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Strengthening environmental health capacity (EHC) to detect, prevent, and control environmental health hazards through data-driven, evidence-based approaches - Federal Grants

Funding Opportunity Overview

Opportunity NumberCDC-RFA-EH20-2005
Opportunity TitleStrengthening environmental health capacity (EHC) to detect, prevent, and control environmental health hazards through data-driven, evidence-based approaches
Opportunity CategoryDiscretionary
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Post DateMarch 20, 2020 (Friday)
Last Updated DateApril 9, 2020 (Thursday)
Close DateJune 30, 2020 (Tuesday)
Award Amount$40,000 - $640,000 (total funding : $27,000,000)

Funding Detail Description

The environmental health capacity (EHC) funding opportunity seeks to strengthen the nation's environmental health (EH) capacity to protect public health by strengthening the capacity of public health departments using 3 strategies to address specific EH topics and issues. This will ensure safe and healthy environments and improve community health status. The 3 strategies are (1) using EH data and information, (2) identifying and addressing EH hazards, and (3) assessing the effectiveness and impact of EH interventions.

Funding Additional Information

Agency NameCenters for Disease Control - NCEH
Important Dates
Post DateMarch 20, 2020 (Friday)
Close DateJune 30, 2020 (Tuesday)
Last Updated DateApril 9, 2020 (Thursday)
Archive DateJuly 30, 2020 (Thursday)
Awards Detail
Award Floor$40,000
Award Ceiling$640,000
Estimated Total Program Funding$27,000,000
Expected Number Of Awards50
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo

CFDA Numbers

Next CFDA (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) numbers are associated to this grant.
  • 93.070 - Environmental Public Health and Emergency Response

Categories of Funding Activities

Categories of Funding Activities

  • Health

Category Explanation

  • No Additional Explanation Reported

Funding Eligibility

Eligible Applicants

  • Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity below)
  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Individuals
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Small businesses
  • Others

Additional Information on Eligibility

  • Applicant are required to submit documentation that address the responsiveness criteria. Applications that do not address or meet the responsiveness criteria may not receive further review. Documentation may be submitted as an addendum to application package and uploaded as a document labeled EHCResponsiveness.pdf to www.grants.gov. Applicants must demonstrate they are an Environmental Health program or be an administrative partner to an established Environmental Health program. If applicant is not an Environmental Health program, the applicant must supply a memorandum of understanding (MOU), memorandum of agreement (MOA), or notarized letter that indicates they represent or are an administrative partner to an established Environmental Health program. Applicants requesting an award greater than the award ceiling for each component and project description will be considered as non-responsive.

Grantor Contact Information

Grantor ContactThomas, Connie
clb1@cdc.gov
Emailclb1@cdc.gov
(Grants Policy)