Vision Screening in Young Children

HRSA-18-064 | Maternal & Child Health Bureau

Application Accepted: 01/25/2018 to 03/26/2018

Projected Award Date: 09/01/2018

Estimated Award Amount: N/A

Program Description:

This notice solicits applications for Vision Screening in Young Children. The purpose of this program is to fund a national entity to support state efforts to implement evidence-based and promising early childhood vision screening, follow-up, and surveillance protocols by providing technical assistance, tools, training, and opportunities for information sharing and learning.  Recipients will, in partnership with families and caregivers, provide state entities expert and peer guidance to support the development and replication of strategies that are adapted to meet the unique needs of underserved communities, and address systemic barriers to implementing comprehensive systems for delivering vision screening services to young children.

Additional Eligibility

Eligible applicants include public or private entities.  Faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations are eligible to apply.

Contact Information

Julia Kibunja

Phone: (301)443-1330