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Black Lung Center of Excellence

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.965
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
Mar 6, 2017

For programmatic or technical questions:
Allison Hutchings

For grants management or budget questions:
Potie Pettway


This opportunity will provide a grant for a single Black Lung Center of Excellence that will work with Black Lung Clinics Program (BLCP) grantees to strengthen their ability to examine and treat respiratory and pulmonary impairments in active and inactive coal miners.

Responsibilities will include:

  1. Synthesizing operational feedback from BLCP awardees
  2. Partnering with HRSA and other federal entities to determine how BLCP awardees can better capture clinical issues and emerging trends related to black lung disease through data collection and analysis
  3. Providing onsite and virtual technical assistance for BLCP awardees to help them strengthen their data collection and analysis methods
  4. Developing and disseminating key findings related to data collection and analysis by black lung clinics

Eligible applicants include state, public, or private entities that are BLCP recipients awarded funding under the HRSA-17-023/Black Lung Clinics Program funding opportunity announcement and that are involved in the operation of fixed-site and or mobile clinic facilities for the analysis, examination, and treatment of respiratory and pulmonary impairments in active and inactive coal miners.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Estimated award amount:

  • $150,000 for year 1
  • $125,000 for year 2
  • $125,000 for year 3
Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through

Tagged as
Chronic respiratory conditions · Clinics · Occupational health and safety

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