Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Healthy People 2020 Community Innovations

The Healthy People 2020 Community Innovations Project is being administered by John Snow, Inc. (JSI) as part of a contract it has with the U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP). It will fund non-profit, community-based organizations with budgets less than $750,000 to implement projects that address Healthy People 2020 overarching goals, topic areas and objectives and integrate at least one of the following Healthy People 2020 Community Innovation Project priorities: environmental justice, health equity, and healthy behaviors across all life stages. As many as 170 projects will be given between $5,000 to $10,000 to conduct projects between December 1, 2011 and May 31, 2012.

The deadline for submitting an application in response to this Request for Proposal (RFP) is Friday, August 5, 2011. More details are included in the attached Healthy People 2020 RFP, which is also available online at

A conference call for prospective applicants will be held on Monday, June 27, 2011 - see the RFP for details.

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