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Description of Modification
Additional updates available in 06/18/2012 amended, full announcement document.
Modification to Previous
Funding Opportunity Number:
May 11, 2012
Jun 18, 2012
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Jun 26, 2012
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Jun 26, 2012
Jul 26, 2012
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention_Investigations and Technical Assistance
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
City or township governments
Special district governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Eligible applicants for this funding opportunity are:
• Federally recognized or state-recognized American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments,
• American Indian/Alaska native tribally designated organizations,
• State and local governments or their Bona Fide Agents (this includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianna Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau), and
• Political subdivisions of States (in consultation with States).
A Bona Fide Agent is an agency/organization identified by the state as eligible to submit an application under the state eligibility in lieu of a state application. If applying as a bona fide agent of a state or local government, a legal, binding agreement from the state or local government as documentation of the status is required. Attach with “Other Attachment Forms” when submitting via www.grants.gov.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The purpose of the program is to assist state, local, tribal and territorial health authorities to implement public health situation awareness and syndromic surveillance utilizing BioSense 2.0. Specifically this includes: • Promoting timely exchange of electronic health-related information between providers and public health authorities• Facilitating timely information sharing among state, local, tribal, territorial and federal public health partners and • Promoting improvement of the science, analytic and workforce practice for public health surveillance at the state, local, tribal, and territorial levels. This program addresses the “Healthy People 2020” focus area(s) of Health Communication and Health Information Technology, Healthcare-Associated Infections, Immunizations and Infectious Diseases and Public Health Infrastructure.
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