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Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH)

Grant Opportunities

Funding Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-DP18-1813
Funding Source: Centers for Disease Control – NCCDPHP
Estimated Program Funding: $125,500,000
Award Floor: $500,000
Award Ceiling: $900,000

Description: CDC announces the availability of fiscal year 2018 (FY18) funds to implement DP18-1813 Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH). This 5-year initiative is to improve health, prevent chronic diseases, and reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic populations with the highest risk, or burden, of chronic disease, specifically for African Americans/Blacks, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islanders, American Indians, and Alaska Natives, by: Supporting culturally tailored interventions to address the preventable health behaviors of tobacco use, poor nutrition and physical inactivity Linking community and clinical efforts to increase access to health care and preventive care programs at the community level Supporting implementation, evaluation and dissemination of practice- and evidence-based strategies on the four topic areas of tobacco, nutrition, physical activity, and community-clinical collaborations that ultimately lead to reduced health disparities in chronic conditions of hypertension, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, and obesity Funding will support recipients that: Have a history of successfully working with an established community coalition to address issues relating to health or other disparities. Select strategies that address the health disparities in the community based on results from a community health needs assessment process. Have organizational capacity to effectively, efficiently, and immediately implement locally tailored evidence- and practice-based strategies.

Letter of Intent Due: June 11, 2018
Applications Due: July 16, 2018
Informational Webinar for Potential Applicants: June 4, 2018; 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time – https://adobeconnect.cdc.gov/r20b97dcdqw/

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