Thursday, November 5, 2020

Social Determinants of Health Request for Proposals from ASTHO and NACCHO

ASTHO and NACCHO have released a Request for Proposals to fund up to 50 communities at $50,000 each to evaluate their work to advance health equity by addressing social determinants of health (SDoH). The purpose of this funding opportunity is to identify and learn from multisector coalitions with a demonstrated history of addressing the SDoH outcomes related to chronic disease conditions, focusing on the built environment, clinical-community linkages, food insecurity, social connectedness, and tobacco-free policies. In order to build the evidence-base for collaborative approaches to SDoH, the project will evaluate and assess through technical support the impact of the coalitions’ recent SDoH experience and highlight successful strategies and interventions. Local, state, tribal, and territorial health departments are encouraged to apply. ASTHO and NACCHO will be hosting an informational webinar to discuss the opportunity on Monday Nov. 9, 2020 at 1 p.m. ET, to register click here. The deadline to apply for this funding opportunity is Tuesday Dec. 8, 2020 at 5 p.m. ET. For more information, visit NACCHO’s Chronic Disease webpage.

Register for the Informational Webinar
Apply for the RFP

About the Tobacco Control Network: The TCN’s mission is to improve the public’s health by providing education and state-based expertise to tobacco prevention and control at the state and national levels.

The TCN is a network of tobacco program managers and staff from state and territorial health departments as well as Funder’s Alliance organizations, and a peer group of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) on behalf of the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health.

About ASTHO: The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials is the national nonprofit association representing the state and territorial public health agencies of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia. ASTHO members, the chief health officials of these jurisdictions, are dedicated to formulating and influencing sound public health policy and to ensuring excellence in state-based public health practice.

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