National Diabetes Prevention Program: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Among People at High Risk

The purpose of this funding announcement is to scale (expand) and sustain the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP).

Scaling and sustaining the National DPP includes: • Establish an evidence-based lifestyle change program in multiple states for populations
at high risk for type 2 diabetes that meet the standards outlined in the CDC Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program Standards and Operating Procedures (DPRP Standards) available at www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevention/recognition; • Recruit and facilitate training of lifestyle coaches to deliver the evidence-based lifestyle change program; Educate employers in multiple states about the benefits and cost-savings of offering the evidence-based lifestyle change program as a covered health benefit for employees; • Educate public and private health insurance companies about the benefits and cost-savings of reimbursing organizations delivering the evidence-based lifestyle change program using a pay-for-performance model; • Develop and implement strategic marketing and promotional activities to increase awareness and referrals to the evidence-based lifestyle change program; • Sustain the evidence-based lifestyle change program without government grant funds when this cooperative agreement ends, through securing voluntary reimbursement from public and private health insurance companies for organizations delivering the evidence-based lifestyle change program using a pay-for-performance model;
• Ensure that each intervention site offering the evidence-based lifestyle change program under this FOA will obtain recognition from the CDC DPRP.

CDC Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program Standards and Operating Procedures (DPRP Standards) available at www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevention/recognition; • Ensure that each intervention site offering the evidence-based lifestyle change program has the capacity to collect participant information and maintain a data collection system as outlined in the CDC Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program Standards and Operating Procedures (DPRP Standards) available at www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevention/recognition.

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.



Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Comagine Health $ 2,695,296   2019-09-302022-09-29
Association Of Asian/pacific Community Health Organizations $ 5,700,000   2017-09-302022-09-29
Balm In Gilead Inc., The $ 5,700,000   2017-09-302022-09-29
National Black Women's Health Project, Inc. $ 5,700,000   2017-09-302022-09-29
National Alliance For Hispanic Health, The $ 5,699,686   2017-09-302022-09-29
Trinity Health Corporation $ 5,689,736   2017-09-302022-09-29
American Diabetes Association $ 5,696,756   2017-09-302022-09-29
Association Of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists $ 5,700,000   2017-09-302022-09-29
American Pharmacists Association Foundation $ 5,683,808   2017-09-292022-09-28
Association Of State And Territorial Chronic Disease Program Directors, Inc. $ 5,700,000   2017-09-302021-09-29



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

The award recipients will be expected to develop, implement, market, and evaluate a comprehensive plan for scaling the National DPP lifestyle change program in select communities.

The awardees will identify and engage organizations and/or employers that have capacity to offer the National DPP lifestyle change program and facilitate the establishment of the National DPP lifestyle change program, in collaboration with these organizations and/or employers.

Awardees will also work with insurance companies to reimburse organizations offering the National DPP lifestyle change program through this cooperative agreement and work with employers and insurers to offer the National DPP lifestyle change program using pay for performance model.

Also, they may work with employers to offer the National DPP lifestyle change program as a covered benefit for employees.

The awardees will be expected to develop, implement and evaluate marketing and communications strategies to promote the National DPP lifestyle change program, educate health care providers about the program and encourage provider referrals to National DPP lifestyle change programs.

Funds may be used to support scaling the National DPP lifestyle change programs in select communities described in Section "050" above.

The use of and use restrictions are as follows: • Recipients may not use funds for research.

• Recipients may not use funds for the provision of health care services.

• Recipients may not generally use funding for the purchase of furniture or equipment.

Any such proposed spending must be identified in the budget.

• The recipient must perform a substantial role in carrying out project objectives and not merely serve as a conduit for an award to another party or provider who is ineligible.

• Recipients may not use funds for construction.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

• Nonprofit Organizations
• For-Profit Organizations
• Indian/Native American Tribal Governments
• Faith-based Organizatio