CDC Announces REACH Funding Opportunity

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a funding opportunity available to local health departments for a five-year Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) initiative to improve health, prevent chronic diseases, and reduce health disparities for local communities.

Applicants must focus on evidenced-based strategies associated with tobacco, nutrition, physical activity, and/or community-clinical collaborations that lead to reduced health disparities in chronic conditions of hypertension, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. The application deadline is Tuesday, July 17. More information on this funding opportunity is available here.