Funds to Expand State Newborn Screening Program

Agency: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (HHS); Program: Increasing Newborn Screening Laboratory Capability to Detect Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) Using Next Generation Sequencing Technologies (CFDA Number: 93.065) (Funding Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-EH17-1703); Eligibility: Unrestricted; Funding: $600,000 for four awards (no match required); Deadline: May 31.

Summary: Grants are designed to increase the number of states and territories with active SCID newborn screening programs. Applicants must represent or be an administrative partner to an established state or territorial newborn screening program.  

Info: (NOFA); for questions about this funding competition; or 770-488-2700.

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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