Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Surveillance of Blood Lead Levels in Children


Funding Opportunity ID: 324911
Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-EH20-2001
Opportunity Title: Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Surveillance of Blood Lead Levels in Children
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Health
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 93.197
Eligible Applicants: State governments
Additional Information on Eligibility: The statutory authority for this NOFO indicates that grants for lead poisoning related activities will be made to States to support public health activities in States and localities. This includes State government agencies with the public health authority to govern, regulate, deliver, implement, and enforce policies, codes or requirements for childhood lead poisoning prevention to ensure that a comprehensive, statewide system exists for the identification, referral, and follow-up of children exposed to lead.
Agency Code: HHS-CDC-NCEH
Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control – NCEH
Posted Date: Feb 27, 2020
Close Date: Apr 30, 2020 Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.
Last Updated Date: Feb 27, 2020
Award Ceiling: $1,000,000
Award Floor: $300,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $110,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 51
Description: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the availability of fiscal year (FY) 2020 funds that will be awarded through cooperative agreements to support primary and secondary prevention strategies for childhood lead poisoning including: ensuring blood lead testing and reporting, enhancing blood lead surveillance, improving linkages to recommended services, and developing policies for targeted, population-based interventions. As part of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), State recipients will be expected to demonstrate that processes are in place to identify lead-exposed children and link them to recommended services. More specifically, state health departments will be expected to work closely with local health departments in high-risk areas, and partner with other agencies and providers serving children to ensure that a comprehensive system of identification, referral, follow-up, and evaluation is in place for children exposed to lead.
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