Agency: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (HHS); Program: State Public Health Actions to Prevent and Control Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity, and Associated Risk Factors and Promote School Health (CFDA Number: 93.757) (Funding Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-DP13-130504PPHF16); Eligibility: State and large city health departments; Funding: $101 million for 50 awards; Deadline: March 3.
Summary: The funding supports implementation of approaches to prevent obesity, diabetes and heart disease and stroke, including the reduction of health disparities in these areas among adults. The program has two components. The first component supports environmental and system approaches to promote health, support and reinforce healthful behaviors and build support for lifestyle improvements for the general population. A special focus is on those with uncontrolled high blood pressure and those at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The second component will support health system interventions and community-clinical linkages focusing on the general population and priority populations.