Through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), Centers for Disease Control (CDC) protects Americans by improving the safety and quality of healthcare. This NOFO supports the priorities of the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, including the prevention of infectious diseases by enhancing healthcare infection prevention and control (IPC). CDC will establish and expand partnerships with academic, healthcare, and other organizations to address IPC failure modes; enhance correct implementation of IPC protocols and processes; and strengthen healthcare worker training and competency assessment.
Donor Name: Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Country: US, Columbia, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau
States: All States
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 03/15/2022
Size of the Grant: $100,000,000
Grant Duration: 5 Years
This NOFO supports activities to assess and remove barriers to success; improve communication of IPC information and instructions to healthcare workers; and understand how to optimize the layout and functional flow of healthcare environments and processes. This NOFO will support organizations uniquely positioned to advance the design, delivery, and effectiveness of IPC training, education, and competency assessment to improve healthcare worker IPC practice and increase health department ability to support healthcare IPC and outbreak response. The work conducted supports public health and healthcare practice by informing development of guidance and recommendations; translating guidance and recommendations into practices implementable in diverse healthcare settings; and improving how healthcare and public health personnel are trained and how competencies are assessed.
- Total Period of Performance Funding: $100,000,000
- Average One Year Award Amount: $1,000,000
- Total Period of Performance Length: 5 year(s)
The target population includes, but is not limited to, all individuals engaged in any aspect of patient care and healthcare delivery, including community, ambulatory, pre-hospital, acute care, long-term care, surgical and other procedural care; subspecialty practices and procedures; environmental services; material management; healthcare facility engineering; healthcare facility and system leaders and managers; and payors.
- Private institutions of higher education
- Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- For profit organizations other than small businesses
- Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
- Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
- Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Independent school districts
- Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
- Small businesses
- Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
- Special district governments
- City or township governments
- County governments
- State governments
Additional Eligibility Category
- Government Organizations:
- State (includes the District of Columbia)
- Local governments or their bona fide agents
- Territorial governments or their bona fide agents in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau American Indian or Alaska Native tribal governments (federally recognized or state-recognized) State controlled institutions of higher education
- American Indian or Alaska native tribally designated organizations
- Private colleges and universities
- Community-based organizations
- Faith-based organizations
Additional Information on Eligibility
- Applicants can apply to one or both components. Within each component, an applicant may include a maximum of two strategies (as defined in the logic model). Applicants must clearly state the component(s) and strategy(ies) (as defined in the logic model) to which they are applying in the Project Abstract Summary.
- An application will be deemed non-responsive if an applicant includes more than two strategies (as defined in the logic model) for each component included in the application.
- The following types of Higher Education Institutions are always encouraged to apply for CDC support as Public or Private Non-profit Institutions of Higher Education:
- Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
- Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs)
- Alaska Native- and Native Hawaiian-serving institutions
- Hispanic-serving institutions
For more information, visit Grants.gov.