Funding Announcements

CDC supports activities carried out by state and local health departments, partners, and investigators to combat antibiotic resistance. CDC supports most of these activities through the Antibiotic Resistance (AR) Solutions Initiative, and leverages investments from successful programs across the agency for maximum efficiency. These activities are funded through different mechanisms, some of which are listed below.

CDC funding solicitation and award announcements change from year to year. Visit FedBizOppsexternal icon to find current opportunities and exact deadlines throughout the Federal Government. Find the latest CDC antibiotic resistance activities by state on the AR Investment Map.

Funding Businesses, Universities, and Healthcare Partners

Funding for Businesses, Universities, and Healthcare Partners
Epidemiology and Laboratory
Capacity (ELC) for Infectious
Diseases Cooperative Agreement
Supports activities in every state, including state and local laboratory
and epidemiological expertise

Funding for State and Local Health Departments

Funding for Businesses, Universities, and Healthcare Partners
Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) Contracts with educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, state and local government, and private industry for research and development to identify and evaluate strategies to combat antibiotic resistance
  • Announced: November, annually
  • Learn more: BAA website
Emerging Infectious Diseases Partner Cooperative Agreement Engages occupational groups to ensure the development, adaptation, and use of infection prevention and control guidance for improved public health outcomes
  • Announced: 2020-2025
Global Healthcare Detection and Response Supports an international, five-year opportunity for partners with experience in healthcare infection detection and response, and/or antibiotic and antifungal resistance across the One Health spectrum
Modeling Infectious Diseases in Healthcare Network (MInD – Healthcare) Established a virtual laboratory where researchers can investigate factors that drive spread of healthcare-associated infections and simulate multiple prevention strategies to estimate their benefits in a timely and cost-effective manner
Prevention Epicenters Program Develops and tests innovative approaches to preventing infections and improving patient safety in healthcare settings
Safety and Healthcare Epidemiology Prevention Research Development (SHEPheRD) Requests research and other collaborative proposals from organizations to develop and conduct research and innovative prevention projects related to safety in healthcare settings
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Targets innovations in diagnostics, surveillance, and public health