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Limited Submission Announcement

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Department of Health and Human Services


PPHF 2018: Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grants - Strengthening Public Health Systems and Services through National Partnerships to Improve and Protect the Nation's Health - financed in part by Prevention and Public Health Funds (PPHF)

Campus Deadline:


External Deadline:

March 29, 2018 l 10:59 p.m. CT

Web Address:


Funding Amount:

The approximate average award will vary by target population category as outlined below:
Category A: $2,000,000
Category B: $1,000,000
Category C: $500,000


Organizations may submit up to two stand-alone applications. Each application must identify one target population. If two applications are submitted, each application must identify a distinct target population within a single category or across two different categories.

The purpose of this notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) is to announce a CBA program to strengthen the nation’s public health infrastructure, ensure a competent, current and connected public health system, and improve delivery of essential services through capacity-building assistance (CBA). CBA is defined as activities that strengthen and maintain the infrastructure and resources necessary to sustain or improve system, organizational, community, or individual processes and competencies. CBA is delivered through technical assistance, training, information sharing, technology transfer, materials development, or funding that enables organizations to operate in a comprehensive, responsive, and effective manner. The goal is to fund organizations that have the capability, expertise, resources, national reach, and history of providing capacity-building relevant to implementing this program’s key strategies and activities to achieve expected outcomes. The program strategies include strengthening the capacities and capabilities of public health systems infrastructure; leadership and workforce; data and information systems; communication and information technology; partnerships; laws and policies; and programs and services. The capacity-building efforts of this program are expected to strengthen and optimize the public health system and services to improve and protect the nation’s health.

Post Date: 02/26/18