CDC Special Interest Projects funding opportunity

Published on January 13, 2021

The Prevention Research Centers program office at the CDC has released its list of 2021 Special Interest Projects (SIPS). It is published as RFA-DP-21-004. It is anticipated that up to 12 awards will be made and will start September 30th,  2021. These funding opportunities are available only to the  Prevention Research Centers in the US.  The PI role is not limited to PRC Directors, but can be any investigator at that institution – so, anyone at the UI may apply and the funds are passed through the PRC.

This RFA will provide supplemental funding to the PRCs to design, test, evaluate, disseminate, and translate effective applied public health prevention research strategies to include interventions (i.e. programs, practices, policies, or strategies) and tools developed in real-world settings to address the leading causes of illness, disability, and death in the United States. Research strategies align with public health priorities such as the Healthy People 2030 topic areas: Adolescent Health, Arthritis, Cancer Prevention and Care, Drug and Alcohol Use, Maternal, Infant and Child Health, Mental Health and Mental Disorders, Physical Activity, and Health care access and quality.

Please let Heidi Haines (, Center Coordinator of the PRC-RH, know if  you are interested in applying for any of these SIPs, or you have any questions.

Letter of Intent:  January 25, 2021

Proposal Due date: February 24, 2021

Details vary across SIPS, so please read carefully.