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Partner Actions to Improve Oral Health Outcomes (CDC-RFA-DP18-1811)

Overview

The purpose of this non-research Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), Partner Actions to Improve Oral Health Outcomes (CDC-RFA-DP18-1811), is to build the strength and effectiveness of state and territorial oral health programs to prevent and control oral diseases and related conditions. To accomplish this, recipients will implement priority strategies under Component 1, Component 2, or both. Component 1 focuses on strategies providing technical assistance and capacity building resources for states, conducting state oral health program assessments, and conducting assessment and providing technical assistance to territorial oral health programs. Component 2 strategies focus on efforts to increase medical-dental integration between oral health and other chronic disease programs. The NOFO is a 5-year cooperative agreement supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Applications for the NOFO will be accepted through June 29, 2018.

  1. To access the announcement and application package:
  2. Select https://www.grants.gov/
  3. Select ‘Apply for Grants’
  4. Select ‘Get Application Package’
  5. Insert the Funding Opportunity Number in the appropriate search box: CDC-RFA-DP18-1811

FAQs about CDC-RFA-DP18-1811

Final Dates and Related Details

Applicant conference call

On March 8, 2018, CDC hosted an informational conference call for potential grant applicants. The script used for this meeting is available here.
Questions and answers from this session, as well as any other questions received, will be added to the FAQ page as they become available. Please continue to check back for updates.


Letter of Intent (LOI) deadline

May 22, 2018

Application deadline

June 29, 2018, 11:59 PM U.S. Eastern Standard Time (EST), submitted at www.grants.gov

Partner Actions to Improve Oral Health Outcomes Reference Documents

1. A Framework for Program Evaluation

Effective program evaluation is a systematic way to improve and account for public health actions by involving procedures that are useful, feasible, ethical, and accurate. The framework, developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guides public health professionals in their use of program evaluation. It is a practical, nonprescriptive tool, designed to summarize and organize essential elements of program evaluation.

2. Logic models

A logic model is a graphic depiction (road map) that presents the shared relationships among the resources, activities, outputs, outcomes, and impact for your program. It depicts the relationship between your program’s activities and its intended effects.

3. ASTDD Evaluation and Quality Improvement Resources

This is a link for evaluation tools and resources provided by the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD).

4. Evaluation Plan Development

A resource developed by CDC to help public health program managers, administrators, and evaluators develop an effective evaluation plan.

5. Introduction to Program Evaluation for Public Health Programs: A Self-Study Guide

This document is a “how to” guide for planning and implementing evaluation activities. The manual, based on CDC’s Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health, is a resource for managers and staff of public, private, and community public health programs to plan, design, implement and use comprehensive evaluations in a practical way.

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