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General Questions and Answers (Q&As)
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  1. What is the purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)?
  2. What are the components of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)?
  3. What are the specific goals and objectives of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)?
  4. What are the measurable outcomes?
  5. Can the FOA be used to support research?
  6. Where can I view the FOA?
  7. Where can I get the latest FOA-related updates?
  8. Is technical assistance with writing my application available?
  9. How much money is available?
  10. When will the funds be available?
  11. How long will funding for the projects be continued?
  12. Are matching funds required?
  13. Who may apply for funding?
  14. What are the requirements for eligibility?
  15. If we are funded, what activities are we required to do?
  16. How will CDC assist my organization if we are funded?
  17. Do I need to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI), and what is the format?
  18. What is a DUNS number, and how do I get one?
  19. How do I submit my application?
  20. When is my application due?
  21. What if I need technical assistance with Grants.gov?
  22. What is included in an application?
  23. What do I include in the cover letter?
  24. What should I include in the project abstract?
  25. What do I include in the table of contents?
  26. What information must I include in the project narrative?
  27. What items belong in the appendix and how much additional information may I submit as appendices?
  28. How should electronic files be named?
  29. Where do I find guidance on budget preparation?
  30. What are the funding restrictions?
  31. Is my application subject to Intergovernmental Review?
  32. How does the CDC review and selection process work?
  33. How will my organization be notified if we are selected for funding?
  34. What are our reporting requirements if funded?
    • Standard Form (“SF”) 424S Form
    • SF-424A Budget Information-Non-Construction Programs
    • Budget Narrative
    • Indirect Cost Rate Agreement
    • Project Narrative
    • Additional Requested Information

    Additionally, funded applicants must provide CDC with an original, plus two hard copies of the following reports:

    •  Annual progress report, due no more than 60 days after the end of the budget period.  Additional guidance on what to include in this report may be provided by CDC well in advance of the due date.  It must include:
      • Progress the grantee has made toward achieving the target levels and goals of performance for each objective
      • Current budget period financial progress
      • Additional requested information
    • Financial Status Report (SF 269) no more than 90 days after the end of the budget period.
    • Final performance and Financial Status Reports, no more than 90 days after the end of the project period.

    These reports must be submitted to the attention of the Grants Management Specialist listed in the Section VIII below entitled “Agency Contacts.”

  35. Who may I contact for more information?
Last Modified: April 2, 2010
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