Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control – NCCDPHP: Inviting Applications for the funding theme-Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health(REACH)- financed solely by Prevention and Public Health Funding

Donor Name: Department of Health and Human Services -Centers for Disease Control – NCCDPHP
Fund name: PPHF 2017:Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health(REACH)- financed solely by Prevention and Public Health Funding
Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-DP17-1703PPHF

Funding brief: Chronic diseases are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, largely driven by preventable health behaviors. Health behaviors, such as tobacco use, poor nutrition and physical inactivity, are linked to chronic conditions, premature death, and disability. Chronic diseases and their outcomes disproportionately impact racial and ethnic populations including African Americans/Blacks, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islanders, American Indians, and Alaska Natives. Addressing chronic disease health disparities is complex. The risk is affected by not only health behaviors and ensuring adequate health care but also by factors that include income, education, economic opportunity, and location of residence. In addition, the risk for chronic disease starts very early in life. Attention to improving the access to high quality nutrition, opportunities for physical activity, and providing a smoke free environment for young children are critical steps in reducing health disparities. Thus, any effort to improve this multi-faceted challenge requires a long term vision and investment. The purpose of this FOA is to provide communities the opportunity to improve poor health, prevent chronic diseases, and reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic populations with the highest risk, or burden, of chronic disease (i.e., hypertension, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, and obesity). The tools to accomplish this are culturally tailored interventions to address preventable risk behaviors (tobacco use, poor nutrition and physical inactivity). In addition, this FOA provides the opportunity to engage community and clinical efforts to better address health risks that are particularly relevant at the local community level for racial and ethnic populations experiencing health disparities. 

Deadline: May 23, 2017 Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.

Funding details link:

Budget limit: $300,000 to $1,000,000
Project start date: Sep 29, 2017

Project duration: Not Found
Eligible organization: As below

● No more than 6 awards will be made within a state.
● Tribes are exempt from this provision.

Submission mail: Not Found
Other important link: Not Found

How to apply: Contact Wendy Heirendt, 770-488-2700,


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