The purpose of this FOA is to expand the number of CDC Prevention Epicenters to translate basic,epidemiologic and technologic discoveries into new strategies for preventing healthcare-associated transmission of Ebola and/or infectious pathogens (viral or bacterial) that can be spread by mechanisms similar
This might include, but is not limited to, project proposals that focus on the effectiveness of personal protective equipment against such pathogens, healthcare worker self-contamination with pathogens, or the role of the healthcare environment in pathogen transmission.
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http://www.acl.gov/Funding_Opportunities/Announcements/Index.aspxAdditional Information of Eligibility:
Eligibility Category: State governmentsCounty governmentsCity or township governmentsSpecial district governmentsIndependent school districtsPublic and State controlled institutions of higher educationNative American tribal governments (Federally recognized)Public housing authorities/Indian housing authoritiesNative American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher educationPrivate institutions of higher educationFor profit organizations other than small businessesSmall businessesOthers (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)The following types of Higher Education Institutions are always encouraged to apply for CDC support asPublic or Private Institutions of Higher Education:Hispanic-serving InstitutionsHistorically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs)Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving InstitutionsNonprofits Other Than Institutions of Higher Education:Nonprofits (Other than Institutions of Higher Education)Governments:Eligible Agencies of the Federal GovernmentU. S. Territory or PossessionOther:Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribalgovernments)Faith-based or Community-based OrganizationsRegional OrganizationsBona Fide Agents: a Bona Fide Agent is an agency/organization identified bythe state as eligible to submit an application under the state eligibility in lieu ofa state application.
If applying as a bona fide agent of a state or localgovernment, a legal, binding agreement from the state or local government asdocumentation of the status is required.
Attach with "Other AttachmentForms" when submitting via www.grants.gov.Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs): FFRDCsare operated, managed, and/or administered by a university or consortium ofuniversities, other not-for-profit or nonprofit organization, or an industrialfirm, as an autonomous organization or as an identifiable separate operatingunit of a parent organization.
A FFRDC meets some special long-termresearch or development need which cannot be met as effectively by anagency's existing in-house or contractor resources.
FFRDC's enable agenciesto use private sector resources to accomplish tasks that are integral to themission and operation of the sponsoring agency.
For more information onFFRDCs, go to http:// ecfr.gpoaccess.gov /cgi/t/text/ text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=512ff78311f427c00454772dcf21523a&rgn=div8&view=text&node=48:188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206& idno=482.
Foreign OrganizationsForeign Organizations are not eligible to apply.Foreign components of U. S. Organizations are not eligible to apply.3.
Special Eligibility RequirementsInstitutions/organizations that receive funds under "Epi-Centers for the Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections, Antimicrobial Resistance and Adverse Events (U54)" FOA CK11-001 are not eligible to apply.Full Opportunity Web Address:Contact: Agency Email Description: Agency Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org Date Posted:
2015-04-01Application Due Date: