Request for Proposals

The CDC Foundation issues requests for proposals (RFP) to sub-grant funds received for a specific project. These RFPs will seek:

  • providers of products or services required for a specific CDC Foundation program with CDC, or
  • eligible nonprofit or governmental organizations that wish to participate in a CDC Foundation program addressing a specific health issue.
  • a consultant/independent contractor (i.e. a sole proprietor, company, nonprofit, etc.) whose services are retained for a specified activity/project during a set time frame. The consultant/independent contractor works independently and is paid according to the terms of their written agreement with the Foundation. The consultant/independent contractor is not an employee of the CDC Foundation.

The following requests are currently open:


Southern Alliance 2.0: Addressing COVID-19 Among African American and Non-Hispanic Black Communities through Capacity Building Assistance

The CDC Foundation seeks to identify partners with academic affiliation at a historically Black college or university (HBCU) to build the capacity of community-based organizations supporting Southern Alliance 2.0 efforts. Southern Alliance 2.0 seeks to advance partnerships and interventions to address COVID-19 and health inequities caused or exacerbated by the pandemic within diverse African American and non-Hispanic Black communities throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, and Washington D.C. Capacity building assistance (CBA) activities will focus on a greater understanding and ability to engage, educate, and mobilize priority populations. (Examples include one-on-one support, mentorship, resource and information sharing.) Experience and expertise prioritizing the following subpopulations are encouraged to apply:

  • People who identify as LGBTQIA+
  • People of reproductive age
  • People living in rural or remote communities
  • People living with comorbidities and disabilities
  • People experiencing and supporting mental health challenges or social stressors associated with COVID-19 (e.g., faith, stigma, etc.)
  • People with gender, age, or employment specific health considerations

View the Southern Alliance 2.0 CBA RFP

RFP Supplement Q&A

Deliverable Payment Information (download excel file)

Response Due Date: Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 11:59 p.m. ET

Contact: SAlliance@cdcfoundation.org


Southern Alliance 2.0: Addressing COVID-19 Among African American and non-Hispanic Black Communities. Engaging Community Based Organizations for Partnership and Program Development

The CDC Foundation seeks to partner with community-based organizations to develop and advance partnerships and programs focused on COVID-19 and health inequities caused or exacerbated by the pandemic within African American and non-Hispanic Black communities in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, and Washington D.C. CBOs with a history of service and programs prioritizing the following subpopulations are encouraged to apply:

  • People who identify as LGBTQIA+
  • People of reproductive age
  • People living in rural or remote communities
  • People living with comorbidities and disabilities
  • People experiencing and supporting mental health challenges or social stressors associated with COVID-19 (e.g., faith, stigma, etc.)
  • People with gender, age, or employment specific health considerations

View the Southern Alliance 2.0 CBO RFP

Budget Narrative – Template (Download Fillable Word Document)

Budget – Template (Download Fillable Excel File)

View the Budget Preparation Guidelines

Response Due Date: Friday, January 21, 2022, 11:59 p.m. ET

Contact: SAlliance@cdcfoundation.org


Enhancing Community Capacity to Support HIV Self-Testing Programs RFP

The CDC Foundation was awarded a federal grant to work on the Enhancing Community Capacity to Support HIV Self-Testing Programs in partnership with CDC's Division of HIV Prevention. This funding opportunity aims to support efforts to expand the reach and impact of HIV Self-Testing programs by building the capacity of community-based organizations serving communities within 57 priority jurisdictions identified by CDC’s Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. Initiative. The goal of this RFP is to contract with a national or regional HIV prevention-focused organization to serve as a technical assistance provider and to provide capacity-building opportunities to community-serving organizations. Organizations are ineligible for this CDC Foundation funding opportunity if they are one of the 17 organizations awarded by CDC through NOFO PS19-1904.

View the Enhancing Community Capacity to Support HIV Self-Testing Programs RFP

Submit Application and Required Documents Online

Budget Narrative – Template (Download Fillable Word Document)

Budget – Template (Download Fillable Excel File)

CDC Budget Preparation Guidelines

Attachment 4

Response Due Date: Monday, January 24, 2022, 12:00 p.m. ET

Contact: HIVSelfTesting@cdcfoundation.org


Enhancing Capacity for Community-Serving Organizations to Support HIV Self-Testing Programs RFP

The CDC Foundation was awarded a federal grant to work on the Enhancing Community Capacity to Support HIV Self-Testing Programs in partnership with CDC's Division of HIV Prevention. The goal of this RFP is to fund an estimated 75 community-serving organizations (CSOs) working in communities within 57 priority jurisdictions identified by CDC’s Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. Initiative. Eligible CSOs are organizations that intend to implement HIVST programs or are expanding their existing HIVST programs, and that have a history of serving vulnerable populations affected by HIV. CSOs include faith-based organizations, community health clinics/Federally Qualified Health Centers, immigrant/migrant support or advocacy organizations, community organizing/mobilization organizations, community coalitions/networking/partnership organizations, social service organizations, AIDS service organizations, and syringe service programs. Organizations are ineligible for this CDC Foundation funding opportunity if they are awarded under the following CDC funding streams: PS21-2102 NOFO (see full list of Funded Organizations) or CDC funding PS22-2023 NOFO. Organizations funded under PS22-2023 NOFO will be announced in April 2022.

View the Enhancing Capacity for CSOs to Support HIV Self-Testing Programs RFP

Submit Application and Required Documents Online

Responses Due: Monday, February 7, 2022, 12:00 p.m. ET

Contact: HIVSelfTesting@cdcfoundation.org

Project Plan Template (Download Fillable Word Doc)

Budget Narrative – Template (Download Fillable Word Doc)

Budget – Template (Download Fillable Excel File)

CDC Budget Preparation Guidelines

Full list of Funded Organizations through CDC’s PS21-2102 NOFO that are ineligible for this CDC Foundation funding opportunity

CDC General Terms and Conditions for Non-Research Grant and Cooperative Agreements

Anticipated Project Timeline

 


CONSULTANTS:
 

Global Tobacco Surveillance System (GTSS) Technical Writer-Editor Consultant

The CDC Foundation seeks a consultant with subject matter expertise in technical writing and editing to support the global tobacco control team. The consultant will work closely with the Office on Smoking and Health, Global Tobacco Control Branch, at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia. The technical writer-editor will assist with composing and editing technical/scientific documents for timely dissemination to various audiences, including policymakers, public health practitioners and tobacco control and prevention researchers.

View the GTSS Consultant Opportunity

Submit Online

Response Due Date: January 28, 2022

Contact: Natalie Bishop, at nbishop@cdcfoundation.org


Non-Infectious Disease Programs Overdose Prevention Health Equity Consultant

The CDC Foundation seeks a consultant with subject matter expertise in health equity to provide technical assistance related to health equity and community engagement to increase overdose prevention project capacity to develop tools and metrics that advance health equity in national, state and local overdose prevention and response efforts.

View the Consultant Opportunity

Submit Application and Required Documents

Response Due Date: January 21, 2022 – date extended

Contact: Monique Bethell, mbethell@cdcfoundation.org


Please note that the CDC Foundation is not a traditional grantmaking foundation. We are not an endowed foundation, and we do not accept or respond to unsolicited proposals.

For information on how to find and apply for grants from CDC and other federal agencies, please visit grants.gov. If you are looking for opportunities to do business with CDC, please visit fedbizopps.gov.