Public Health Weekly


Funding and Other Opportunities

Call for Applications for the 2020 Cross-Jurisdictional Systems Improvement Partnership Opportunity

If you are a state ready to collaborate with local and tribal peers, consider submitting a letter of interest to participate in the new Cross-Jurisdictional Systems Improvement Partnership. CDC has partnered with the National Indian Health Board, the National Association of County and City Health Officials, and ASTHO to support a collaborative technical assistance opportunity to strengthen cross jurisdictional partnerships among local, tribal, and state health entities to develop and implement a shared public health systems improvement action plan. The instructions are available online until Dec. 8 for regional partnerships to submit their joint letter of interest.

2020 Opioid Preparedness Learning Community Request for Applications

ASTHO has announced a call for applications for the 2020 Opioid Preparedness Learning Community. If you are a state or territorial health department experiencing pain clinic closures and have an established relationship between emergency preparedness/opioids teams, consider applying to ASTHO’s 2020 Opioid Preparedness Learning Community. View the request for application for more information, including the project summary, learning community overview, and eligibility criteria.

Deadline for submissions: 5 p.m. EST on Dec. 20, 2019

State Innovations to Advance Breastfeeding and Health Equity Innovation Grants Request for Proposals

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity (DNPAO), is pleased to announce a funding opportunity to support up to nine (9) current State Physical Activity and Nutrition (SPAN) recipients participating in ASTHO’s Breastfeeding Learning Community to implement innovative projects that advance state-level breastfeeding initiatives and health equity.

Deadline for submissions: 11:59p on Dec. 31, 2019