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National Center for Newborn Screening System Excellence (NBS Excel)

About the program

Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-23-077
Dates to Apply: 11/14/2022 to 02/13/2023
Bureau/Office: Maternal & Child Health Bureau
Status: Closed
Estimated Award Date: 07/01/2023
The purpose of HRSA-23-077 NBS Excel is to fund one (1) organization to support state NBS programs and stakeholders on a nationwide basis by: 1) providing leadership, technical assistance (TA), and quality improvement expertise; 2) collecting data to identify barriers to achieving health equity and equitable access to NBS services for all infants and families; 3) enhancing state performance in NBS; and 4) providing subject matter expertise, TA and training, education, and other resources to youth and families in order to promote meaningful engagement of, active participation with, and leadership by families and/or individuals with heritable disorders at all levels of the newborn screening system.

Who can apply

Eligible applicants include: a state or a political subdivision of a state; a consortium of two or more states or political subdivision of states; a territory; a health facility or program operated by or pursuant to a contract with or grant from the Indian Health Services; or any other entity with appropriate expertise in NBS as determined by the Secretary. Domestic faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations are also eligible to apply.

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