Deadline: 27 June 2016
The Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) currently invites applications from the eligible organisations for its program titled- Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention for States Program Supplement.
The purpose of this supplement is to support a state health department to initiate, expand, or enhance any of the four strategies identified in the original FOA to prevent either prescription or illicit opioid overdose.
The two required strategies are:
- Enhance and maximize a state Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) and
- Implement community or insurer/health system interventions aimed at preventing prescription drug overdose and abuse.
The two optional strategies are:
- Conduct policy evaluations and/or
- Develop and implement Rapid Response Projects.
- Providing training and technical assistance to awardees to support implementation and evaluation of funded strategies and activities, including training and technical assistance on supplement activities
- Individual and group technical assistance will be provided on a regular, on-going basis
- Reviewing evaluation plans in order to provide technical assistance
- Supporting topic specific learning collaboratives (i.e. Communities of Practice)
- Providing site visits, awardee meetings, and other learning opportunities
- Consultative support on the selection and tracking of indicators
- Documenting best practices and lessons learned from supplement awardees
- Coordinating calls, webinars, and other events to connect awardees and share experiences
The award amount lies between $200,000 to $1,000,000.
- Eligible applicants will be State governments.
- State health departments currently funded for the Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention for States are eligible to apply.
- To be eligible, organisations must:
- Obtain a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number.
- All applicant organizations must register with System for Award Management (SAM).
- Demonstrate a minimum level of current or planned staffing commensurate with the proposed supplemental activities.
- Staffing support may include, but is not limited to, surveillance, epidemiology, monitoring and evaluation, project management, or coalition building.
- Demonstrate commitment to acquire new staff or contractors as warranted by the proposed supplemental activities within the six months of award as demonstrated by letters of support indicating open positions for FTE line.
How to Apply
Organisations must apply online via given website.
Eligible Country: United States
For more information, please visit grants.gov.