Request for Proposals

The CDC Foundation issues request 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.

The following requests are currently open:

Second Round: Supplemental Funding to Expedite Public Health Implementation of Newborn Bloodspot Screening to Detect Spinal Muscular Atrophy Response

The CDC Foundation is providing supplemental support to selected public health programs that are committed to implementing population-wide Newborn Bloodspot Screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

Response Due Date: Applicants must submit a letter of intent to apply by August 1, 2021. Applicants are encouraged to apply by August 31, 2021. (Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.)

Contact: Jennifer Pigoga,

View Newborn Bloodspot Screening to Detect Spinal Muscular Atrophy RFP

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.


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