Author Archives: Michelle Shapiro

FY18 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grants from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) posted the FY18 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grants Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). HUD is making available approximately $145 million for Implementation Grants of up to $30 million…

Intimate Partner Violence and Disability-Specific Abuse: An Overlooked Issue and the Role of Local Health Departments

By Whitney Thurman, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow Intimate partner violence (IPV) is defined as intentional behaviors toward an intimate partner in the form of intimidation; emotional abuse; physical, sexual, and/or psychological assault; or any…

CDC Funding Opportunity: Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health

CDC’s Division for Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO) announces the availability of Fiscal Year 2018 funds to implement CDC-RFA-DP18-1813: Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH). This 5-year program will improve health, prevent…

State Strategies to Improve Childhood Lead Screening and Treatment Services under Medicaid and CHIP

A new report from the National Academy for State Health Policy, State Strategies to Improve Childhood Lead Screening and Treatment Services under Medicaid and CHIP,  “details the potential health impacts of lead toxicity in children and Centers…

Notice of Funding Opportunity: CDC Now Accepting Applications for “Partner Actions to Improve Oral Health Outcomes”

CDC Division of Oral Health is now accepting applications for a 5-year cooperative agreement, Partner Actions to Improve Oral Health Outcomes (CDC-RFA-DP18-1811). The purpose of this non-research Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to build…