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Notice of Award (NoA)

Application Review Process

All eligible applications will be initially reviewed for completeness by the Procurement and Grants Office (PGO) staff. In addition, eligible applications will be jointly reviewed for responsiveness by the National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) and PGO. Incomplete applications and applications that are non-responsive to the eligibility criteria will not advance through the review process. Applicants will be notified the application did not meet eligibility and/or published submission requirements.

An objective review panel consisting of CDC employees will evaluate complete and responsive applications according to the criteria listed in Section VI. Application Review Information, subsection entitled "Evaluation Criteria". The objective review process will follow the policy requirements as stated in the GPD 2.04. Part A (HIV Screening and HIV Counseling, Testing, and Referral) and Part B (Enhanced Linkage to Medical Care and Partner Services) will receive separate scores. The score for each Part will be the sum of the score for the Program Services section and the Program Support section of that Part.

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Applications Selection Process

Applications will be funded in order by score and rank determined by the review panel. In addition, the following factors may affect the funding decision:

  • Proportionate distribution of estimated combined 2007 Black/African American and Hispanic/Latino AIDS diagnoses among eligible jurisdictions.

CDC will provide further justification for any decision to fund out of rank order.

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Notice of Award (NoA)

Anticipated Award Date: July 1, 2010

Successful applicants will receive a Notice of Award (NoA) from the CDC Procurement and Grants Office. The NoA shall be the only binding, authorizing document between the recipient and CDC. The NoA will be signed by an authorized Grants Management Officer and e-mailed to the program director. A hard copy of the NoA will be mailed to the recipient fiscal officer identified in the application.

Unsuccessful applicants will receive notification of the results of the application review by mail.

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