NCCCP Technical Assistance and Training

At a glance

CDC funds the American Cancer Society and the George Washington Cancer Institute to provide support to comprehensive cancer control programs across the United States, tribes, Pacific Island jurisdictions, and territories.

Help, support, advice, guidance, assistance and info crossroad signpost.


Through funding opportunity number CDC-RFA-DP18-1805, CDC funds the American Cancer Society and the George Washington Cancer Center to provide support to comprehensive cancer control constituents by:

  • Assessing programmatic needs.
  • Assisting with capacity building.
  • Leveraging partnerships to enhance comprehensive cancer control efforts.
  • Implementing a technical assistance and training plan.
  • Evaluating technical assistance and training efforts.

More details on how each organization provides training and technical assistance to NCCCP award recipients are included below.

American Cancer Society

  • Helps award recipients of the NCCCP build and maintain strong partnerships with their coalitions.
  • Develops and delivers trainings to the award recipients on:
    • Local implementation of cancer control and prevention at the community level.
    • Evaluation.
    • Communication.
  • Helps award recipients build strong partnerships with cancer prevention, screening, and follow-up providers (such as community clinics, physicians, and navigators).
  • Develops and makes available resource materials such as the Policy, Systems, and Environmental (PSE) Change Resource Guide.

George Washington Cancer Center

Develops and maintains the Cancer Control Technical Assistance Portal (TAP), an online resource for NCCCP award recipients that includes:

  • A resource repository containing cancer control and prevention resources from CDC, George Washington Cancer Center, the Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partnership, cancer control coalitions, and other stakeholders.
  • The GW Cancer Control Technical Assistance Periodical, a monthly e-newsletter that highlights news webinars, trainings, events, resources, and funding opportunities.
  • An archive for webinars and online learning modules produced by the George Washington Cancer Center.