Each year, the CDC releases a group of Special Interest Projects (SIPs) through the Prevention Research Center (PRC) Program. Only one application per SIP per PRC is allowed. If you are interested in applying for an upcoming SIP cycle, please monitor your inbox around December. You can join our mailing list here.
2021 SIPs announced
The 2021 Special Interest Project Grants Notice was released on December 21, 2020. If you are interested in any of the SIPs (see below), you can begin the internal application process by submitting a 2021 SIP Interest Survey to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Prevention Research Center (UWPRC). The interest survey is due January 8, 2021 at 12 PM CT. The deadline for the UWPRC to submit Special Interest Project funding applications to the CDC is February 24, 2021.
Funding and Awards
12 awards anticipated for an estimated $9,110,000.
Competition is limited to institutions awarded a Prevention Research Center (PRC) under CDC RFA-DP-19-001. One application per project per PRC; UWPRC is one of 25 PRCs, nationally.
This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) will provide supplemental funding to Prevention Research Centers (PRCs) to conduct Special Interest Projects (SIPs) to design, test, evaluate, disseminate and translate effective applied public health prevention research on interventions (i.e. programs, practices, policies, or strategies) and tools developed in real-world settings to address the leading causes of illness, disabilities, and death in the United States.
Project Topic Areas
Research projects announced in this NOFO align with public health priorities associated with Healthy People 2020 topic areas: Aging, Arthritis, Adolescent Health, Cancer, Epilepsy, Immunization, Perinatal Mental Health, Smoking Cessation, and Tobacco Use Prevention.
SIP 21-001: Integrating social emotional well being w/ physical activity & nutrition practices in school-based out-of-school time (OST) programs: a demonstration project
SIP 21-002: Examining Contexts of Alcohol Availability and Accessibility
SIP 21-003: Evaluating alternative delivery models for arthritis-appropriate evidence- based physical activity and self-management interventions
SIP 21-004: Development, Evaluation and Dissemination of an Evidence-Based Intervention to Increase Sun Safety among Outdoor Workers
SIP 21-005: Feasibility of a Model Cancer Screening Surveillance Report Using All-Payer Claims Data
SIP 21-006: Increasing Genetic Counseling Referrals Among Patients At-Risk for BRCA- Associated Cancers
SIP 21-007: Epilepsy incidence and etiology: important information for public health prevention and health promotion in the US community
SIP 21-008: Examining approaches to improve care and management of people with lupus
SIP 21-009: Mental Health of Mothers Study (MHOMS) and Substance Use Evaluation Network
SIP 21-010: Engagement of Community Health Workers to Reduce Racial Discrimination and Improve Hypertension Management