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RFP TITLE:  Extension Collaboration on Immunization Teaching and Engagement (EXCITE)


Brief Summary:  Cooperative Extension is entering a new partnership with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention initiated by the ECOP Health Innovation Task Force. The long term goal of this partnership is to strengthen Immunization Education with a special focus on adult vaccination hesitancy around both COVID and other adult immunizations.  This LINK provides a download to the RFP PDF.

Limits: 1
  • EXCITE Activity 1 is available to all Land Grant Universities (LGUs) (1862, 1890, 1994) by completing a simple online application by April 30.
  • Each 1862 is eligible to receive $24,178 and each 1890 and 1994 is eligible to receive $26,794. Institutional Indirect Costs (IDC) is allowed at your institution’s negotiated rate. No match is required.
  • Submit only one application per institution.
  • Institutions must apply and be part of EXCITE Activity 1 in order to be considered for the competitive EXCITE Activity 2 pilot funding of up to $200K.
Research Office Notice of Intent Deadline:
  • Friday, April 2, 2021 - 5 pm pacific time.
Agency Deadlines: 
  • April 30, 2021
General guidance for the preparation of notice of intent to the Research Office:

COVER SHEET (1 page) -please use an 11 point or higher font with one inch margins.

  • Solicitation Name and Descriptive Title
  • Project Summary:  3 or 4 sentences or bullet points that provide an overview of the objective of your proposed research, how you plan to do it, and the expected outcome.
  • Key PI/co-PIs:  5 or 6 sentences or bullet points that highlight team expertise as it relates to the project.
  • Budget:  Example:  The total cost of the project is anticipated to be $ X, with $ Y being requested from the Agency.  Agency funds will be used for: $ A for personnel; $ B for operations, and $ C for broader impacts/subcontracts etc. 


PROJECT DESCRIPTION (1 page) - please use an 11 point or higher font with one inch margins.

Problem statement: Clear and concise statement of

  • Research question(s) and how the project will address the research question(s);
  • Proposed activities: Describe the project to be undertaken and provide the technical specifications of the research activities and timelines that will be undertaken.
  • How the proposed research can lead to the advancement of research/knowledge in this area.
  • Expected results: Describe the outcome you anticipate from the research.
  • Abbreviated CV or biographical sketch of the principal investigator – separate page
  • Optional - Suggest one or two names to serve on the internal review committee.
Submit your Notice of Intent to the: 


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