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 RFPs are currently open:

Marketing Strategy, Messaging and Creative Development for Million HeartsĀ® Agenda-Setting Communication Campaign

Response Due Date: July 10, 2020
Contact: Rachel Powell,

Download Million Hearts Agenda-Setting Communication Campaign RFP

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

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

Download 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.

For information on how to find and apply for grants from CDC and other federal agencies, please visit If you are looking for opportunities to do business with CDC, please visit