Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers
Grant Amount: CDC intends to commit a total of $105,000,000 (direct and indirect) for the entire project period.
This FOA will support a network of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers (PRCs) to conduct applied public health prevention research. The types of applied research approaches supported by this FOA include behavioral interventions, environmental, or systems-wide solutions and strategies that address major causes of disease and disability. Research addressing underserved, minority and other populations that focus on diseases and health hazards and risk factors which are most amenable for health promotion and disease prevention interventions. The funding provided by this FOA will be used to: (1) Support the development of a comprehensive prevention research center with the key elements of infrastructure and administration; community engagement, partnerships, and technical assistance; communication and dissemination; training; and evaluation; and (2) Support one applied public health prevention research project in one of three broad categories to address an evidence gap in public health research. Etiological research will not be supported for the applied public health prevention research project.
This FOA aligns with the CDC priorities which cover health topic of HIV.
US Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Service Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Colleges/Universities Research Institutions Schools
Number of Awards Given
25-30 awards in 2014
Award Amount Notes
The CDC intends to commit a total of $105,000,000 (direct and indirect) for the entire project period. In FY 2014 the CDC intends to commit a total of $21,000,000 (direct and indirect) for anticipated 25-30 awards. Awards issued under this FOA are contingent upon the availability of funds and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications. The total number of awards will depend upon the quality, duration, and costs of the applications received. Because the nature and scope of the proposed research will vary from application to application, it is anticipated that the size and duration of each award may also vary. An estimated total funding of $900,000 (direct and indirect) is anticipated for each PRC awarded for the first year (12 month budget period) and an estimated total funding $4,500,000 (direct and indirect) for the entire project period.
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Communication Factors Disease Prevention HIV/AIDS Prevention Information Dissemination Research Programs Risk Reduction Technical Assistance Training Programs
Low Income Persons Minorities Persons Practicing High Risk Behaviors
Applicants must download the SF424 (R&R) application package associated with this funding opportunity from www.Grants.gov. If access to the Internet is not available or if the applicant encounters difficulty accessing the forms on-line, contact the HHS/CDC Procurement and Grants Office Technical Information Management Section (PGO TIMS) staff at (770) 488-2700 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further instructions. Hours: Monday - Friday, 7am – 4:30pm U.S. Eastern Standard Time. CDC Telecommunications for the hearing impaired or disabled is available at: TTY 1-888-232-6348.
CDC will conduct two informational sessions (web casts) for academic health centers considering submitting an application in response to this FOA:
(1) Information Session 1: Web cast contact information: Date: July 31, 2013 Time: 3:00 – 5:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time Audio Participant Access Toll-free Number: 888-942-9685 Passcode: 9677737 Net Conference Participant Access URL: https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join/ Conference Number: PW6023913 Audience Passcode: 9677737 Participants can join the event directly at: https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join.php?i=PW6023913&p=9677737&t=c
(2) Information Session 2: Web cast contact information: Date: August 1, 2013 Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time Audio Participant Access Toll-free Number: 888-942-9685 Passcode: 9677737 Net Conference Participant Access URL: https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join/ Conference Number: PW6023948 Audience Passcode: 9677737 Participants can join the event directly at: https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join.php?i=PW6023948&p=9677737&t=c
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