IDPH offering grants to combat obesity and tobacco use

Grant: The Illinois Department of Public Health will be offering grants to school districts, community organizations, and local governments to fight tobacco use and obesity.

The grants are under the We Choose Health program, a multi-year initiative that works to fight obesity and tobacco prevention in Illinoise communities.

Funder: Community Transformation Grant from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.

Amount: $4.8 million. Communities can apply  for a maximum of $300,000 per year for four years.

For more information on submitting an application, click here.

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