Request for Proposals

The CDC Foundation issues requests 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.

Federal Grants Management Training Series

Interested in learning more about federal grants management? This training series is a self-paced course for those interesting in applying for federal funds or those who need a refresher course. In the course, you will learn: 1) federal grant basics; 2) notice of awards, award budget and subrecipients; and 3) federal grant management. You will also receive a certificate of completion.

This training is a collaboration of CDC’s Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support, the Office of Grant Services, Public Health Foundation and the CDC Foundation.

You can find the training at the CDC TRAIN platform.

The following requests for proposals are currently open:

Overdose Response Strategy Health Equity Consultant RFQ

A health equity consultant is needed for the Overdose Response Strategy program, a unique public health/public safety collaboration between CDC and the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas  program, created to help local communities reduce drug overdoses and save lives by sharing timely data, pertinent intelligence and innovative strategies.

View the Overdose Response Strategy Health Equity Consultant RFQ

Response Due Date: Friday, July 15, 2022

Contact: Audi Lahijani,

CDC Foundation Consultancy Announcement: WASH Health Financing Consultant, Uganda

The CDC Foundation seeks local expertise in Uganda to support implementation of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation (CNHF)-supported Water and Hygiene Infrastructure in Africa (WASH) project. The consultant will be based in Uganda and support CDC Foundation, the US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), and CNHF project partners (the International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC), District Health Offices, and District Local Governments) in an assessment of financing and budgeting decisions within the Ugandan health sector. The consultant will support the project to help implementing partners understand how health sector stakeholders make financing and budgeting decisions, what tools or information they use, and what additional information, support, or advocacy could help ensure that WASH services are adequately funded. This consultancy will contribute to strengthening water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and medical waste management in healthcare facilities on the continent by identifying gaps and existing finance streams for advocacy and increased funding. The consultancy will begin as early as August 2022 through December 2022. This is an outstanding opportunity to work with CDC and technical partners on supporting WASH in Uganda. To apply, please send a statement of qualifications (e.g., Curriculum Vitae or resume), writing sample, proposed consultant approach, workplan and budget, and other required supplemental information to

View the WASH Health Financing Consultant Announcement



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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