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