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Population Health Seed Grant

The National Business Coalition on Health and its partner organization Community Coalitions Health Institute (NBCH/CCHI) are engaged in an ongoing partnership with the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO). This is a multiyear collaboration supported through a Cooperative Agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to promote the development and sustainability of Community Health Partnerships (CHP). CHP are defined as multi- stakeholder collaborations that include leadership from business led coalitions and public health organizations. Funding for the CHP Seed Grants was made available through foundation and corporate partners of NBCH, including Merck, sanofi-aventis, and United Health Foundation.

The projects to be funded under the Community Health Partnership Seed Grant Program must be initiatives to promote population health. Summary requirements include:

  • Developed plan ready for implementation for a new or continuing initiative

  • Collaborative approach preferably with broad stakeholder involvement

  • Measureable outcomes related to population health improvement

  • Use of public health and other data such as eValue8 results used to identify and plan for the initiative that is proposed

  • Projects may be related to health promotion or prevention addressing respiratory conditions, diabetes or any public health topic linked to an indicator from the United Health Foundation “America’s Health Rankings®” tool. Respiratory conditions include COPD, asthma, clean air conditions or other identified issues.

The application process for this grant is now closed.

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Health care services that are aimed at preventing complications of existing diseases, or preventing the occurrence of a disease. Recommended services may vary by age and gender. Examples of preventive services include physical exams, immunizations and certain cancer screenings.