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Funding Opportunity Announcement

Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program

CDC has funded the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program since 2001 to improve the quality of acute stroke care and health outcomes for acute stroke patients. CDC’s Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention announces the opportunity for State Health Departments including the District of Columbia to apply for funds to support and strengthen the capacity and leadership of heart disease and stroke prevention programs by improving acute stroke treatment and outcomes through the implementation of Paul Coverdell Acute Stroke Program. For more information about this program announcement please visit the links below.

The following is notice that CDC-RFA-DP12-1203, "Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program", has been published on as of March 1, 2012.

The application deadline date is May 2, 2012. Please also see the attached, published document [Word-271K].

For Grantees to Access the Announcement & Application Package, follow these steps:

  1. Go to:
  2. Select: “For Applicants”
  3. Select: “Apply for Grants”
  4. Select: “Step 1: Download a Grant Application”
  5. Type in the Funding Opportunity Number, formatted as: CDC-RFA-DP12-1203 (must type “CDC-RFA-“)

For questions about this funding opportunity please email

Pre-Letter of Intent (LOI) Information Call

March 16, 2012 2:30—3:30 p.m. U.S. Eastern Standard Time
To see a transcript of the call, click HERE [Word-38K].


View a list of questions and answers in response to the funding opportunity announcement for the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program [Word-18K].