14 June 2012

BioSense 2.0 FOA - Update!

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced important amendments to the BioSense 2.0 funding opportunity, "BioSense 2.0: Building State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Surveillance Capacity to Enhance Regional and National All-Hazards Public Health Situation Awareness"on June 14, 2012. Thanks to newly available funds, the funding capacity of the FOA has increased. Please find a detailed description of the changes below.

The amendment involved three main issues: 
1. Increased funding - approximate current fiscal year funding: $7,000,000
2. Increased number of grantees - approximate number of awards: up to 35
3. Changed anticipated award date - September 1, 2012

These changes have not had any effect on the application deadline date which remains June 26, 2012 at 5:00 PM EDT. 

Learn more about this funding opportunity by downloading the updated appellation package found here: http://apply07.grants.gov/apply/opportunities/packages/oppCDC-RFA-OE12-1202-cfda93.283-cidOSELS-NR.pdf

The instructions for applying for this grant opportunity have also changed.  You can download the new instructions here: http://apply07.grants.gov/apply/opportunities/instructions/oppCDC-RFA-OE12-1202-cfda93.283-cidOSELS-NR-instructions.doc

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