**The 2018 deadline for this opportunity has passed or the internal application slot has been granted. Updated information will be posted when the next funding cycle opens.**


DHHS Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers Solicitation

Program Summary 

This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) will provide funding to academic research centers to participate in the network of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers (PRC Network) to:

  • Establish and maintain a multi-disciplinary prevention research center (Center) that conducts high-quality applied health promotion and disease prevention research;
  • Conduct one applied public health prevention research project (Core Research Project) using a community engagement approach to address a major cause of disease, disability, injury, or death in a population experiencing health disparities;
  • Disseminate research findings to community, practice, and academic audiences;
  • Translate evidence-based interventions for sustainability and widespread scale-up; and
  • Serve as a resource, as part of the PRC Network, for developing, implementing, evaluating, disseminating, and translating evidence-based public health interventions at local, state, tribal, or national levels.


CU Internal Expression of Interest Deadline: 11:59pm MST April 19, 2018

Letter of Intent Deadline: 3:00pm MST May 25, 2018

Application Deadline: 3:00pm MST June 25, 2018


There are no special eligibility requirements.

Limited Submission Guidelines

Only one application per institution is allowed.

Award Information and Duration

Total Funding Available: $75,000,000 - $112,500,000 (direct and indirect costs)

Number of Awards: 20 to 30

Award Amount: $750,000 annually ($3,750,000 for entire project period)

Project Period: 5 years