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Community Transformation Grants (CTG) States and Communities Program Descriptions


Grantees will serve one of five different areas: a large county (population over 500,000), an entire state (in cases where a state does not have a large county), a state minus its large counties, a tribe (or tribes), or a territory.

  • 29 Large Counties
  • 10 States (to serve the entire state)
  • 14 States minus their Large Counties
  • 7 Tribes
  • 1 Territory (Palau)

Applicants proposed specific activities in line with their chosen priority areas in their applications, but grantee activities will not be finalized until plans are negotiated with CDC (by early 2012).

Implementation Awards

  • The City of Austin Health & Human Services Department in Texas is receiving $1,026,158 to serve the large county of Travis, an estimated population of over 1,000,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Broward Regional Health Planning Council in Florida is receiving $1,766,476 to serve the large county of Broward (including the city of Fort Lauderdale), an estimated population of 1,700,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Denver Health & Hospital Authority in Colorado is receiving $610,345 to serve the large county of Denver, an estimated population of over 600,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Douglas County Health Department in Nebraska is receiving $510,199 to serve the large county of Douglas (including the city of Omaha), an estimated population of over 510,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department in Minnesota is receiving $1,156,212 to serve the large county of Hennepin (including the city of Minneapolis), an estimated population of 1,150,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The Illinois Department of Public Health is receiving $4,781,121 to serve the state of Illinois minus large counties, an estimated population of 4,800,000 including a rural population of over 1,600,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Iowa Department of Public Health is receiving $3,007,856 to serve the entire state of Iowa, an estimated population of over 3,000,000 including a rural population of over 1,300,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health in California is receiving $9,848,011 to serve the large county of Los Angeles, an estimated population of 10,400,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness in Kentucky is receiving $721,594 to serve the large county of Jefferson, an estimated population of over 740,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Maine Department of Health and Human Services/Maine CDC is receiving $1,318,301 to serve the entire state of Maine, an estimated population of over 1,300,000 including a rural population of over 545,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is receiving $1,945,289 to serve the entire state of Maryland minus large counties, an estimated population of 1,900,000 including a rural population of over 300,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is receiving $1,505,006 to serve the state of Massachusetts minus large counties, an estimated population of over 1,574,000 including a rural population of 27,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is receiving $1,574,982 to serve the large county of Middlesex (including the cities of Lowell and Cambridge), an estimated population of over 1,500,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Mid-America Regional Council Community Services Corporation in Missouri is receiving $705,708 to serve the large county of Jackson (including the city of Independence and portions of Kansas City), an estimated population of over 674,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Minnesota Department of Health is receiving $3,603,724 to serve the state of Minnesota minus large counties, an estimated population of over 3,600,000 including a rural population of over 1,300,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services is receiving $769,195 to serve the entire state of Montana, an estimated population of 974,000 including a rural population of 630,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The New Mexico Department of Health is receiving $1,500,000 to serve the state of New Mexico minus large counties, an estimated population of 1,300,000 including a rural population of over 673,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The Fund for Public Health in New York is receiving $8,391,881 to serve the large counties that comprise the City of New York, an estimated population of 8,390,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The North Carolina Division of Public Health is receiving $7,466,092 to serve the entire state of North Carolina minus large counties, an estimated population of 7,500,000 including a rural population of over 2,700,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The Oklahoma City-County Health Department in Oklahoma is receiving $716,704 to serve the large county of Oklahoma, an estimated population of over 718,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Philadelphia Department of Public Health in Pennsylvania is receiving $1,547,297 to serve the large county of Philadelphia, an estimated population of over 1,526,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Public Health Institute in California is receiving $5,926,365 to serve the state of California minus large counties, an estimated population of 5,900,000 including a rural population of over 833,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living; active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency in California is receiving $3,053,793 to serve the large county of San Diego, an estimated population of over 3,095,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The San Francisco Department of Public Health in California is receiving $815,358 to serve the large county of San Francisco, an estimated population of 805,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians is receiving $500,000 to serve an estimated tribal population of over 176,000 within the state of Michigan. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is receiving $4,624,724 to serve the entire state of South Carolina, an estimated population of 4,500,000 including a rural population of over 1,050,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The South Dakota Department of Health is receiving $812,383 to serve the entire state of South Dakota, an estimated population of 812,000 including a rural population of 430,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, healthy and safe physical environments, and social and emotional wellness.
  • The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium is receiving $499,588 to serve an estimated population of 72,000 within the state of Alaska. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventative services.
  • The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department in Washington is receiving $796,836 to serve the large county of Tacoma, an estimated population of 814,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Texas Department of State Health Services is receiving $10,000,000 to serve the state of Texas minus large counties, an estimated population of 10,000,000 including a rural population of over 2,900,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The University Health Services at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is receiving $4,695,253 to serve the entire state of Wisconsin minus large counties, an estimated population of 4,700,000 including a rural population of over 1,500,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The University of Rochester Medical Center in New York is receiving $733,703 to serve the large county of Monroe (including the city of Rochester), an estimated population of over 744,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Vermont Department of Health is receiving $621,760 to serve the entire state of Vermont, an estimated population of 620,000 including a rural population of over 413,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Washington State Department of Health is receiving $3,256,347 to serve the state of Washington minus large counties, an estimated population of 3,250,000 including a rural population of over 800,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The West Virginia Bureau for Public Health is receiving $1,883,603 to serve the entire state of West Virginia, an estimated population of 1,800,000 including a rural population of 800,000. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, healthy and safe physical environments, and social and emotional wellness.

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Capacity-Building Awards

  • The Austen BioInnovation Institute in Ohio is receiving a $500,000 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Summit (including the city of Akron), an estimated population of over 540,000. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Bernalillo County Office of Environmental Health in New Mexico is receiving a $497,353 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Bernalillo (including the city of Albuquerque), an estimated population of over 662,000. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • Cobb Public Health in Georgia is receiving a $499,000 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Cobb (including the city of Marietta), an estimated population of over 688,000. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Confederated Tribes of The Chehalis Reservation is receiving a $498,663 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles among an estimated tribal population of 1,500 within the state of Washington. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The Connecticut Department of Public Health is receiving a $493,891 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the state of Connecticut minus large counties, an estimated population of over 889,000 including a rural population of 306,000. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, healthy and safe physical environments, and social and emotional wellness.
  • The County of Kern's Public Health Services Department in California is receiving a $416,577 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Kern (including the city of Bakersfield), an estimated population of over 839,000. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services in Virginia is receiving a $499,559 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in large county of Fairfax, an estimated population of over 1,000,000. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Fresno County Department of Public Health in California is receiving a $499,695 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Fresno, an estimated population of over 930,000. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council, Inc. is receiving a $499,982 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles among an estimated tribal population of over 8,000 within the state of Wisconsin. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Houston Department of Health & Human Services in Texas is receiving a $500,000 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Harris, an estimated population of 4,100,000. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and social and emotional wellness.
  • Lancaster General Health in Pennsylvania is receiving a $233,577 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Lancaster, an estimated population of over 519,000. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is receiving a $500,000 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the entire state of Louisiana, an estimated population of 4,500,000 including a rural population of over 1,100,000. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • My Brother's Keeper, Inc. in Mississippi is receiving a $500,000 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the entire state of Mississippi, an estimated population of over 2,950,000 including a rural population of over 1,600,000. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The New Jersey Prevention Network is receiving a $500,000 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the state of New Jersey minus large counties, an estimated population of 3,392,095. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The North Dakota Department of Health is receiving a $370,684 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the entire state of North Dakota, an estimated population of over 640,000 including a rural population of 330,000. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, healthy and safe physical environments, and social and emotional wellness.
  • Public Health – Dayton and Montgomery County in Ohio is receiving a $180,246 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Dayton, an estimated population of over 530,000. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The Sierra Health Foundation in California is receiving a $499,229 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Sacramento, an estimated population of 1,400,000. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, healthy and safe physical environments, and social and emotional wellness.
  • The Sophie Trettevick Indian Health Center is receiving a $218,929 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles among an estimated tribal population of 2,200 within the state of Washington. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • Spectrum Health Hospitals in Michigan is receiving a $333,321 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Kent (including the city of Grand Rapids), an estimated population of over 600,000. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and social and emotional wellness.
  • The Stanislaus County Health Services Agency in California is receiving a $293,899 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Stanislaus (including the city of Modesto), an estimated population of over 500,000. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Toiyabe Indian Health Project is receiving a $500,000 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles among an estimated tribal population of 3,000 within the state of California. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • Ulkerreuil A Klengar is receiving a $147,106 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the territory of the Republic of Palau, an estimated population of 22,000. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, healthy and safe physical environments, and social and emotional wellness.
  • Unlawful Narcotics Investigation Treatment Education, Inc. (UNITE) in Kentucky is receiving a $500,000 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the entire state of Kentucky minus large counties, an estimated population of over 3,500,000 including a rural population of 1,800,000. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Utah Department of Health is receiving a $499,366 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the entire state of Utah minus large counties, an estimated population of 1,200,000 including a rural population of over 300,000. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • Ventura County Public Health in California is receiving a $481,036 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Ventura (including the city of Oxnard), an estimated population of 823,000. Work will target tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation is receiving a $193,340 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles among an estimated tribal population of 25,000 within the state of Alaska. Work will focus on expanding efforts in tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.

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