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.


Current Requests for Proposals:

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

Download RFP for Newborn Screening

The CDC Foundation is issuing a request for proposals (RFP) to provide one-time supplemental support to public health programs that are committed to implementing population-wide Newborn Bloodspot Screening (NBS) for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). The funding will allow public health programs to expedite the process of making NBS-SMA a routine part of their NBS program.

Issue Date: November 7, 2018
Response Due Date: December 17, 2018; however, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until funds are awarded
Contact: Jalisa Hinkle,

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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