ASTHO RFP Opportunity: Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting Further Faster

Graphic with NACCHO and ASTHO logos. Shows people of different races and genders out and about in a city. Text reads: Improving Social Determinants of Health, Getter Further FasterThe Association of State and Territorial Officials (ASTHO) and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) are funding up to 50 communities at $50,000 each to evaluate their work to advance health equity by addressing social determinants of health. 

Purpose

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to conduct a retrospective evaluation of strategies that advance health equity and improve chronic disease conditions by addressing the social determinants of health (SDoH). This effort will fund up to fifty (50) community multi-sector partnerships/coalitions with demonstrated success implementing strategies in one or more of five SDoH domains: the built environment, clinical-community linkages, food insecurity, social connectedness, and tobacco-free policies. The project will evaluate and assess the impact of the implemented SDoH strategies and highlight successes and lessons learned.

Eligibility

Community-level, multi-sectoral partnerships/coalitions with demonstrated and tangible outcomes addressing the social determinants of health (SDoH) outcomes related to chronic disease conditions, focusing on the built environment, clinical-community linkages, food insecurity, social connectedness, and tobacco-free policies, are eligible to apply. Reviewers will give preference to communities with strong partnerships and involvement from the local and/or state public health department. Community-based nonprofit organizations, including faith-based organizations, hospitals, community development organizations, and local and state health departments, or other government entities, are eligible to apply as the lead applicant/fiscal agent. Organizations representing tribal populations or the U.S. territories are also eligible to apply.

The deadline to submit an RFP is December 8, 2020 at 5:00pm EST.

Please contact chronicdisease@astho.org with any questions.

Click here to download the RFP application