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.
  • 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:

Implementing Strategies to Increase Equitable Vaccine Access for People with Disabilities RFP

Vaccinating people with disabilities poses unique challenges including ensuring physical accessibility of vaccination sites. To address these challenges, successful vaccine programs for people with disabilities will best be achieved through collaboration with disability-led organization who are subject matter experts and recognized leaders in their communities. With support from CDC, this project is to strengthen planning and implementation of vaccination strategies with state or local health departments to ensure equitable vaccination access for people with disabilities. Applicants may submit questions related to this RFP by 5:00 p.m. ET on Friday, December 3, 2021, via email to or by phone at (213) 475-6342. An updated RFP Supplement will be made available by 7:00 p.m. ET on Monday, December 6, 2021.

View Implementing Strategies to Increase Equitable Vaccine Access for People with Disabilities RFP (revised 11/29/2021)

Submit Online Application

View the RFP FAQ

View the RFP Overview (revised 11/29/2021)

View the RFP Supplement (posted 11/29/2021)

Response Due Date: Friday, December 10, 7:00 p.m. ET

Contact: or by phone (213) 475-6342


Injury and Violence Prevention Senior Consultant

The CDC Foundation seeks a senior consultant with expertise in the area of managing and developing state-wide injury and violence programs to support strategic planning, policy development and grant writing.

View the Consultant Announcement

Response Due Date: Friday, December 3, 2021

Contact: Melissa Bennett,

Saudi Arabia Field Epidemiology Training Program: Independent Consultant

The CDC Foundation is seeking a short-term consultant to serve as Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) Resident Advisor (RA). The consultant will be based in Saudi Arabia and support the CDC Foundation and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the implementation of Saudi Arabia’s FETP. The consultant will collaborate with staff from CDC, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health, the Saudi CDC, and local and international partners to implement the program and contribute to increasing the number of trained epidemiologists in Saudi Arabia. The consultant will be located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and will require significant travel within Saudi Arabia, with the possibility of some international travel as well.


View the Consultant Announcement, Required Qualifications and Submission Instructions

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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