New Funding Opportunity – Healthy People 2020

Healthy People 2020 Community Innovations Project

Healthy People is a set of topic areas and objectives with 10-year targets designed to guide national health promotion and disease prevention efforts to improve the health of people in the United States.

Objective: This Request for Proposal (RFP) recognizes the lead role that community-based organizations play in improving a community’s health. The purpose of this RFP is to solicit  community-level projects that use Healthy People 2020 overarching goals, topic areas and objectives to promote improved heath at a community level.

Funder: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

Amount: Awards will range from $5,000 to $10,000. Up to 170 projects will be funded. Awardees will be chosen to represent a variety of themes, activities and regions.

Eligibility: Non-profit, community-based organizations with budgets less than $750,000 can apply for these funds.

Deadline: August 5, 2011.

More Information and Request for Proposals visit the following links:

Download Healthy People 2020 Objectives here.

Download Healthy People 2020 Community Innovations RFP here.

For more information on Healthy People 2020, download brochure here.

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