CDC Offers $175M to Monitor Infectious Disease, Address Child Health Issues

cdc-logoThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (HHS) seeks applications for $175 million in grants through its Emerging Infections Program (CFDA Number: 93.317) (Funding Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-CK17-1701).

Deadline: June 16.

The program supports local, state and national efforts to prevent, control and monitor the public health impact of emerging infectious diseases, such as Lyme Disease and various flu strains. State and local governments can use these funds for: (1) active surveillance; (2) applied public health epidemiologic and laboratory activities; (3) implementation and evaluation of pilot prevention/intervention projects; and (4) flexible response to public health emergencies and newly emerging issues. States receive the funding and then make subawards to localities.

Info: Greg Jones, GJJ1@cdc.gov; http://tinyurl.com/h49an8m (NOFA).

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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