This administrative amendment makes the following corrections:1) Updates the attachment of COVID-19 CIO Project Plans to include a plan that was inadvertently omitted and correct a plan that was grouped with the incorrect category2) Corrects the budget period from 11-months to 3-months (for administrative
reasons, the current budget period is set at 3 months, to end on July 31, 2020).
Please note CDC expects to extend activities beyond this date to enable sufficient time for recipients to complete project activities.
As a result, CDC is requesting applicants submit proposals for an 11-month budget period.
The application due date will remain April 2, 202 0. Changes are noted in red, where possible.This is a forecast for an emergency supplemental funding opportunity announcement in response to the current outbreak of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).Please note the following important details:1) The purpose of this notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) is to announce the availability of supplemental funding for the organizations that were previously awarded funding under Funding Strategy 1 of CDC-RFA-OT18-1802:
"Strengthening Public Health Systems and Services through National Partnerships to Improve and Protect the Nation's Health" in FY1 8. 2) Organizations meeting this criteria are eligible to apply for new CIO Project Plans specifically intended to address the current outbreak of COVID-19, and may apply according to the Target Population Category (A,B, or C) and Target Population for which they received initial funding in FY1 8. 3) This emergency supplemental will utilize FY 2020 funding, but will fund projects in Year 2 (not Year 3) of CDC-RFA-OT18-180 2. 4) The number of awards and funding amount(s) forecasted here are subject to change and to the availability of appropriations.5) The programmatic intent of this emergency supplemental is to fund eligible organizations to use CDC-RFA-OT18-1802's existing 7 program strategies (public health systems infrastructure; leadership and workforce; data and information systems; communication and information technology; partnerships; laws and policies; and programs and services) to perform activities building capacity in the following emergency/crisis response areas:Strengthen Incident Management for Early Crisis ResponseStrengthen Jurisdictional RecoveryStrengthen BiosurveillanceStrengthen Information ManagementStrengthen Countermeasures and MitigationStrengthen Surge ManagementStrengthen CommunicationsAchieve Incident Management System Response Objectives