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CPRIT Announces Release of 3 Prevention RFAs

Oct 25, 2019, 14:58 PM by Melodi Moore
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In the last week, the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) announced the upcoming deadlines on three funding opportunities for their Prevention Program.  Applications for these RFAs will be November 11, 2019 - February 12, 2020.

Evidence-Based Cancer Prevention Services

This award mechanism seeks to fund projects that will deliver evidence-based cancer prevention and control clinical services. Priority will be given to projects that propose to address CPRIT areas of emphasis and serve areas of the state not well addressed by current CPRIT funded projects.

Award: Maximum of $1M; Maximum duration of 36 months.

Expansion of Cancer Prevention Services to Rural and Medically Underserved Populations

This award mechanism seeks to support the coordination and expansion of evidence-based services to prevent cancer in underserved populations who do not have adequate access to cancer prevention interventions and health care, bringing together networks of public health and community partners to carry out programs tailored for their communities. Projects should identify cancers that cause the most burden in the community and use evidence-based models shown to work in similar communities to prevent and control these cancers. Currently funded CPRIT projects should propose to expand their programs to include additional types of prevention clinical services and/or an expansion of current clinical services into additional counties. In either case, the expansion must include delivery of services to nonmetropolitan and medically underserved counties in the state.

Award: Maximum of $2M; Maximum duration of 36 months.

Tobacco Control and Lung Cancer Screening

This award mechanism seeks to fund programs on tobacco prevention and cessation, as well as screening for early detection of lung cancer. Through release of this RFA, CPRIT’s goal is to stimulate more programs across the state, thereby providing greater access for underserved populations and reducing the incidence and mortality rates of tobacco-related cancers. This RFA seeks to promote and deliver evidence-based programming designed to significantly increase tobacco cessation among adults and/or prevent tobacco use by youth.

New Awards: Maximum of $1M; Maximum duration of 36 months.
Expansion Awards: Maximum of $2M; Maximum duration of 36 months.

All Proposals must be submitted through CPRIT’s online grant application system.