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Funding and Other Opportunities

Improving Social Determinants of Health: Getting Further Faster Opportunity for Evaluation Contractors

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to identify an evaluation contractor to design and conduct a mixed methods and retrospective evaluation of 50 partnerships/coalitions that have demonstrated success in improving chronic disease health outcomes and advancing health equity by addressing social determinants of health.

Deadline for submissions: Jan. 22, 2021 at 5 p.m. ET

Now Accepting Applications for the PRISM Cohort II

The Promoting Innovation in State & Territorial MCH Policymaking (PRISM) Learning Community provides technical assistance and capacity building over a twelve month period to support and advance policy implementation within states and territories to equitably address substance misuse and addiction and mental health disorders in women, children, and families within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the project year, ASTHO and AMCHP will provide the assistance to cohort members in implementing a variety of program and policy change that supports and adds to the evidence-base or promotes innovative state/territorial work.

Deadline for submissions: Jan. 27, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET

State Innovations to Advance Breastfeeding and Health Equity—Round Two

ASTHO’s Family and Child Health team is excited to announce a request for proposals for round two of the State Innovations to Advance Breastfeeding and Health Equity grant program. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to support up to three CDC 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. SPAN recipients participating in ASTHO’s Breastfeeding Learning Community who have not previously received State Innovations funding are eligible to apply. SPAN recipients may also work with other organizations, including coalitions, universities, or local entities, to apply as bona fide agents on their behalf. Applicants should demonstrate collaborations with traditional and nontraditional partners and share a vision for addressing health equity through transformative approaches.

ASTHO will be hosting an informational webinar to discuss the opportunity on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2020 at 4 p.m. ET. Registration for this event is now live.

Deadline for submissions: Jan. 29, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET