Flexible Funding Model - Infrastructure Development and Maintenance for State Manufactured Food Regulatory Programs

Advance efforts for a nationally integrated food safety system (IFSS) by supporting Manufactured Food Regulatory Program Standards (MFRPS), Rapid Response Teams (RRT) and Food Protection Task Force (FPTF) programs, as well as special projects.

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Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Achieve and maintain conformance with the most current version of the Manufactured Food Regulatory Program Standards (MFRPS). Establish and/or support a Food Protection Task Force. Facilitate long-term improvements and innovation to the national integrated food safety system by unifying and coordinating federal/state/local HAF emergency response efforts.

No vehicle purchase No new construction.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility


Beneficiary Eligibility



Competitive application submission to appropriate RFA's. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.


Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program.

Award Procedures

Application will be evaluated by an objective review panel.


Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.


Awards are made under the authorization of Section 317R of the Public Health Service Act (42 USC 247b-20), and Section 1004 of the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act (21 USC 2104).

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 90 to 120 days.


Not Applicable.


Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Usually for a five year period. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Grant award drawn down through agency finance system.

Post Assistance Requirements


mid-term and annual reports.


mid-term and annual reports.


Reports, phone calls, and on-site visits.


In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.


Those required by 2 CFR 200 and other applicable government regulations.

Financial Information

Account Identification



(Salaries) FY 16 Not Available(Exp: new proram); FY 17 Estimate Not Available; and FY 18 est $18,000,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Average award $810,000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office


Headquarters Office

Daniel Lukash 5630 Fishers Lane , Rockville, Maryland 20857 Email: daniel.lukash@fda.hhs.gov Phone: 2404027596

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Listed in grant announcement upon posting.

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