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Partnerships to Enhance Immunization Information Systems (IIS)

ID: CDC-RFA-IP-24-0079 • Type: Posted

Description

CDC anticipates an Approximate Total Fiscal Year Funding amount of $3,900,000 for Year 1 for 2 awards, subject to the availability of funds. This NOFO will support organizations that engage state, tribal, local, and territorial immunization programs funded through CDC's Immunization and Vaccines for Children program to advance systems supporting program delivery, improve data quality, and improve vaccination coverage. The intent of this NOFO is to achieve impactful and sustainable outcomes that require implementation of strategies to:Advance technology and standards for immunization Engage and support the immunization community in efforts to assess and monitor vaccine coverage, identify populations at risk, and respond to vaccine-preventable disease outbreaksImprove immunization data collection and useEducate and develop the public health immunization workforcePotential projects include those that support the strategies listed above such as: Consistent implementation of immunization information system (IIS) standardsSupporting jurisdictions' ability to leverage the CDC Immunization Gateway to facilitate data exchange and improve interoperabilityImplement communication and engagement with the public health immunization community through regular communications, supporting user groups, and providing technical assistanceSupport IIS leadership development through competency development, standard role descriptions, competency based training, etc.
Background
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is offering a grant opportunity titled 'Partnerships to Enhance Immunization Information Systems (IIS)'. The mission of CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) is the prevention of disease, disability, and death through immunization and by control of respiratory and related diseases. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to build capacity in Immunization and IIS programs housed in jurisdictional public health departments and to modernize and improve the data quality and interoperability of IISs.

Grant Details
The grant aims to achieve impactful and sustainable outcomes by advancing technology and standards for immunization, engaging and supporting the immunization community in efforts to assess and monitor vaccine coverage, identifying populations at risk, responding to vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks, improving immunization data collection and use, educating and developing the public health immunization workforce. The grant supports five components: Advance Technology and Standards, Community Engagement and Support, Improve Data Collection and Use, Workforce Development, and Education.

Eligibility Requirements
This program is authorized under section 317(k)(1) of the Public Health Service Act. For-profit entities are not eligible. Activities of the program will be in alignment with Healthy People 2030 Goals related to increasing vaccination rates Vaccination - Healthy People 2030 | health.gov.

Period of Performance
The total period of performance funding is $20,000,000 over a 5-year period. The estimated funding for individual components ranges from $700,000-$3,250,000 each budget year depending on the size and scope of activity. The estimated award date is August 01, 2024.

Grant Value
$3,900,000 for Year 1 for 2 awards

Place of Performance
The grant will support organizations that engage state, tribal, local, and territorial immunization programs funded through CDC's Immunization and Vaccines for Children program.

Overview

Category of Funding
Health
Funding Instruments
Cooperative Agreement
Grant Category
Discretionary
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
False
Source
On 3/14/24 National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases posted grant opportunity CDC-RFA-IP-24-0079 for Partnerships to Enhance Immunization Information Systems (IIS) with funding of $20.0 million. The grant will be issued under grant program 93.185 Immunization Research, Demonstration, Public Information and Education Training and Clinical Skills Improvement Projects. It is expected that 2 total grants will be made.

Timing

Posted Date
March 14, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Closing Date
May 15, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT Due in 27 Days
Closing Date Explanation
Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm ET on the listed application due date.
Last Updated
March 14, 2024, 1:39 p.m. EDT
Version
1
Archive Date
June 13, 2024

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants
Special district governments
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
City or township governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
County governments
State governments
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Independent school districts
Private institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Additional Info
Eligibility is limited to the entities identified in the statutory authority and the additional criteria below. Technical Assistance Agreements or ChartersApplicants must include in the appendix a minimum of 6 examples of technical assistance agreements or charters in support of immunization management activities established with jurisdictions and title the documents “Technical Assistance Agreements or Charters”. Applicants that fail to include sample charters or agreements established with jurisdictions focused on technical assistance will be considered non-responsive. Evaluation and Performance Plan:Applicants must include in their application the initial evaluation and performance measurement plan that is clearly labeled “Evaluation and Performance Plan” in the required section of the application. Applicants requesting funding without this information clearly labeled will be considered non-responsive. Organizational Chart and CVsApplicants must include an organizational chart and Curriculum Vitas for organizational leadership and staff supporting the components, strategies and activities that is clearly labeled as “Organizational Chart and CVs” in an appendix section that is easily accessible. Applicants requesting funding without including a document titled “Organizational Chart and CVs” in the appendix of the application that is clearly labeled will be considered non-responsive.

Award Sizing

Ceiling
Not Listed
Floor
Not Listed
Estimated Program Funding
$20,000,000
Estimated Number of Grants
2

Contacts

Contact
Centers for Disease Control - NCIRD
Contact Email
Contact Phone
(770) 488-2756

Documents

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