Natural Experiments of the Impact of Population-targeted Policies to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes and Diabetes Complications

Purpose: This NOFO has two components, A and B. Component A (Natural Experiment Research Centers): To support a 5-year multi-center network of independent research centers to evaluate innovative, health system and non-health system-based natural experimental approaches to alter the diabetogenic characteristics of US communities. Applicants will select one of the following two tracks: Track 1 Evaluation of population-level programs or policies that affect population-level risk factors for type 2 diabetes (such as diet or physical activity, as well as other health behaviors; glucose; prediabetes), or Track 2 Evaluation of programs or policies aimed at improving care and management of diabetes, and the risk for diabetes complications. Component B (Coordinating Center): To fund a Coordinating Center (CC) to provide organizational, logistic and communication support to enhance the efficiency, productivity, and public health impact of the Natural Experiments research centers that are funded as part of Component A.
Receipt Date: Expires: February 4, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. ET
Total Awards:
  • Estimated Total Program Funding: $12,500,000
  • Award Ceiling: $450,000
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility”
  • Small businesses
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • State governments
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • For profit organizations other than small businesses
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • County governments
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Private institutions of higher education