Notice of Funding Opportunity: Supporting Communities to Reduce Lead Poisoning

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The National Center for Environmental Health Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program is pleased to announce a new Notice of Funding Opportunity, Supporting Communities to Reduce Lead Poisoning (CDC-RFA-EH-23-005). Applications are due by July 31, 2023, at 11:59pm Eastern Time.

This new 3-year community based cooperative agreement will fund approximately 10 local organizations for a period of performance from September 1, 2023, to August 31, 2026. Through this cooperative agreement, funded applicants will help families avoid the dangers of lead in their homes through community engagement, prevention education, and family support.

The funding opportunity supports organizations to

  • Work with partners from different sectors,
  • Provide better access to resources and services for families and children,
  • Increase knowledge and skills related to lead poisoning, and
  • Educate the community about the risk of lead exposure and disparities in blood lead levels based on factors like race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and geography.

Deadline to apply: July 31st  Learn more

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