Deadline: 2 August 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is currently inviting applications for its Programs to Reduce Obesity in High Obesity Areas to Boost with an aim to expand prevention efforts through community specific strategies in countries with the highest rates of obesity.
This FOA aims to increase multi-sector efforts and develop new multi sector public and private partnerships at the local level through conducting intervention strategies through existing cooperative extension and outreach services at the county levels to children, youth, and their families. These efforts are to improve nutrition, increase physical activity and help maintain a healthy weight to decrease obesity related conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and/or stroke.
- Estimated Total Program Funding is $4,000,000
- Award Ceiling is $800,000
- Award Floor is $400,000
- Approximately $1.7 million per year is available to fund up to 3 Land Grant Colleges and Universities in states
- State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education – Other: Land Grant Colleges and Universities in states with high risk counties are eligible to apply.
- High risk counties are defined as counties with over 40% Obese Adults based on Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Systems Data (2012).
- Applicants that are in a state currently funded under CDC-RFA-DP14-1416 are not eligible to apply.
- A table of the eligible high risk counties within a state can be found below. No more than one land grant institution from an eligible state will receive funding.
- To maximize the reach and impact of federal funding, funding preferences maybe given to applicants in a state serving multiple eligible counties.
How to Apply
Applicants can apply by downloading the application package provided on the website.
Eligible Country: United States
For more information, please visit grants.gov.