Grant Writing Guidance & Tips

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Find and apply for federal grants at

CDC uses grants and cooperative agreements to fund public health programs that advance the agency’s public health mission to keep Americans safe and healthy where they work, live, and play. The resources below can help health departments navigate the federal grant writing process.

CDC Grants
Policy guidelines, references, FAQs, and more

CDC Contracts
Information about how to do business with CDC, regulations and policy, and common contracting terms

Tips for Applying for a CDC Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)
Information about applying for grants and how to increase your competitiveness in the award process.
The portal where organizations and individuals can search for and apply for grants throughout the federal government