Programs to Reduce Obesity in High Obesity Areas

Quick Facts

Due DateJuly 23, 2014 (Wednesday)
Award Amount$ 350,000 - $ 1,600,000
Category of Funding ActivityHealth
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - Eligibility Information 1. Eligible Applicants: Land Grant Colleges and Universities 2. Special Eligibility Requirements: Eligible applicants are Land Grant Colleges and Universities that have counties in their state with an obesity prevalence over 40%, as determined by CDC's county level data estimates in the 2012 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. To reach the maximum number of eligible counties, no more than one Land Grant College and University from an eligible state will receive funding. However, to maximize the reach and impact of federal funding to as much of the population as possible, funding preferences may be given to applicants serving multiple counties.

Program Description

The purpose of this pilot project is to fund Land Grant Colleges and Universities to conduct intervention strategies through existing cooperative extension and outreach services at the county level. These strategies will improve physical activity and nutrition, reduce obesity and prevent and control diabetes, heart disease, and stroke in areas where adult obesity rates are high. Residents of these communities may have less access to healthy foods and fewer opportunities to be physically active. If improvements are made and continued, these programs can have long-term positive impacts on the health of residents in these counties. The initiative can reinforce the health of the community as a critical determinant of individual health and well-being.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberCDC-RFA-DP14-1416
Funding Opportunity TitlePrograms to Reduce Obesity in High Obesity Areas
Opportunity CategoryHealth
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards6
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateJune 2, 2014 (Monday)
Application Due DateJuly 23, 2014 (Wednesday)
***Dates: 1. Letter of Intent (LOI) Deadline: N/A 2. Application Deadline: July 23, 2014, 11:59pm U.S. Eastern Daylight Time on www.grants.gov. This announcement is only for non-research domestic activities supported by CDC. If research is
Application Archive DateAugust 22, 2014 (Friday)
Total Program Funding$ 14,100,000
Award Amount$ 350,000 - $ 1,600,000
CFDA Number
  • 93.319

Eligible Applicants

  • Others - Eligibility Information 1. Eligible Applicants: Land Grant Colleges and Universities 2. Special Eligibility Requirements: Eligible applicants are Land Grant Colleges and Universities that have counties in their state with an obesity prevalence over 40%, as determined by CDC's county level data estimates in the 2012 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. To reach the maximum number of eligible counties, no more than one Land Grant College and University from an eligible state will receive funding. However, to maximize the reach and impact of federal funding to as much of the population as possible, funding preferences may be given to applicants serving multiple counties.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Health and Human Services
Program Information Website-
ContactOffice: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC Procurement and Grants Office
(PGO) Technical Information Management Section (TIMS)
Phone: 770-488-2700
E-mail: pgotim@cdc.gov

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