The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the award of fiscal year (FY) 2002 funds for a cooperative agreement program with The National Black Caucus of State Legislators.
The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to:
1. Educate African-American State Legislators, legislative staff, State government employees, and other stakeholders on HIV/AIDS, syphilis and other STD.
2. Provide access to accurate, comprehensive and timely information on HIV/AIDS, syphilis and other STD to African-American State legislators, legislative staff, State government employees, and other stakeholders.
This program addresses the “Healthy People 2010” focus areas of HIV, STD and Educational and Community-Based Programs.
B. Eligible Applicant
Assistance is provided only to the NBCSL. No other applications were solicited.
NBCSL is the only nonpartisan organization serving as a national network, and clearinghouse for African-American State legislators from all 50 States. NBCSL is the only organization of African-American State legislators that provides policy research tailored to meet the needs of their constituents, publications, consulting services, and educational and networking forums for African-American State legislators, committees, and their staff using a variety of information technologies and resources. No other organization has this unique role, credibility, and established rapport with African-American State legislators and their staff.
Approximately $150,000 is being awarded in FY 2002. The award will begin on or about September 30, 2002 and will be made for a 12-month budget period within a project period of up to three years.
D. Where To Obtain Additional Information
Business management technical assistance may be obtained from: Ann Cole, Grants Management Specialist, Grants Management Branch, Procurement and Grants Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2920 Brandywine Road, Room 3000, Atlanta, GA 30341-4146, Telephone number: 770-488-2731, E-mail address: email@example.com.
For program technical assistance, contact: Dave Brownell, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2920 Brandywine Road, Room 3000, Atlanta, GA 30341-4146, Telephone number: 404-639-5208, E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.Start Signature
Dated: September 20, 2002.
Sandra R. Manning,
CGFM, Director, Procurement and Grants Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 02-24577 Filed 9-26-02; 8:45 am]
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