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:

Data for Health: Instructional Design for Data Impact Virtual Training

The Data for Health Initiative Data Impact team is interested in hiring a contractor/contracting entity to assist with the adaptation of Data Impact training programs to a digital format from their traditional in-person form. The contractor will revise or produce three virtual training courses focused on scientific communications, and each course should include PowerPoint presentations, activities for participants and corresponding instructor guides to guide delivery of the material.

Response Due Date: November 3, 2020
Contact: Amber Sligar

View the Data for Health Instructional Design Virtual Training RFP

Supporting Community Organizations to Strengthen Vaccine Confidence Pilot Project

The CDC Foundation will fund up to six community-based organizations to develop and implement effective health communication and community engagement strategies to increase vaccine confidence and acceptance among groups at risk for outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases related to under-immunization.

Response Due Date: November 16, 2020, 4:30 pm ET
Contact: Nikka Sorrells,

View Vaccine Confidence Pilot RFP

Download Budget Template

Supplemental Funding to Expedite Public Health Implementation
of Newborn Bloodspot Screening to Detect Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Response Due Date: December 15, 2020 (Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.)
Contact: Maria Jolly,

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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