The purpose of this three-year cooperative agreement or Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support national organizations and their chapters/affiliates (sub-recipients) coalitions in implementing Socio-Ecological Model informed multi-level approaches (i.e., individual, interpersonal, organizational,
community, societal) to improve communities health.
This project builds upon the Division of Community Health s (DCH) history of working with national organizations to provide financial resources, guidance, training, tools, and other assistance to local organizations interested in creating communities where all people can achieve optimal health.
This new FOA will allow awardees to implement multi-level strategies that address the greatest predictors of chronic disease (i.e.
heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and obesity), namely tobacco use and exposure, poo