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CPPW Communities

This program is no longer funded. Learn more about current DCH programs.

CDC supported 50 communities across the nation—including urban, suburban, rural, and tribal areas—to tackle obesity, tobacco use and exposure, or both. More than 50 million people—or 1 out of 6 Americans—live in a community that benefited from this program.

Download the CPPW brochure [PDF-4.7M] that includes examples of how CPPW awardees made healthy living easier for their residents.

The map below shows the breadth of CPPW's community–based initiative. Click on one of the 50 communities listed below to learn more about what its members did to improve health at the local level.

Yellow circle indicates tobacco programsTobacco
Green triangle indicates obesity programsObesity
Red square indicates tobacco and obesity programsBoth
CPPW Communities Map of funded communities; please use the links below to view the community profiles.


Find more examples of how CPPW communities built healthier environments for their residents at the links below.

CPPW in Action
State-Level Efforts