Friday, April 3, 2020

Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Request for Applications Released


Chronic Disease Prevention and Management RFA #11460

Funding Opportunity Announcement

Application Deadline: Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 5 p.m. MT

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is pleased to announce the release of the Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Request for Applications (RFA #11460).

This multi-year RFA is a combined effort from multiple chronic disease prevention and management programs at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to promote and improve chronic disease and health outcomes among underserved Coloradans. This funding opportunity incorporates many of the services provided through the WISEWOMAN program, the Clinic Quality Improvement Program, the Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Management program, and the Oral Health Unit Diabetes Cardiovascular Disease Oral Health Integration project (DCVDOHI).

All eligible organizations are encouraged to apply. Organizations currently funded under RFA#11460 do NOT need to reapply.

Application materials and more information about the funding opportunity are currently available on the funding opportunities website. The funding opportunity informational webinar is available here and all questions should be directed to cdphe_chronicdiseaseRFA@state.co.us. The application deadline is April 30, 2020, at 5 p.m. MT. Activities and agreements that result from this funding opportunity are anticipated to begin on September 30, 2020.

Please note several guidance updates for this release of the Chronic Disease Prevention and Management RFA:
  • Funding is not currently available for the Community Outreach Strategy of Track 1: WISEWOMAN Clinical and Outreach Services. Applications for this strategy will still be accepted and held until additional funding becomes available. Application responses for the Community Outreach Strategy will not be reviewed or scored until funding becomes available. Applications WILL be reviewed and scored for other Track 1 strategies.
  • Track 2: Clinical-community Linkages Health System Healthy Behavior Support Services Referral Strategy is now open to Applicants proposing to either 1) establish bi-directional referral relationships with any health system; 2) build capacity to implement an approved healthy behavior support service; or 3) train providers of Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Track 1 or Track 3 health systems to implement an approved healthy behavior support service.
  • Track 2: Clinical-community Linkages funding priority will be given to Applicants seeking to work with health systems currently funded through the Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Track 1 or Track 3.
  • Track 3: Health Systems funding priority will be given to Applicants seeking to implement evidence-based interventions addressing: undiagnosed hypertension, high cholesterol, health disparities, cardiac rehab, telehealth, tobacco cessation, and prenatal oral health integration work. Your team can find more information about each of these EBIs/activities on the CQI portfolio and in this presentation.
If interested and unable to apply during this timeframe due to COVID, please send an email indicating your interest and track. CDPHE will reach out if this RFA is re-opened.

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