Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH)

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Opportunity ID: 304353
Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-DP18-1813
Opportunity Title: Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH)
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Health
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 93.304
93.738
Eligible Applicants: State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Special district governments
Independent school districts
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Small businesses
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Applicants must be physically located and operate in the state for which work is proposed, and as part of the application must specifically identify the state in which they will work. Applications proposing to work in states other than where the applicant is physically located and operates will be considered non-responsive and will not receive further review.
Agency Code: HHS-CDC-NCCDPHP
Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control – NCCDPHP
Posted Date: Apr 26, 2018
Last Updated Date: Apr 26, 2018
Estimated Synopsis Post Date: Jun 08, 2018
Fiscal Year: 2018
Award Ceiling: $900,000
Award Floor: $600,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $123,500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 32
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
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