The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the availability of up to $105 million for the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program.
The initiative is focused on strengthening the infrastructure for and implementing evidence-based and practice-based population health improvement strategies for populations experiencing chronic disease disparities with the goal of reducing or eliminating health disparities.
Virtually all entities are eligible to apply. CDC anticipates making up to 20 basic implementation awards of approximately $400,000 each and up to 40 comprehensive implementation awards of up to $1 million each. All awards are three-year cooperative agreements. Applications are due by July 22, 2014.