DP20-2002: Partnerships to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening in Clinical Settings

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The application deadline is March 17, 2020, 11:59 p.m. U.S. Eastern Daylight Time on grants.gov.external icon

Send questions to dp20-2002@cdc.gov.

This page provides an overview and general information for applicants interested in applying for CDC-RFA-DP20-2002, Public Health and Health Systems Partnerships to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening in Clinical Settingsexternal icon (DP20-2002).

DP20-2002 is a five-year notice of funding opportunity (NOFO). Its purpose is to implement evidence-based interventions in primary care clinics that provide clinical services to populations with low colorectal cancer screening rates to increase clinic-level screening rates. This will be accomplished through partnerships with health systems, individual primary clinics, and partner organizations to conduct the following activities—

  1. Establish partnerships with health systems and primary care clinics to implement as least two of four evidence-based interventions (EBIs) recommended in The Community Guide (client reminders,external icon provider reminders,external icon reduction of structural barriers,external icon and provider assessment and feedbackexternal icon).
  2. Establish partnerships with organizations that provide expertise to support the implementation of EBIs in primary care clinics.
  3. Conduct a formal assessment of each clinic’s capacity/readiness to implement EBIs.
  4. Use the clinic assessment to select appropriate EBIs to implement.
  5. Provide resources to partner clinics to provide and support completion of follow-up colonoscopies after a positive or abnormal screening test.
  6. Collect and submit high-quality clinic-level data including baseline and annual colorectal cancer screening rates.

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Page last reviewed: January 14, 2020