Addressing Conditions To Improve Population Health (ACTion)

The CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) announces the availability of funds to state, local, territorial, and tribal jurisdictions, that are ready to take ACTion (Addressing Conditions To improve population health) in communities to implement policy,


systems, and environmental change (PSE) interventions that address Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) to reduce chronic disease related disparities, risk factors, and inequities.

This NOFO will incorporate the lessons learned from the fiscal year (FY) 21 (DP21-2111) and FY 22 (DP22-2210) SDOH Accelerator Grants to fund pilot ACTion projects focused on implementing established plans that include PSE interventions across four domains; the built environment, community-clinical linkages, food and nutrition security, and social connectedness.

Pilot ACTion project activities will include engaging multisectoral partnerships to implement and evaluate PSE interventions that address one of the four SDOH domains.

Applicants proposed ACTion pilot project applications must:Demonstrate they are ready to take ACTion by:Including an established plan ready for implementation that describes specific PSE interventions that will address at least one of the four NCCDPHP SDOH domains of focus.Describing an established leadership team that will engage multisectoral partners to guide, implement, and evaluate their proposed ACTion project.Demonstrate capacity to develop and carry out an evaluation plan for their ACTion project.

Demonstrate how their proposed pilot ACTion project will improve the health of Medicaid beneficiaries in their community.
Related Programs

Assistance Programs for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control

Department of Health and Human Services

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services

Office: Centers for Disease Control - NCCDPHP

Estimated Funding: $7,500,000

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Eligibility is limited to State Governments, County Governments, City or Township Governments, Special District Governments, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), State governments or their bona fide agents (includes the District of Columbia), Local governments or their bona fide agents, Territorial governments or their bona fide agents in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianna Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau, American Indian or Alaska Native tribal governments (federally recognized or state-recognized) and American Indian or Alaska Native tribal governments (federally recognized or state-recognized).Eligibility is delineated in Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, 2023, House Report 117-403 page 82, which directed CDC to award competitive grants to state, tribal, local and territorial (STLT) jurisdictions to support the development of Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plans, the implementation of those plans, and to improve the health of Medicaid beneficiaries.Applicants must provide a statement that identifies and defines the community in which the applicant will do the proposed work.

This documentation must be labeled “Proposed_Work_Statement” and uploaded as a PDF file at

Applications that do not include a “Proposed_Work_Statement” will be considered non-responsive and will not receive further review.If the applicant is NOT a health department, the applicant is required to submit a letter of support from the community’s jurisdictional health authority stating they support the applicant working as a bona fide agent for the STLT health authority to carry out this NOFO.

The letter should outline the represented organization’s specific role in carrying out the ACTion project and their relationship to the “Community Health Needs Assessment (CHA) or State Health Needs Assessment (SHA)".

The applicant will name the file “Health_Authority_Letter_of_Support” and upload it to application requesting an award higher than the ceiling will be deemed by CDC as nonresponsive and will not be reviewed.   

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