In accordance with the Budget Control Act of 2011, a series of spending cuts, called sequestration, will cancel approximately $85 billion in budgetary resources across the Federal government for the remainder of the Federal fiscal year. A notification to CDC partners about Contracts and Grants funding is now available. For more information about the impact of sequestration on CDC activities, please see Sequester Impacts and FAQs.
Working Capital Fund (WCF)
In FY 2012, CDC received authorization to establish a Working Capital Fund (WCF) in FY 2014. A WCF is a revolving fund that allows an agency to provide business services on a fee-for-service basis. CDC's WCF is used to finance organizations that provide administrative and business services support to CDC programs. Access additional information regarding WCF.
The Prevention and Public Health Fund
The Prevention and Public Health Fund was established under Section 4002 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA). Also known as the Prevention Fund or PPHF, it is the nation's first mandatory funding stream dedicated to improving our nation's public health system. By law, the Prevention Fund must be used "to provide for expanded and sustained national investment in prevention and public health programs to improve health and help restrain the rate of growth in private and public health care costs." Access additional information regarding the Prevention and Public Health Fund.
- Page last reviewed: December 18, 2013
- Page last updated: December 18, 2013
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