Funding Opportunities

Research to Grass Roots Grants 

Deadline: November 18, 2020.

These grants are built on the SARE concept that results of applied research are used to train agricultural professionals and producers in the latest principles of sustainable agriculture.  Successful R2GR projects will take the research results from previously funded SARE projects and bring those results into the field through education to ag professionals and producers. The maximum for each project’s funding is $75,000.

FY2021 State Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Learning Collaborative: Improving Hypertension Through Equitable Change

Deadline for submissions: Dec. 2, 2020

ASTHO’s Health Improvement team is excited to announce its request for proposals for the Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Learning Collaborative. Up to four states will be awarded $35,000 each. These funds will support innovative and sustainable state heart disease and stroke prevention projects that focus on improving hypertension through equitable change. Request for Proposals Deadline for submissions: Dec. 2, 2020 by 11:59 p.m. Together Toward Health initiative offers grants to community-based organizations in California to strengthen community response to the COVID-19 pandemic among populations disproportionately impacted by the virus, including Black, Latinx, Native American, immigrant, and low-income groups. Funding supports the development and expansion of targeted public outreach efforts to help reduce COVID-19 transmission. The program works to expand workforce development opportunities designed to build economic resilience and long-term opportunity in California communities with high rates of COVID-19. View Program Website.

Improving Social Determinants of Health: Getting Further Faster

Deadline: December 8, 2020 at 5 p.m.

ASTHO and NACCHO have released a Request for Proposals to fund up to 50 communities at $50,000 each to evaluate their work to advance health equity by addressing social determinants of health (SDoH). The purpose of this funding opportunity is to identify and learn from multisector coalitions with a demonstrated history of addressing the SDoH outcomes related to chronic disease conditions, focusing on the built environment, clinical-community linkages, food insecurity, social connectedness, and tobacco-free policies. In order to build the evidence-base for collaborative approaches to SDoH, the project will evaluate and assess through technical support the impact of the coalitions’ recent SDoH experience and highlight successful strategies and interventions. Local, state, tribal, and territorial health departments are encouraged to apply.