available. For further 8. Facilitate the exchange of • Faith-based organizations.
information on NPIN services and information about successful • Federally recognized Indian tribal
resources, contact NPIN at 1–800–458– interventions, program models, and government.
5231; visit its website at ‘‘lessons learned’’ through grantee • Indian tribal organizations.
www.cdcnpin.org; or send requests by meetings, workshops, conferences,
newsletters, the Internet, and III.2. Cost-Sharing or Matching
fax to 1–888–282–7681 (TTY users: 1–
800–243–7012). communications with CDC project Matching funds are not required for
In a cooperative agreement, CDC staff officers. CDC will also facilitate the this program.
is substantially involved in the program exchange of program information and
TA among community-based III.3. Other
activities, above and beyond routine
grant monitoring. organizations, health departments, and If you request a funding amount
CDC activities for this program are as national and regional organizations. greater than the ceiling of the award
follows: 9. Ensure that any products developed range, your application will be
1. Support all funded awardees by with these funds reflect both cultural considered non-responsive and will not
coordinating national networks of competence and sound evidence-based be entered into the review process. You
capacity building providers. science. These products must first be will be notified that your application
2. Provide consultation and TA in reviewed and cleared by the original did not meet the submission
designing, planning, developing, behavioral scientist(s) for the selected requirements.
operating, and evaluating activities DEBI intervention(s) before submitting Special Requirements: If your
(such as progress reporting, submitting them to CDC for clearance. application is incomplete or non-
information for the training calendar, 10. Conduct an overall evaluation of responsive to the special requirements
etc.) based on CDC’s standards and CDC the project. listed in this section, it will not be
program requirements. CDC may 11. Disseminate CBA Training entered into the review process. You
provide consultation and TA both Calendar of training activities. will be notified that your application
directly from CDC and indirectly did not meet submission requirements.
through prevention partners, such as II. Award Information • Applicants must provide proof of
health departments, national and Type of Award: Cooperative eligibility as outlined in Section IV.2. of
regional minority partners, CBA Agreement. CDC involvement in this this announcement.

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• All applicants will be required to Application forms and instructions transgender individuals, or youth in
provide CBA within the United States are available on the CDC website, at the non-school settings, including LGBTQ
and its Territories. following Internet address: youth, for whom you propose to adapt
• Late applications will be considered www.cdc.gov/od/pgo/forminfo.htm. and tailor interventions or CDC-
non-responsive. See section ‘‘IV.3. If you do not have access to the supported strategies.
Submission Dates and Times’’ for more Internet, or if you have difficulty b. A description of all the science-
information on deadlines. accessing the forms online, you may based behavioral interventions or CDC-
• Governmental, municipal agencies contact the CDC Procurement and supported strategies you propose to
or affiliates of governmental or Grants Office Technical Information adapt and tailor.
municipal agencies (e.g., health Management Section (PGO–TIM) staff c. A description of your strategy that
departments, school boards, public at: 770–488–2700. Application forms includes: (1) All interventions
hospitals) are not eligible to apply. can be mailed to you. previously adapted; (2) the proposed
• Organizations currently receiving To request an application kit (which overall marketing and diffusion plan; (3)
more than one award for capacity includes the request for application, the overall evaluation plan; and (4) the
building assistance from CDC’s Capacity required forms, supplemental proposed plan to deliver CBA
Building Branch are not eligible to information, CBA Guidelines, and other nationally.
apply. information), contact CDC’s National d. A description of your
• A minimum of two interventions or Prevention Information Network (NPIN) organization’s three-year record of
CDC-supported strategies, listed in the at 1–800–458–5231; visit its website at experience providing CBA to consumers
‘‘Purpose’’ section, must be adapted and http://www.cdcnpin.org; or send that serve a major racial/ethnic minority
tailored for high-risk, racial/ethnic requests by fax to 1–888–282–7681 population listed above or of providing
minority subpopulations of migrant (TTY users: 1–800–243–7012). This direct HIV prevention services to a
workers, transgender individuals, or announcement and associated forms can major racial/ethnic minority population.
youth in non-school settings, including also be found on the CDC Internet home
2. Program Plan
LGBTQ youth. For additional page, http://www.cdc.gov. Click on
information about interventions and Funding Opportunities then Grants and The program plan should include the
CDC-supported strategies, please visit: Cooperative Agreements. following:
http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/partners/ IV.2. Content and Form of Submission a. Proposed Plan
pa04064_cbo.htm and http://
Application: You must submit a A description of your proposed plan
project narrative with your application for building capacity for adapting,
forms. The narrative must be submitted tailoring and implementing
• Preference will be given to interventions listed in the ‘‘Purpose’’
in the following format:
organizations that provide evidence of
• Maximum number of pages: 40 section of this announcement. In
having previously adapted and tailored addition, include a description of the
pages (excluding budget, appendices
interventions listed under the HIV prevention interventions you have
and attachments). If your narrative
‘‘Purpose’’ section for migrant workers, previously adapted and tailored,
exceeds the page limit, only the first
transgender individuals, or youth in including training and TA delivered.
pages which are within the page limit
non-school settings, including LGBTQ Include epidemiological evidence and
will be reviewed.
• Font size: 12 point unreduced. other quantitative and qualitative data
• CDC may allocate additional • All material must be typewritten; to support your proposed program plan.
funding to this program announcement single-spaced.
to provide CBA as described in this • Paper size: 8.5 x 11 inches. b. Objectives
announcement to reach organizations • Page margin size: One inch. What are your proposed specific,
specifically targeting underserved • Printed only on one side of page. measurable, appropriate, realistic and
Latino/a youth at risk for HIV and STDs • Held together only by rubber bands time-phased (SMART) objectives to
(i.e., high-risk runaway Latino/a youth or metal clips; not bound in any other address the awardee activities?
engaging in survival activities such as way.
sex in exchange for drugs, money, • Program announcement title and c. Activities
shelter, or food). number must appear on each page of the List and describe the proposed
Note: Title 2 of the United States Code application. activities that relate to each of the
Section 1611 states that an organization • Number each page sequentially, objectives listed above.
described in Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal including appendices and attachments,
d. Timeline
Revenue Code that engages in lobbying and provide a complete table of contents
activities is not eligible to receive Federal to the application, its appendices and Provide a time line and list staff
funds constituting an award, grant, or loan. attachments. responsible for accomplishing and
Narrative. Your narrative should implementing activities in the first year.
IV. Application and Submission address activities to be conducted over
Information 3. Program Experience
the entire project period, and must
include the following items in the order a. Describe your organization’s
IV.1. Address To Request Application
listed: program experience as it relates to
providing CBA nationally, including
To apply for this funding opportunity, 1. Abstract training and TA on adapting, tailoring,
use application form PHS 5161–1. Please provide a brief four-page marketing and evaluating science-based
CDC strongly encourages you to summary of the proposed program behavioral HIV prevention
submit your application electronically activities, including the following interventions.
by utilizing the forms and instructions information: b. Describe the methods and
posted for this announcement at a. A description of the high-risk recipients of CBA services previously
www.grants.gov. subpopulation of migrant workers, provided by your organization.

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c. Describe your organization’s expenses in relation to the planned body to operate nationally within the
program experience collaborating with objectives and related activities. CDC United States and its Territories.
behavioral science researchers as well as may not approve or fund all proposed Documentation should include a copy
other HIV prevention agencies, activities. Be precise about the of the statement from your
including state and local health justification for each budget item and organization’s Articles of Incorporation,
departments. itemize calculations wherever Bylaws, or Board Resolution.
d. Describe your organization’s appropriate. • A copy of the current, valid Internal
program experience in providing CBA b. For each contract and consultant Revenue Service (IRS) determination
that responds effectively to the cultural, contained within the application letter of your organization’s 501(c)3 tax-
gender, environmental, social, and budget, describe the type(s) of exempt status.
linguistic characteristics of your organizations or parties to be selected • Evidence that your organization has
proposed high-risk subpopulation of and the method of selection; identify the been in operation for three years as
migrant workers, transgender specific contractor(s), if known; and documented by annual agency reports, a
individuals, or youth in non-school describe the expertise related to board resolution, or other
settings, including LGBTQ youth. In behavioral science, curriculum documentation.
answering this question, describe the development, training, marketing, and • Evidence that your organization has
types of services provided and list any evaluation. Describe services to be a three-year record of experience, as
culturally, linguistically, and performed, and justify the use of a third documented by annual agency reports, a
developmentally appropriate curricula party to perform these services; provide board resolution, or other
and materials that your organization has a breakdown of and justification for the documentation, in the following:
adapted or developed. estimated costs of the contractors and 1. Providing CBA to CBOs and health
consultants; specify the period of departments on adapting, tailoring and
4. Organizational Capacity implementing science-based behavioral
performance; and describe the methods
a. Indicate where the proposed to be used for contract monitoring. HIV prevention interventions for high-
program will be located within the c. Provide a job description for each risk, racial/ethnic minority
organization (e.g., within the Office of position, specifying job title, function, subpopulations of migrant workers,
the Executive Director, the Health general duties, activities and expertise transgender individuals, or youth in
Services Department, the HIV related to behavioral science, non-school settings including LGBTQ
Prevention Section/Department, etc.). curriculum development, training, youth for which you are applying.
b. Describe your fiscal management marketing, and evaluation. Also provide 2. Providing CBA to CBOs and health
system and how it functions. salary range or rate of pay, and the level departments that serve a major racial/
c. Describe your human resource of effort and percentage of time, to be ethnic minority population(s) listed
management system and how it spent on activities that would be funded above, or providing direct HIV
functions. through this cooperative agreement. If prevention services to a major racial/
d. Describe your Management the identity of any key personnel who ethnic minority population. In order to
Information System (MIS), including will fill a position is known, his/her enhance program efficacy and facilitate
functional role and software assets. name and resume should be included in learning, applicants must demonstrate
e. Summarize how the systems and the appendix section. Experience and cultural competence, including access
assets described above will be used to training related to the proposed project to and credibility with the targeted
support and manage the proposed should be noted. If the identity of staff populations mentioned above.
program. Additional information may be
is not known, describe your recruitment
f. Provide the number of your full- included in the application appendices.
plan. If volunteers are involved in the
time employees (FTEs) and describe The appendices will not be counted
project, provide their job descriptions
their expertise related to social/ toward the narrative page limit. This
and expertise related to behavioral
behavioral science, curriculum additional information includes
science, curriculum development,
development, training, marketing, and curriculum vitaes, resumes,
training, marketing, and evaluation.
evaluation. organizational charts, letters of support,
7. Proof of Eligibility etc.
5. Evaluation Monitoring Plan You are required to have a Dun and
Applicants must complete the
a. Provide baseline, one-year interim following section on proof of eligibility, Bradstreet Data Universal Numbering
and four-year overall target performance including providing the following System (DUNS) number to apply for a
goals based on the core performance documents as appropriate. Include grant or cooperative agreement from the
indicators. eligibility documentation as Federal government. The DUNS number
b. Describe the process and outcome ‘‘Attachment A.’’ is a nine-digit identification number,
data you will collect. Note: Data Applications without the required which uniquely identifies business
collected must relate to your objectives documentation will be considered non- entities. Obtaining a DUNS number is
and the performance indicators. responsive. easy and there is no charge. To obtain
c. Describe the methods for collecting, • CBA developed under this program a DUNS number, access http://
analyzing, interpreting, and reporting announcement will be delivered to CBA www.dunandbradstreet.com or call 1–
your process and outcome data. consumers serving one or more of the 866–705–5711.
d. Describe the plans for using your four major racial/ethnic populations as For more information, see the CDC
process and outcome data to improve follows: website at: http://www.cdc.gov/od/pgo/
the program. • Black/African American funding/pubcommt.htm. If your
• Hispanic/Latino application form does not have a DUNS
6. Budget and Staffing Breakdown and
• Asian/Pacific Islander number field, please write your DUNS
Justification (Not Included in Narrative • American Indian/Alaska Native number at the top of the first page of
Page Limit) • Documentation that your your application, and/or include your
a. Provide a detailed budget for each organization has the specific charge DUNS number in your application cover
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Additional requirements that may application instructions. If your justifications, and proposed use of
require you to submit additional submission does not meet the deadline project funds.
documentation with your application above, it will not be eligible for review, If you are requesting indirect costs in
are listed in section ‘‘VI.2. and will be discarded. You will be your budget, you must include a copy
Administrative and National Policy notified that you did not meet the of your indirect cost rate agreement. If
Requirements.’’ submission requirements. your indirect cost rate is a provisional
rate, the agreement must be less than 12
IV.3. Submission Dates and Times IV.4. Intergovernmental Review of
months of age.
Application Deadline Date: May 27, Applications
Guidance for completing your budget
2005. Your application is subject to can be found on the CDC website, at the
Explanation of Deadlines: Intergovernmental Review of Federal following Internet address: http://
Applications must be received in the Programs, as governed by Executive www.cdc.gov/od/pgo/funding/
CDC Procurement and Grants Office by Order (EO) 12372. This order sets up a budgetguide.htm.
4 p.m. Eastern Time on the deadline system for state and local governmental
date. review of proposed federal assistance IV.6. Other Submission Requirements
You may submit your application applications. You should contact your Application Submission Address:
electronically at www.grants.gov. state single point of contact (SPOC) as CDC strongly encourages applicants to
Applications completed online through early as possible to alert the SPOC to submit electronically at:
Grants.gov are considered formally prospective applications and to receive www.grants.gov. You will be able to
submitted when the applicant instructions on your state’s process. download a copy of the application
organization’s Authorizing Official Click on the following link to get the package from www.grants.gov, complete
electronically submits the application to current SPOC list: http:// it offline, and then upload and submit
www.grants.gov. Electronic applications www.whitehouse.gov/omb/grants/ the application via the Grants.gov site.
will be considered as having met the spoc.html. E-mail submission will not be accepted.
deadline if the application has been If you are having technical difficulties
submitted electronically by the IV.5. Funding Restrictions in Grants.gov, they can be reached by e-
applicant organization’s Authorizing Restrictions, which must be taken into mail at www.support@grants.gov or by
Official to Grants.gov on or before the account while writing your budget, are phone at 1–800–518–4726 (1–800–
deadline date and time. as follows: GRANTS). The Customer Support
If you submit your application • Funds may not be used for research. Center is open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
electronically with Grants.gov, your • Reimbursement of pre-award costs Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.
application will be electronically time/ is not allowed. CDC recommends that you submit
date stamped, which will serve as • Funds available under this your application to Grants.gov early
receipt of submission. You will receive announcement must: enough to resolve any unanticipated
an e-mail notice of receipt when CDC a. Support CBA that improves the difficulties prior to the deadline. You
receives the application. capacity of the CBOs to implement, may also submit a back-up paper
If you submit your application by the
improve, and sustain programs that submission of your application. Any
United States Postal Service or
support the delivery of effective HIV such paper submission must be received
commercial delivery service, you must
prevention services for high-risk, racial/ in accordance with the requirements for
ensure that the carrier will be able to
ethnic minority sub-populations. timely submission detailed in Section
guarantee delivery by the closing date
b. Support CBA that gives priority to IV.3. of the grant announcement. The
and time. If CDC receives your
CBOs directly funded by CDC, followed paper submission must be clearly
submission after closing due to: (1)
by CBOs funded by state and local marked: ‘‘BACK-UP FOR ELECTRONIC
Carrier error, when the carrier accepted
health departments. SUBMISSION.’’
the package with a guarantee for
c. Not supplant or duplicate existing The paper submission must conform
delivery by the closing date and time, or
funding. to all requirements for non-electronic
(2) significant weather delays or natural
d. Not be used to provide direct submissions. If both electronic and
disasters, you will be given the
provision of health education and risk back-up paper submissions are received
opportunity to submit documentation of
reduction and avoidance (HERR) by the deadline, the electronic version
the carrier’s guarantee. If the
services or patient care, including will be considered the official
documentation verifies a carrier
substance abuse treatment, medical submission.
problem, CDC will consider the
treatment, or medications. It is strongly recommended that you
submission as having been received by
e. Not be used to support the cost of submit your grant application using
the deadline.
developing applications for other Microsoft Office products (e.g.,
If you submit a hard copy application,
federal funds. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, etc.).
CDC will not notify you upon receipt of
your submission. If you have a question • Organizations receiving award must If you do not have access to Microsoft
directly provide the majority of CBA Office products, you may submit a PDF
about the receipt of your application,
services by their employed staff. file. Directions for creating PDF files can
first contact your courier. If you still
Note: All work provided by subcontractors be found on the Grants.gov web site.
have a question, contact the PGO–TIM
is subject to approval and the applicant may Use of file formats other than Microsoft
staff at: 770–488–2700. Before calling,
not receive an award if proposed Office or PDF may result in your file
please wait two to three days after the
subcontractors are providing the majority of being unreadable by our staff.
submission deadline. This will allow
CBA services. OR
time for submissions to be processed
and logged. Funding estimates and project period Submit the original and two hard
This announcement is the definitive may change based on the availability of copies of your application by mail or
guide on application content, funds, scope of work, and quality of the express delivery service to: Technical
submission address, and deadline. It applications received, appropriateness Information Management—RFA# 05051,
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2920 Brandywine Road, Atlanta, GA Grants Office (PGO) staff, and for authorizing document between the
30341. responsiveness by National Center for recipient and CDC. The NoA will be
HIV, STD and TB Prevention signed by an authorized Grants
V. Application Review Information
(NCHSTP)/Division of HIV and AIDS Management Officer and mailed to the
V.1. Criteria Prevention (DHAP)/Capacity Building recipient fiscal officer identified in the
Applicants are required to provide Branch (CBB). Incomplete applications application.
measures of effectiveness that will and applications that are non- Unsuccessful applicants will receive
demonstrate the accomplishment of the responsive to the eligibility criteria will notification of the results of the
various identified objectives of the not advance through the review process. application review by mail.
cooperative agreement. Measures of Applicants will be notified that their
VI.2. Administrative and National
effectiveness must relate to the application did not meet submission
Policy Requirements
performance goals stated in the requirements.
‘‘Purpose’’ section of this A Special Emphasis Review Panel 45 CFR Parts 74 and 92
announcement. Measures must be consisting of external experts will For more information on the Code of
objective and quantitative, and must evaluate complete and responsive Federal Regulations, see the National
measure the intended outcome. These applications according to the criteria Archives and Records Administration at
measures of effectiveness must be listed in the ‘‘V.1. Criteria’’ section the following Internet address: http://
submitted with the application and will above. www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/cfr-table-
be an element of evaluation. In addition, the following factors may search.html.
Your application will be evaluated affect the funding decision: The following additional
against the following criteria: 1. CDC’s commitment to ensure requirements apply to this project:
overall funding for CBA services that • AR–4 HIV/AIDS Confidentiality
1. Program Plan (40 Points) serve each of the four major racial/ Provisions
a. Is the program based on high- ethnic minority populations. • AR–5 HIV Program Review Panel
prevalence epidemiological evidence 2. CDC’s commitment to ensure Requirements
and other concrete quantitative and overall funding for CBA services, which • AR–7 Executive Order 12372 Review
qualitative data? (10 points) is distributed in proportion to the HIV/ • AR–8 Public Health System
b. Are the proposed program AIDS disease burden among high-risk Reporting Requirements
objectives specific, measurable, racial/ethnic minority sub-populations. • AR–9 Paperwork Reduction Act
appropriate, realistic, and time-phased? 3. CDC’s commitment to ensure that Requirements
(10 points) CBA funding will include different • AR–10 Smoke-Free Workplace
c. What is the likelihood that the high-risk racial/ethnic minority Requirements
proposed program activities will subpopulations of migrant workers, • AR–11 Healthy People 2010
accomplish the proposed program transgender individuals, or youth in • AR–12 Lobbying Restrictions
objectives? (10 points) non-school settings including LGBTQ • AR–14 Accounting System
d. Is the timeline feasible? (10 points) youth. Requirements
2. Program Experience (20 Points) 4. Preference will be given to • AR–15 Proof of Non-Profit Status
organizations that provide evidence of • AR–20 Conference Support
Is the applicant’s program experience having previously adapted and tailored • AR–21 Small, Minority, and Women-
relevant to adapting and tailoring interventions listed under the Owned Business
science-based behavioral HIV ‘‘Purpose’’ section for migrant workers, • AR–23 States and Faith-Based
prevention interventions, curriculum transgender individuals, or youth in Organizations
development, training and TA, non-school settings, including LGBTQ • AR–25 Release and Sharing of Data
marketing, and evaluation for high-risk youth.
racial/ethnic minority subpopulations of Additional information on these
5. CDC may allocate additional requirements can be found on the CDC
migrant workers, transgender funding to this program announcement
individuals, or youth in non-school website at the following Internet
to provide CBA as described in this address: http://www.cdc.gov/od/pgo/
settings including LGBTQ youth? announcement to reach organizations funding/ARs.htm.
3. Organizational Capacity (20 Points) specifically targeting underserved An additional Certifications form
Latino/a youth at risk for HIV and STDs from the PHS 5161–1 application needs
Does the applicant demonstrate (i.e., high-risk runaway Latino/a youth
current organizational capacity to adapt, to be included in your Grants.gov
engaging in survival activities such as electronic submission only. Refer to
tailor, implement, and evaluate HIV sex in exchange for drugs, money,
interventions for high-risk racial/ethnic http://www.cdc.gov/od/pgo/funding/
shelter, or food). PHS5161-1Certificates.pdf. Once the
minority subpopulations of migrant CDC will provide justification for any
workers, transgender individuals, or form is filled out, attach it to your
decision to fund out of rank order. Grants.gov submission as Other
youth in non-school settings including
LGBTQ youth? V.3. Anticipated Announcement and Attachment Forms.
4. Evaluation-Monitoring Plan (20 Award Dates VI.3. Reporting Requirements
Points) Anticipated Award Date: August 1,
Is the evaluation-monitoring plan You must provide CDC with an
2005. original plus two hard copies of the
feasible and does it address the required
performance indicators, process and VI. Award Administration Information following reports:
outcome data collection, analysis, and 1. First trimester progress report, due
VI.1. Award Notices 30 days after the first four (4) months of
reporting activities?
Successful applicants will receive a the project period. The report must
V.2. Review and Selection Process Notice of Award (NoA) from the CDC contain the following elements:
Applications will be reviewed for Procurement and Grants Office. The a. Current Budget Period Activities
completeness by the Procurement and NoA shall be the only binding, Objectives.

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b. Current Budget Period Financial Public Health Analyst, Centers for notice requesting nominations for
Progress. Disease Control and Prevention, individuals to serve on the Advisory
c. New Budget Period Program National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Board on the Demonstration of a
Proposed Activity Objectives. Prevention, Division of HIV/AIDS Bundled Case-Mix Adjusted Payment
d. Budget. Prevention, Capacity Building Branch, System for End-Stage Renal Disease
e. Measures of effectiveness. 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E–40, (ESRD) Services. The June 2, 2004
f. Additional requested information, Atlanta, GA 30333, Telephone: 404– notice also announced the
including (1) data related to 639–2918. E-mail address: establishment of the Advisory Board
performance target goals; (2) data on DHAPCBAPT@CDC.GOV. and the signing by the Secretary on May
progress toward achieving objectives; (3) For financial, grants management, or 11, 2004 of the charter establishing the
an inventory of total individual capacity budget assistance, contact: Roslyn Advisory Board. On January 28, 2005,
building assistance and proactive Curington, Grants Management we published a Federal Register notice
training for the reporting period; and (4) Specialist, Centers for Disease Control (70 FR 4132) announcing the
data related to the quality assurance and Prevention, Procurement and appointment of eleven individuals to
system. Grants Office, 2920 Brandywine Road, serve as members of the Advisory Board
2. Second trimester interim progress Room 3000, Atlanta, Georgia 30341– on the Demonstration of a Bundled
report shall be due 30 days after the 4146. Telephone: 770–488–2767, E-mail Case-Mix Adjusted Payment System for
completion of the first eight (8) months address: zlp8@cdc.gov. ESRD Services, including one
of the project period. This second individual to serve as co-chairperson,
trimester progress report will serve as VIII. Other Information
and one additional co-chairperson, who
your non-competing continuation This and other CDC funding is employed by CMS. The first public
application for the next funding cycle. opportunity announcements can be meeting of the Advisory Board was held
(See Continuing Application found on the CDC Web site, Internet on February 16, 2005. The second
Requirements provided by Procurement address: www.cdc.gov. Click on public meeting of the Advisory Board
and Grants Office.) This report must ‘‘Funding’’ then ‘‘Grants and scheduled for April 13, 2005 has been
include elements a–f, as listed in the Cooperative Agreements.’’ cancelled.
first trimester report, and be completed Dated: April 6, 2005. Authority: 5 U.S.C. App. 2, section 10(a).
during this time period (months 5–8).
William P. Nichols, (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
The report should also include the
Director, Procurement and Grants Office, Program No. 93.774, Medicare—
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Supplementary Medical Insurance Program)
a. Base line and actual level of core
performance indicators. [FR Doc. 05–7286 Filed 4–11–05; 8:45 am] Dated: April 7, 2005.
b. Specific guidance, which will be BILLING CODE 4163–18–P Mark B. McClellan,
provided by the CDC three months prior Administrator, Centers for Medicare &
to the due date. Medicaid Services.
3. The third trimester progress report DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND [FR Doc. 05–7408 Filed 4–8–05; 1:51 pm]
shall be due 30 days after the end of the HUMAN SERVICES
budget period. This report must include
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
elements a–f as listed in the first
trimester report, elements a–b as listed DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND
in the second trimester report, and [CMS–5033–N6] HUMAN SERVICES
completed during this time period
(months 9–12). Medicare Program; Cancellation of the Food and Drug Administration
4. Financial status report is due no April 13, 2005 Advisory Board Meeting
more than 90 days after the end of the on the Demonstration of a Bundled Cooperative Agreement to Support the
budget period. Case-Mix Adjusted Payment System World Health Organization
5. Final financial and performance for End-Stage Renal Disease Services International Programme on Chemical
reports are due no more than 90 days Safety
AGENCY: Centers for Medicare &
after the end of the project period. Medicaid Services (CMS), HHS. AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration,
These reports must be mailed to the HHS.
ACTION: Cancellation of meeting.
Grants Management or Contract ACTION: Notice.
Specialist listed in the ‘‘Agency SUMMARY: This notice cancels the April
Contacts’’ section of this announcement. 13, 2005 Advisory Board Meeting on the I. Funding Opportunity Description
VII. Agency Contacts Demonstration of a Bundled Case-Mix
The Food and Drug Administration
Adjusted Payment System for End-Stage
We encourage inquiries concerning (FDA) is announcing its intent to accept
Renal Disease (ESRD) Services. We
this announcement. and consider a single source application
published the meeting notice in the
For Pre-application Technical for the award of a cooperative agreement
Federal Register on March 25, 2005 (70
Consultation: Send questions regarding to the World Health Organization
FR 15343).
this application to (WHO) to support the International
DATES: Effective Date: The notice Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS).
receive a response within 24–48 hours. announcing the cancellation of the FDA anticipates providing $90,000
For general questions, contact: meeting is effective April 12, 2005. (direct and indirect costs) in fiscal year
Technical Information Management FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 2005 in support of this project. Subject
Section, CDC Procurement and Grants Pamela Kelly by e-mail at to the availability of Federal funds and
Office, 2920 Brandywine Road, Atlanta, ESRDAdvisoryBoard@cms.hhs.gov or successful performance, 2 additional
GA 30341. Telephone: 770–488–2700. telephone at (410) 786–2461. years of support up to $90,000 per year
For program technical assistance, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 2, (direct and indirect costs) will be
contact: Gerlinda Gallegos Somerville, 2004, we published a Federal Register available. FDA will support the research

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