National Viral Hepatitis Education, Awareness, and Capacity Building for Communities and Providers [ARCHIVED]


This website is designed to:

  1. Support the application process for external organizations applying for Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) PS21-2105; and
  2. Provide a forum for the dissemination of important information to future PS21-2105 funded grantees.

Full Funding Information: CDC-RFA-PS21-2105 [PDF – 880 KB]external icon

Executive Summary

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the availability of fiscal year 2021 funds for a Notice of Funding Opportunity to increase awareness and outreach and build capacity for improved testing and linkage to care and treatment in US communities and to strengthen health care provider capacity to diagnose and treat patients with hepatitis B and/or hepatitis C in the United States. It is anticipated that this cooperative agreement will award up to $2,750,000 over five (5) years to two recipients under Part A and one recipient under Part B.

A full list of these activities can be found at grants.govexternal icon.

Important Dates
  • Informational Webinar: March 23, 2021, 1:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time via Zoom
  • Letter of Intent: Applicants are encouraged but not required to send a letter of intent to apply by April 7, 2021.
  • Application Deadline: Applications are due Friday, May 14, 2021, 11:59 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time, at grants.govexternal icon and searching on CDC-RFA-PS21-2105.
  • Anticipated Start Date: September 30, 2021.


The purpose of this funding announcement is two-fold:

  • PART A: To lead, maintain, and grow existing coalitions of diverse US-based public and private organizations that provide culturally responsive hepatitis B and/or hepatitis C virus infection education and services to priority populations (people who inject drugs, Asian/Pacific Islanders, American Indians/Alaska Natives, and non-Hispanic Blacks), thereby increasing hepatitis B and/or hepatitis C virus infection awareness, testing, and treatment. Recipients and their coalition members will increase hepatitis B and/or hepatitis C virus infection awareness through amplifying CDC’s national hepatitis B and hepatitis C campaign(s).
  • PART B: To maintain an existing web-based, free training platform for health care professionals to improve clinical management of hepatitis B and hepatitis C.


This NOFO provides full and open competition; please refer to NOFO Eligibility Information for more information.

Pre-Application Technical Assistance

Informational Conference Call

A Pre-Application Technical Assistance webinar pdf icon[PDF – 336 KB] occurred on March 23, 2021 at 01:00 PM Eastern Time and provided potential applicants the opportunity to ask CDC representatives specific questions related to the NOFO.