Mississippi Delta Health Collaborative

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Mississippi Delta Health Collaborative: The purpose of the funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to support implementation of population-wide and priority population approaches to prevent and control high blood pressure, and reduce health disparities associated with high blood pressure, among adults in the 18-county Mississippi (MS) Delta Region, which is a high burden, underserved, rural area. This will be achieved by the applicant implementing two components – Component 1 and Component 2 – across the MS Delta Region:

Component 1 is to implement or strengthen environmental strategies to increase environments that promote, support, or reinforce physical activity and healthy foods and beverages, particularly those with low or no sodium, and to increase tobacco- and smoke-free environments.
Component 2 is to implement or strengthen health systems and community-clinical linkage strategies.

Component 1 and Component 2 will be implemented simultaneously and synergistically to address the prevention and control of high blood pressure among MS Delta Region's general and priority populations. Priority populations are those adult population subgroups in the MS Delta Region with uncontrolled high blood pressure who experience racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities, including inadequate access to care and poor quality of care. Further, Component 1 (environmental strategies) will be implemented or strengthened in the same communities as Component 2 (health systems and community-clinical linkage strategies).
The applicant is strongly encouraged to sub-award 50% of award funds to local- and regional-level entities to contribute to the work, must provide leadership and technical assistance to selected MS Delta Region communities, and must ensure overall coordination.
Federal Grant Title: Mississippi Delta Health Collaborative
Federal Agency Name: Centers for Disease Control NCCDPHP
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-DP16-1612
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 322319
CFDA Descriptions: Preventing Heart Attacks and Strokes in High Need Areas
Current Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2016 Electronically submitted application
Original Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2016 Electronically submitted application
Posted Date: May 11, 2016
Creation Date: May 11, 2016
Archive Date: Aug 12, 2016
Total Program Funding: $6,300,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $3,150,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $3,150,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Financial assistance from this FOA will be provided only to the Mississippi Department of Health / Mississippi Delta Health Collaborative (MDHC). No other applications will be solicited or reviewed.
The award ceiling for this FOA is $3,150,000. CDC will consider the applicant requesting an award higher than this amount as non-responsive and it will receive no further review.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Grant Announcement Contact
Refilwe Moeti REM7@cdc.gov
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