Strengthening Collaboration Between TB Control Programs and Affiliated Partners in the United States


Funding Opportunity ID: 285654
Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-PS17-1705
Opportunity Title: Strengthening Collaboration Between TB Control Programs and Affiliated Partners in the United States
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Health
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 93.116
Eligible Applicants: Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility”
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control – NCHHSTP
Posted Date: May 10, 2017
Close Date: Jul 10, 2017 Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.
Last Updated Date: May 10, 2017
Award Ceiling: $280,000
Award Floor: $230,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,400,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: Funds are available for one recipient to work with the CDC/Division of Tuberculosis (TB) Elimination (DTBE) to strengthen collaboration between TB control programs (local, state, and the CDC/DTBE) and affiliated partners (e.g., National TB Nurse Coalition, National Society of TB Clinicians, Society for Epidemiology in TB Control, Federal TB Task Force and other relevant organizations) to facilitate prevention, control and ultimately elimination of TB in United States. This project will support the awardee’s efforts to 1) maintain effective communication capacity among the nation’s TB control programs and affiliated partners; (2) sustain capacity for coordinating a rapid, comprehensive assessment of problems and opportunities in the field of TB prevention and control; (3) maintain capacity to coordinate consultations and collaborations that produce a front-line perspective on the fast-moving programmatic, scientific and technological issues affecting national TB objectives; (4) assist in identifying TB training needs; (5) provide access to the most up-to-date information on best practices, current research and other innovative approaches to TB control; (6) evaluate project effectiveness and impact toward accomplishing project outcomes.
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