NACCHO is accepting applications for a second round of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) COVID-19 Respond, Innovate, Sustain, and Equip (RISE) Awards.
The MRC COVID-19 RISE awards are intended to provide resources to the MRC network to support COVID-19 response efforts. These awards prioritize building capacity for the MRC to respond, innovate to evolving requirements, sustain staffing requirements, and equip MRC units or state coordinators with resources needed to support their mission.
Awards are available at three tier levels, with approximately 100-125 total awards available to MRC units and MRC state coordinators:
- Tier 1: $25,000
- Tier 2: $50,000
- Tier 3: $75,000
Applications are open until Friday, September 16, 11:59 PM ET. All necessary information regarding the program and application process may be found in the Request for Application (RFA).
Additional resources include the following:
- Application Component Overview
- Workplan and Timeline Template
- Budget Proposal Template and Instructions
- Sample Workplan and Timeline
- Sample Budget
- MRC RISE Program Kick-Off Round 2 Presentation
- MRC Rise Program Kick-Off Round 2 Zoom Recording
Applicants may pose individual questions to NACCHO at any point during the application process by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. To begin your MRC RISE application, please click HERE to follow the link to NACCHO’s application website.
For additional information, contact the NACCHO MRC Team at email@example.com.