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Vision Screening in Young Children Program

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Frequently Asked Questions

Announcement Number:

Maternal & Child Health Bureau

Date(s) to Apply:
01/14/2021 to 04/12/2021

Estimated Award Date:

What is the program?

This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Vision Screening in Young Children Program. The purpose of the program is to improve children’s vision and eye health through early detection, follow-up, treatment, and surveillance at the national, state, and community levels for children under 5 years of age, including traditionally underserved populations,1 and those residing in medically underserved areas.2 The recipient will be expected to: 1) Serve as a national resource at the national, state, and community-levels on children’s vision and eye health; and 2) Convene an advisory committee to provide guidance to the Vision Screening in Young Children Program on achieving improved children’s vision and eye health.

Are you eligible?

Any domestic public or private entity, including an Indian tribe or tribal organization (as those terms are defined at 25 U.S.C. § 450b) is eligible to apply. See 42 CFR § 51a.3(a). Domestic faith-based and community-based organizations are also eligible to apply.

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Anna Maria Padlan

Phone: (301) 443-1737

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