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Grant Opportunity ID
Department of Health
Grant Opportunity
Patricia S. Brown Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Education Research Projects (Round 7)
Contact Name
Jeannine Tusch
Contact Email
Solicitation Profile
The purpose of this RFA is to encourage the development and implementation of innovative pilot projects in breast cancer risk reduction education with rigorous evaluation and revision. Successful applications will propose the design of new educational strategies to elicit behavior changes intended to reduce specific risk factors associated with developing breast cancer.

Approximately $540,000 is available to support approximately two (2) awards from this RFA. The annual direct costs are capped at $75,000 per year. The funding is available for a period of up to three years. Additionally, funds will be available to support Facilities and Administrative (F&A) costs up to 20 percent of modified total direct costs.

The letter of intent is not required; but is strongly encouraged.
Full Announcement Details
Applications Due (Date / Time)
October 17, 2019 / 04:00 PM ET
Bidder's Conference(s)/Application Workshop(s)
None available
Anticipated Award DateThursday, October 1, 2020
Anticipated Initial Contract Length3 Years
Total Funding Available$540,000.00
Anticipated Amount of Award(s)$75,000.00
NarrativeAnnual direct costs, for a single award, are capped at $75,000 per year. Additionally, funds will be available to support F&A costs up to 20% of modif
Letter of IntentOptional
Letter of Intent DueWednesday, September 18, 2019
NarrativeProspective applicants are strongly encouraged to complete and submit a Letter of Intent (see RFA Attachment 1). This form will be used to develop the review panel in a timely manner. Letters of Intent should be submitted via the Grants Gateway in the Pre-Submission Uploads section of the online application. Please note that you will receive an error message when uploading the letter into the application as other Pre-Submission uploads are not due until the application is submitted. The file name should include the applicant organization and PI/PD name. A copy must also be e-mailed to Please ensure that the RFA number, organization name and PI/PD name are noted in the e-mail subject line. Submit the Letter of Intent via both formats by the date posted on the cover of the RFA. Submission of a Letter of Intent is not a requirement or obligation upon the applicant to submit an application in response to this RFA. Applications may be submitted without first having submitted a Letter of Intent.
Questions Due DateMonday, September 30, 2019
Questions and Answers NarrativeAll substantive questions must be submitted in writing to or via email to: Jeannine Tusch, Extramural Grants Administration, To the degree possible, each inquiry should cite the RFA section and paragraph to which it refers. Written questions will be accepted until the date posted on the cover of this RFA. This includes Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) questions and questions pertaining to the MWBE forms. Questions of a technical nature may be addressed in writing or via telephone by calling Jeannine Tusch at (518) 474-7002. Questions are of a technical nature if they are limited to how to prepare the application (e.g., formatting) rather than relating to the substance of the application. Some helpful links for questions of a technical nature are listed in the RFA, Section IV. B. Questions regarding specific opportunities or applications should be directed to the NYSDOH contact listed on the cover of this RFA.
Questions and Answers Posting TypeUpload
Questions and Answers Posting Date10/7/2019 12:00:00 AM
Questions and Answers Link or UploadClick here
Eligible ApplicantsNot-For-Profit, Governmental Entity
Target Population(s)Other
Service Area(s) Health Services
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