Natural Experiments of Policy and Built Environment Impact on Diabetes Risk

Purpose: This FOA has two components, A and B. Component A: To support a 5-year multi-center research network of innovative, non-health system-based, natural experiments approaches to alter the diabetogenic characteristics of US communities. Priority areas include population-level approaches to the promotion of healthy eating and active living by evaluating the impact of environmental and policy interventions on population-level risk factors for diabetes. Component B: To fund a Central Coordinating Center (CCC) to provide organizational, logistic and communication support to enhance the efficiency, productivity, and impact of the Natural Experiments research centers that are funded as part of Component A.
Receipt Date: February 13, 2017 – Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m., ET.
Total Awards: 5 awards up to $15,000,000 – Award Ceiling: $675,000
Eligibility: State governments, County governments, City or township governments, Special district governments, Independent school districts, Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities, Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS other than institutions of higher education, Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) status with the IRS other than institutions of higher education, Private institutions of higher education, For profit organizations other than small businesses, Small businesses. Additional Eligibility Category: The following types of Higher Education Institutions are always encouraged to apply for CDC support as Public or Private Institutions of Higher Education: Hispanic-serving Institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs), Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions. Nonprofits Other Than Institutions of Higher Education: Nonprofits (Other than Institutions of Higher Education), Governments: Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government, U.S. Territory or Possession. Other: Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), Faith-based or Community-based Organizations, Regional Organizations. Foreign Organizations: Foreign Organizations are not eligible to apply. Foreign components of U.S. Organizations are not eligible to apply.
Link: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=289139