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Cooperative Agreements

Cooperative agreements provide NIOSH with the ability to arrange collaborative surveillance and research opportunities with state health departments, universities, labor unions, and non-profit organizations. NIOSH provides funding for a broad array of cooperative agreements to develop knowledge that can be used in preventing occupational diseases and injury.

Unlike grants which are conducted independently of the sponsoring agency, cooperative agreements bring together the expertise of federal and non-federal researchers to accomplish public health efforts that would not otherwise occur. In order for a cooperative agreement to be awarded, there must be a clear need for programmatic staff involvement during performance of a proposed project. An evaluation is made to determine that the cooperative agreement is of sufficient priority to warrant the commitment of staff resources required for a collaborative effort during the term of the cooperative agreement award.

Current Cooperative Agreement Opportunities

(For previous funding opportunities, see Past Funding.)

 

Frequently Asked Questions [PDF – 90K]

Announcement
Number
Title Contact Expiration Date Additional
PAR-16-098 Cooperative Research Agreements Related to the World Trade Center Health Program (U01). Travis Kubale, PhD
(513) 841-4461
12-4-19
PAR-15-361 NIOSH Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health(U19). Maria Lioce, MD.
(404) 498-2575
11-30-19
PAR-15-353 Agricultural, Forestry and Fishing Safety and Health Research (U54) Steve Dearwent, Ph.D.
(404) 498-6382
12-1-17
PAR-14-275 State Occupational Health and Safety Surveillance Program (U60).

 

NOTICE: NIOSH has discontinued any solicitation for applications for PAR-14-275 state OHS surveillance program. No additional funds are expected to be available for new or revised applications under PAR14-275 for FY2017. NIOSH contact is CAPT Steven Inserra, sai0@cdc.gov Phone number: (404) 498-2552.”

Steven Inserra, Captain USPHS
(404) 498-2552
9-16-16 This announcement has been updated with NOT-OH-15-004
PAR-14-227 Workers Compensation Surveillance (U60). Steven Inserra, Captain USPHS
(404) 498-2552
8-30-16 This announcement has been updated with NOT-OH-15-005.
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