Secretary?s Forecast Summary RFA AA036
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the availability of fiscal year (FY) 2005 funds for a cooperative agreement for ?Building System Capacity To Apply Law as a Public Health Tool? to assist public health related professions and organizations to strengthen their capacity to apply law as a tool for improving the health of the public through prevention and health promotion. The focus will be on public health priorities established by CDC. The initial highest priority will be preparedness for, and response to, public health emergencies such as those associated with terrorism, influenza and other infectious disease epidemics, and natural disasters. Additional initial high priorities will include prevention of obesity and chronic disease, and promotion of adolescent health. Priorities may change during the grant period. Approximately $400,000 is available in fiscal year 2005 to fund two awards. Applications may be submitted Applications may be submitted by public and private nonprofit organizations and by governments and their agencies, such as:
? Public nonprofit organizations; Private nonprofit organizations; Universities; Colleges; Research institutions; Hospitals; Community-based organizations; Faith-based organizations; Federally recognized Indian tribal governments; Indian tribes; Indian tribal organizations; State and local governments or their Bona Fide Agents (this includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianna Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau)
? Political subdivisions of States (in consultation with States)
A Bona Fide Agent is an agency/organization identified by the state as eligible to submit an application under the state eligibility in lieu of a state application. If you are applying as a bona fide agent of a state or local government, you must provide a letter from the state or local government as documentation of your status.
For complete program details, please see the full announcement on the CDC website at http://www.cdc.gov/od/pgo/funding/grantmain.htm.
Who can apply:
Eligible functional categories:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention_Investigations and Technical Assistance
Cooperative Agreement for Building System Capacity To Apply Law as a Public Health Tool
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact:
(TIMS), Technical Information Management Section
Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Procurement and Grants Office