Funding Opportunity: Addressing the Disparity in Vaccination Coverage Among U.S. Adolescents Living in Rural Versus Urban Areas

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is seeking proposals for a $1,050,000 funding opportunity that aims to obtain a better understanding of the factors contributing to disparities in vaccination coverage observed between adolescents living in rural areas compared to adolescents living in urban areas within the United States for all recommended vaccines, especially human papillomavirus (HPV). The awardee will also implement and evaluate an intervention(s) to improve vaccination coverage among adolescents living in rural areas.

The anticipated number of awards will be one, and this is a three-year project. The total amount awarded and the number of awards will depend upon the number, quality, duration and cost of the applications received.  Read the full notice of funding opportunity to learn more.

Letters of Intent are due January 16, and applications are due February 13. View the RFP and submission guidelines to learn more. If you would like NACCHO’s support in applying to this funding opportunity, please contact our NACCHO Immunization Team to discuss the opportunity further.

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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