Tuberculosis Elimination and Laboratory Cooperative Agreement (CoAg)
Grant Amount: Approximate Total Fiscal Year Funding: $77,120,323; Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $385,601,610.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 funds to implement funding opportunity announcement (FOA) CDC-RFA-PS15-1501 Tuberculosis (TB) Elimination and Laboratory Cooperative Agreement (CoAg).
TB CoAg funds support TB Prevention and Control (P&C) activities, TB programs’ Human Resources Development (HRD) activities, and Public Health Laboratory Strengthening activities according to formulas that reflect TB disease incidence, complexity of cases and program performance.
The purpose of the Tuberculosis (TB) Elimination Cooperative Agreement (CoAg) funds is to assist the current efforts of state, local, and territorial TB programs to prevent, control, and eventually eliminate TB in the United States. Financial assistance is provided to TB programs to augment current local contributions for TB prevention and control activities; developing human resources through improved training, education, communications, and information dissemination; and strengthening laboratory capacity to ensure that timely and reliable TB laboratory services be available to healthcare providers and TB controllers.
US Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Service Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
District of Columbia National Puerto Rico US Virgin Islands
Number of Awards Given
approximately 62 awards
Award Amount Notes
Approximate Total Fiscal Year Funding: $77,120,323. Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $385,601,610.
Application Due Date
Glenroy Christie Deputy Branch Chief, Field Services and Evaluation Branch Div of Tuberculosis Elimination CDC 1600 Clifton Road, NE. MS: E10 Atlanta, GA 30333 Phone: (404) 639-8133
Technical Information Management Section DHHS CDC Procurement & Grants Ofc 2920 Brandywine Road, MS E-14 Atlanta, GA 30341 Phone: (770) 488-2700
Communication Factors Diagnostic Tests Educational Planning Information Dissemination Program Management TB Prevention Training Programs
Health Planners Local Government Agencies State Government Agencies
Applicants may access the application package at www.grants.gov.
Applicants must download the SF-424, Application for Federal Assistance, package associated with this funding opportunity at www.grants.gov. If Internet access is not available, or if the online forms cannot be accessed, applicants may call the CDC PGO staff at 770-488-2700 or e-mail PGO PGOTIM@cdc.gov for assistance. Persons with hearing loss may access CDC telecommunications at TTY 1-888-232-6348.
Informational conference call for potential applicants: The call in number for both calls is 1-866-880-0098 and the passcode is 4234566630#. Program call: July 10, 2014, 3p to 5p EDT, Leader: Glen Christie. Laboratory call: July 14, 2014, 3p to 4p EDT, Leader: Angela Starks.
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