Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Prevention and Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases (ELC)

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
February 14th, 2024
Close Date
April 30th, 2024
Total Funding
$240,000,000.00
Award Ceiling
$0.00
Award Floor
$0.00
Expected No. Awards
65
Opportunity No.
CDC-RFA-CK-24-0002

Agency

Centers for Disease Control - NCEZID (HHS-CDC-NCEZID)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Health

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Centers for Disease Control - NCEZID is offering a Cooperative Agreement grant opportunity titled "Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Prevention and Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases (ELC)". This grant aims to enhance the capacity of public health agencies to effectively detect, respond, prevent, and control known and emerging infectious diseases. The grant provides financial and technical resources to strengthen epidemiologic capacity, enhance laboratory capacity, improve information systems, and enhance collaboration among epidemiology, laboratory, and information systems components of public health departments. The grant has an estimated total program funding of $240,000,000 and expects to make 65 awards. The application deadline is April 30, 2024, and electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm ET on the listed application due date. For more information, contact Jason Snow, Ph.D., ELC Director at JNSnow@cdc.gov.

Description

The Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Prevention and Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases (ELC) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) builds upon the program that was initiated in 1995 as one of the key activities under CDC’s plan to address emerging infectious disease threats. The purpose of this NOFO is to protect the public health and safety of the American people by enhancing the capacity of public health agencies to effectively detect, respond, prevent and control known an emerging (or re-emerging) infectious diseases. This is accomplished by providing financial and technical resources to (1) strengthen epidemiologic capacity; (2) enhance laboratory capacity; (3) improve information systems; and (4) enhance collaboration among epidemiology, laboratory, and information systems components of public health departments.

Contact Information

Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant