Centers for Disease Control

CDC: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers

Program Summary

This FOA will support a network of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers (PRCs) to conduct applied public health prevention research. The types of applied research approaches supported by this FOA include behavioral interventions, environmental, or systems-wide solutions and strategies that address major causes of disease and disability. Research addressing underserved, minority and other populations that focus on diseases and health hazards and risk factors which are most amenable for health promotion and disease prevention interventions.

The funding provided by this FOA will be used to:


An institution (normally identified by having a unique DUNS number) may submit, or be part of, only a single application in response to this FOA. Multiple applications from different divisions, faculties, centers, schools, etc. of the same university, school of public health, medicine, or osteopathy will be returned without further consideration by CDC.

Award Information

The CDC intends to commit a total of $105,000,000 (direct and indirect) for the entire project period. In FY 2014 the CDC intends to commit a total of $21,000,000 (direct and indirect) for anticipated 25-30 awards. Because the nature and scope of the proposed research will vary from application to application, it is anticipated that the size and duration of each award may also vary.

An estimated total funding of $900,000 (direct and indirect) is anticipated for each PRC awarded for the first year (12 month budget period) and an estimated total funding $4,500,000 (direct and indirect) for the entire project period. The project period will run from 09/30/2014 to 09/29/2019.

To comply with the limitation of one submission per organization, please contact Rob Svetly ( / 384-1473) in the College of Public Health, if you are interested in submitting an application.

Date Due to DSP or UIF09/09/2013
Date Due to Sponsor09/16/2013
Required LOI Due DateN/A
Non-Required LOI Due Date08/09/2013
Sponsor URL:;jsessionid=szPZRdWTvv6LWn81ly8vh8d3LThyV4nHzJTKXsJ1NhgZCG8rnQDh!1811195850?oppId=237399&mode=VIEW

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