Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Expanding the National Diabetes Prevention Program Network— New Funding Available



Application deadline is Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 5:00pm, EST

A new funding opportunity announcement (FOA) has been released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The FOA is entitled PPHF 2012 - National Diabetes Prevention Program: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Among People at High Risk, Financed Solely by 2012 Prevention and Public Health Funds.
  

The FOA will result in the awarding of up to eight grants totaling approximately $6 million to expand the National Diabetes Prevention Program. Funding will be used to help organizations receiving grants to establish a structured, evidence-based lifestyle change program designed to prevent type 2 diabetes among people at high risk. Grantee organizations will use existing networks in multiple states to increase the number of cities and towns across the United States in which classes will be offered.
Organizations eligible to apply for funds through this FOA include the following:
Nonprofit and for-profit organizations.
Indian/Native American tribal governments.
Faith-based organizations.

Awardees must offer a lifestyle change program consistent with the Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program Standards and Operating Procedures, available here.

For additional information, including FAQs and a schedule of pre-application support calls about this FOA, visit www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevention/foa.

For general information about the National Diabetes Prevention Program, visit the National DPP Web site.

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