Funding Opportunity: Community-Based Approaches to Reducing Sexually Transmitted Diseases (CARS)

Mar 16, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a new funding opportunity for organizations with demonstrated experience and capacity of implementing community engagement methods and multi-sector partnerships to promote sexual health, advance community wellness, influence sexual health behavior and practices, and reduce STI disparities. In accordance with the Healthy People 2020 Goals for the nation, this funding opportunity focuses on reducing the proportion of adolescents and young adults with Chlamydia trachomatis infections, reducing Chlamydia rates among females aged 15-44 years, reducing gonorrhea rates, reducing sustained domestic transmission of primary and secondary syphilis, congenital syphilis, GC incidence, and reducing the proportion of young adults with genital herpes infection due to herpes simplex type 2.

CDC will make four awards of up to $3,750,000 for three years. Applications are due May 11, 2020.

Learn more.


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Kim Rodgers is the Communications Manager at NACCHO.

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