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Funding Opportunity Number:
Jun 16, 2011
Jun 16, 2011
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Aug 01, 2011
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Aug 01, 2011
Aug 31, 2011
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention_Investigations and Technical Assistance
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Eligible applicants that can apply for this funding opportunity are listed below:
�Nonprofits with 501C3 IRS status (other than institution of higher education
�Non-profits without 501C3 IRS status (other than institutions of higher education)
�Public/state controlled institutions of higher education
�Private institutions of higher education
�Historically black colleges and universities
�Tribally controlled colleges and universities
�Small- and minority-owned small businesses
�Other Special Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must have the depth, capacity and experience to perform myriad tasks that will aid local, state or federal health policy officials in implementing health policies having an analytical foundation. Additional must have expertise in effectively supporting the creation of and support for other prevention activities.
A Bona Fide Agent is an agency/organization identified by the state as eligible to submit an application under the state eligibility in lieu of a state application. If applying as a bona fide agent of a state or local government, a legal, binding agreement from the state or local government as documentation of the status is required. Attach with �Other Attachment Forms� when submitting via www.grants.gov.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The purpose of the program is to create, evaluate, test, and otherwise inform health policy development that will aid CDC in creating and advancing health policies that positively affect health at the population level. The objectives of this cooperative agreement support and align with Healthy People 2020 as it is expected to serve multiple program areas as well as support cross-cutting initiatives. This cross-cutting initiative will:
� Identify evidence-based and promising policy interventions that improve population health by conducting analyses, reviewing published literature and/or assessing case studies at the state, tribal, territorial, local, national level, and writing policy briefs or memos on these evidence-based and promising policies. Policy interventions may include health and cross-sector policies that impact health in a range of settings, such as policies that encourage healthier food choices in school or workplace cafeterias, or incorporate avenues for physical activity into plans for local residential or commercial development.
� Develop and implement methods to promulgate and replicate successful or promising policy interventions. Activities may include developing and implementing a strategy to communicate the value of a policy intervention or to spotlight or acknowledge successful policy implementation by convening a lecture series, developing educational and communications materials, coordinating an awards program to recognize successful policy efforts and initiatives, or placing �earned media� pieces. Activities may also include, developing key messages that convey the value of specific policies to support policy implementation or identifying model cross-sector stakeholder engagement strategies to inform policy formulation and implementation, including coordination of stakeholders in local and state government, business and private industry, public health, and health care delivery.
� Analyze, assess, and formulate, policy approaches based on evidence and current research on feasible, effective policies that improve health. Solicit stakeholder input and subject matter expertise to assist in drafting of relevant, feasible, and evidence-based policies.
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