Funding Opportunities- November 1, 2013

The Notah Begay III Foundation (NB3F) announced the launch of a new upcoming grant opportunity for Native American communities. The Capacity Building grant cycle, which will open on November 6, 2013, will provide support for planning and community health assessments to inform community driven childhood obesity prevention strategies. Click here to learn more.

Regional Coalitions for Health Equity: Partnerships and Policy to Improve Health for All Request for Proposal RFGP # 3674
Applications Due by: 3:00 P.M. Local Time, December 2, 2013 at the Issuing Office
OHA Office of Contracts and Procurement (OC&P)
Eligible applicants include local public health authorities, nonprofit social service providers, health care organizations, public health research organizations, and non-traditional partners such as businesses, economic development organizations, private funders, and faith-based organizations. Local public health authorities play a key role in community health and can lead or participate in regional coalitions. When not leading, local public health authorities are key partners and stakeholders, who may provide data and identify best practices, policy, system and environmental change to improve health.

OHA anticipates awarding no more than three (3) Grant Agreements of up to $130,000 each,for the period of November 1, 2013 to October 31, 2014.
OHA will award grant(s) (“Grant(s)”) to fund the establishment of up to three (3) RHECs which are coordinated, collaborative groups organized at a regional level to address issues that create inequities in health and social well-being, identify policy, system and environmental changes, and craft and implement strategies and policies to increase equity and address the social determinants of health through the transformation of Oregon health systems, coordinated care organizations and other policy avenues. The focus of the work of RHECs is to organize communities historically barred access from decision making tables.

For more information, please read the RFP. Please contact Colin Murphy at  with any questions or concerns.

CDC’s Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (OSTLTS), in partnership with the Office for Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR) and the Office of Noncommunicable Diseases, Injury and Environmental Health (ONDIEH), are pleased to announce the 2014 Call for Applications for the National Leadership Academy for the Public’s Health (NLAPH). OSTLTS needs your help in sharing this exceptional opportunity with your respective grantees and state, tribal, local, and territorial health departments. 
NLAPH is an applied leadership training program that enables multi-sector jurisdictional teams address public health problems within their communities through team-identified health improvement projects. 
Please forward this message with the attachments to grantees and health department leadership.
The attachments include:

  1. Cover Letter that provides a “handy tool” to use when describing the NLAPH program with grantees (who, what, where, when, why, and how).
  2. The “2014 Call for Applications” that provides eligibility criteria for NLAPH and a link to the application. (All applications must be submitted by November 26, 2013, by 5:00 PM, PST.)
  3. NLAPH announcement with official information concerning NLAPH.

If you have any questions, please contact Duiona R. Baker, email:, office: 404-498-2762, blackberry: 404-271-8458.




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