Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Funding Opportunity! Call for Request for Proposals for Healthy People 2020 Community Innovations Project

John Snow,  Inc. (JSI) is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the Healthy People 2020 Community Innovations Project.  This project, administered by JSI as part of a contract it has with the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP), 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 www.healthypeople.gov.

 A Bidders Conference will be held on Monday, June 27, 2011 as follows:

Eligible applicants in Mountain and Pacific time zones:
12:00 p.m. MDT/11:00 a.m. PDT
Dial: 1.877.223.6135; Conference I.D.: 705.32.378

During this one hour conference call and webinar, JSI and ODPHP will describe the Healthy People 2020 initiative, review the Healthy People 2020 Community Innovations Project Request for Proposal (RFP), and address any questions that bidders may have.

Thank you. We hope you will work with your staff and partners to apply for this important funding opportunity.

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