Community Transformation Grant Opportunities
As you may be aware, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention recently announced the availability of $100 million to support Community Transformation Grants, created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The funding is available to support evidence- and practice-based community and clinical prevention and wellness strategies that will lead to specific, measurable health outcomes to reduce chronic disease rates.
CDC will be holding a conference call for those interested in applying. The Letters of Intent are due to CDC on Monday, June 6, 2011. The call-in information for the various time zones is posted below:
• Atlantic, Eastern and Central time zones May 25, 2011, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (EDT) - This conference call can be accessed by calling 1-888-972-9343. The leader for this call is Lori Elmore and the passcode is 8899773.
• Mountain and Pacific time zones May 25, 2011, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (EDT) - This conference call can be accessed by calling 1-888-972-9343. The leader for this call is Lori Elmore and the passcode is 8899773.
• Alaska and Hawaii-Aleutian time zones May 25, 2011, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (EDT) – This conference call can be accessed by calling 1-888-790-3249. The leader for this call is Lori Elmore and the passcode is 6417596.
Local and state government agencies, local and state non-profit organizations and federally recognized American Indian Tribes, Alaska Native Villages and Tribal organizations are eligible to apply.
For additional information, please visit the Community Transformation Grants web site at http://www.cdc.gov/communitytransformation/index.htm where you can find additional resources and a list of frequently asked questions about the program and the application process.
For further information, contact Region 10’s Ned Conroy at (206) 220-4318 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.