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Community Transformation Grants (CTG) States and Communities Program Descriptions

CDC awarded CTG funds to 61 state and local agencies and organizations to support efforts to make healthy changes in their communities.

Awards were made as follows:

  • 29 to large counties—those with a population over 500,000.
  • 10 for entire states—in cases where the state does not have a large county.
  • 14 for states minus their large counties.
  • 7 to tribes.
  • 1 to a territory.

The 61 awardees received one of two types of awards:

  • Implementation awards help communities plan and carry out proven programs and strategies.
  • Capacity-Building awards help communities build the skills and support needed to make lasting local changes.

Read about funding and the focus of work for each awardee below.

Implementation Awards

  • The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium receives $499,588 to serve a population of about 72,000 in Alaska. Work focuses on tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventative services.
  • The Public Health Institute in California receives $5,926,365 to serve the state minus large counties. The population is about 5,900,000 including a rural population of more than 833,000. Work focuses on 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 receives $3,053,793 to serve the large county of San Diego. The population is about 3,095,000. Work focuses on 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 receives $815,358 to serve the large county of San Francisco. The population is about 805,000. Work focuses on tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health in California receives $9,848,011 to serve the large county of Los Angeles. The population is about 10,400,000. Work focuses on 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 Denver Health & Hospital Authority in Colorado receives $610,345 to serve the large county of Denver. The population is about 600,000. Work focuses on tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Broward Regional Health Planning Council in Florida receives $1,766,476 to serve the large county of Broward (including the city of Fort Lauderdale). The population is about 1,700,000. Work focuses on tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Illinois Department of Public Health receives $4,781,121 to serve the state minus large counties. The population is about 4,800,000 including a rural population of more than 1,600,000. Work focuses on 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 receives $3,007,856 to serve the entire state. The population is about 3,000,000 including a rural population of more than 1,300,000. Work focuses on tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness in Kentucky receives $721,594 to serve the large county of Jefferson. The population is about 740,000. Work focuses on 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 receives $1,318,301 to serve the entire state. The population is about 1,300,000 including a rural population of over 545,000. Work focuses on 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 receives $1,945,289 to serve the state minus large counties. The population is about 1,900,000 including a rural population of more than 300,000. Work focuses on tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The Massachusetts Department of Public Health receives $1,505,006 to serve the state minus large counties. The population is about 1,574,000 including a rural population of 27,000. Work focuses on 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 receives $1,574,982 to serve the large county of Middlesex (including the cities of Lowell and Cambridge). The population is about 1,500,000. Work focuses on 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 Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians receives $500,000 to serve an estimated tribal population of more than 176,000 in Michigan. Work focuses on 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 receives $3,603,724 to serve the state minus large counties. The population is about 3,600,000 including a rural population of over 1,300,000. Work focuses on tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department in Minnesota receives $1,156,212 to serve the large county of Hennepin (including the city of Minneapolis). The population is about 1,150,000. Work focuses on tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The Mid-America Regional Council Community Services Corporation in Missouri receives $705,708 to serve the large county of Jackson (including the city of Independence and portions of Kansas City). The population is about 674,000. Work focuses on tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services receives $769,195 to serve the entire state. The population is about 974,000 including a rural population of 630,000. Work focuses on tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The Douglas County Health Department in Nebraska receives $510,199 to serve the large county of Douglas (including the city of Omaha). The population is about 510,000. Work focuses on 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 Mexico Department of Health receives $1,500,000 to serve the state minus large counties. The population is about 1,300,000 including a rural population of more than 673,000. Work focuses on tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The Fund for Public Health in New York receives $8,391,881 to serve the large counties that comprise the City of New York. The population is about 8,390,000. Work focuses on tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The University of Rochester Medical Center in New York receives $733,703 to serve the large county of Monroe (including the city of Rochester). The population is about 744,000. Work focuses on 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 receives $7,466,092 to serve the state minus large counties. The population is about 7,500,000 including a rural population of more than 2,700,000. Work focuses on tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The Oklahoma City-County Health Department in Oklahoma receives $716,704 to serve the large county of Oklahoma. The population is about 718,000. Work focuses on 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 receives $1,547,297 to serve the large county of Philadelphia. The population is about 1,526,000. Work focuses on tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control receives $4,624,724 to serve the entire state. The population is about 4,500,000 including a rural population of more than 1,050,000. Work focuses on 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 receives $812,383 to serve the entire state. The population is about 812,000 including a rural population of 430,000. Work focuses on 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 City of Austin Health & Human Services Department in Texas receives $1,026,158 to serve the large county of Travis. The population is about 1,000,000. Work focuses on 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 Texas Department of State Health Services receives $10,000,000 to serve the state minus large counties. The population is about 10,000,000 including a rural population of more than 2,900,000. Work focuses on tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department in Washington receives $796,836 to serve the large county of Tacoma. The population is about 814,000. Work focuses on tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The University Health Services at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is receiving $4,695,253 to serve the state of Wisconsin minus large counties. The population is about 4,700,000 including a rural population of more than 1,500,000. Work focuses on tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The Vermont Department of Health receives $621,760 to serve the entire state. The population is about 620,000 including a rural population of more than 413,000. Work focuses on 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 receives $3,256,347 to serve the state minus large counties. The population is about 3,250,000 including a rural population of more than 800,000. Work focuses on 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 receives $1,883,603 to serve the entire state. The population is about 1,800,000 including a rural population of 800,000. Work focuses on 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 Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation receives a $193,340 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles among an estimated tribal population of 25,000 in Alaska. Work targets tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • Ventura County Public Health in California receives a $481,036 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Ventura (including the city of Oxnard). The population is about 823,000. Work targets 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 County of Kern’s Public Health Services Department in California receives a $416,577 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Kern (including the city of Bakersfield). The population is about 839,000. Work targets tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Fresno County Department of Public Health in California receives a $499,695 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Fresno. The population is about 930,000. Work targets tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Sierra Health Foundation in California receives a $499,229 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Sacramento. The population is about 1,400,000. Work targets 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 Stanislaus County Health Services Agency in California receives a $293,899 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Stanislaus (including the city of Modesto). The population is about 500,000. Work targets 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 receives a $500,000 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles among an estimated tribal population of 3,000 in California. Work targets tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The Connecticut Department of Public Health receives a $493,891 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the state minus large counties. The population is about 889,000 including a rural population of 306,000. Work targets tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, healthy and safe physical environments, and social and emotional wellness.
  • Cobb Public Health in Georgia receives a $499,000 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Cobb (including the city of Marietta). The population is about 688,000. Work targets tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • Unlawful Narcotics Investigation Treatment Education, Inc. (UNITE) in Kentucky receives a $500,000 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the state minus large counties. The population is about 3,500,000 including a rural population of 1,800,000. Work targets 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 Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals receives a $500,000 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the entire state. The population is about 4,500,000 including a rural population of more than 1,100,000. Work targets tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • Spectrum Health Hospitals in Michigan receives a $333,321 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Kent (including the city of Grand Rapids). The population is about 600,000. Work targets tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and social and emotional wellness.
  • My Brother's Keeper, Inc. in Mississippi receives a $500,000 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the entire state. The population is about 2,950,000 including a rural population of over 1,600,000. Work targets 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 receives a $500,000 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the state minus large counties. The population is about 3,392,095. Work targets 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 receives a $497,353 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Bernalillo (including the city of Albuquerque). The population is about 662,000. Work targets tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • The North Dakota Department of Health receives a $370,684 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the entire state. The population is about 640,000 including a rural population of 330,000. Work targets 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 Austen BioInnovation Institute in Ohio receives a $500,000 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Summit (including the city of Akron). The population is about 540,000. Work targets tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • Public Health–Dayton and Montgomery County in Ohio receives a $180,246 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Dayton. The population is about 530,000. Work targets tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • Lancaster General Health in Pennsylvania receives a $233,577 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Lancaster. The population is about 519,000. Work targets tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and healthy and safe physical environments.
  • Ulkerreuil A Klengar receives a $147,106 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the territory of the Republic of Palau. The population is about 22,000. Work targets 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 Houston Department of Health & Human Services in Texas receives a $500,000 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Harris. The population is about 4,100,000. Work targets tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and social and emotional wellness.
  • The Utah Department of Health receives a $499,366 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the state minus large counties. The population is about 1,200,000 including a rural population of more than 300,000. Work targets tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services in Virginia receives a $499,559 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in the large county of Fairfax. The population is about 1,000,000. Work targets 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 receives a $498,663 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles among an estimated tribal population of 1,500 in Washington. Work targets tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The Sophie Trettevick Indian Health Center receives a $218,929 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles among an estimated tribal population of 2,200 in Washington. Work targets tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, and quality clinical and other preventive services.
  • The Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council, Inc. receives a $499,982 planning award to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles among an estimated tribal population of more than 8,000 in Wisconsin. Work targets tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments.
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