Community Transformation Grants Communities
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In 2011, CDC gave $103 million to 61 state and local governments, tribes and territories, and nonprofit organizations in 36 states. CDC also gave nearly $4 million to 6 national networks of community-based organizations.
In 2012, CTG added the Small Communities Program. More than $70 million went to 40 neighborhoods, school districts, villages, towns, cities, and counties with fewer than 500,000 people. These grants helped smaller communities make lasting changes to reduce health gaps and expand services to prevent and manage chronic diseases. Also in 2012, CTG implemented the National Dissemination and Support Initiative. This initiative helped support, disseminate and amplify the evidence-based strategies of the CTG program in communities nationwide, including rural and frontier areas and in those areas with health disparities.
The 61 awardees received one of two types of awards:
- CDC gave Implementation awards to 35 communities to use proven programs and strategies to improve their community’s health and wellness.
- CDC gave Capacity-Building awards to 26 communities to build skills and systems to support community health efforts and ensure long-term success.
Implementation Awardees by State
|Tribes and Territories||Award Amount|
|Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians (Michigan)||$500,000||$500,000|
|Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium||$499,588||$499,588|
Capacity-Building Awardees by State
|State||Capacity-Building States and Communities||Award Amount|
|California||County of Kern, Public Health Services Department||$416,577||$416,577|
|Fresno County Department of Public Health||$499,695||$499,695|
|Sierra Health Foundation||$499,229||$499,229|
|Stanislaus County Health Services Agency||$239,889||$239,889|
|Ventura County Public Health||$481,036||$481,036|
|Connecticut||Connecticut Department of Public Health||$493,891||$493,891|
|Georgia||Cobb Public Health||$499,000||$499,000|
|Kentucky||Unlawful Narcotics Investigation Treatment Education, Inc. (UNITE)||$500,000||$500,000|
|Louisiana||Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals||$500,000||$500,000|
|Michigan||Spectrum Health Hospitals||$333,321||$333,321|
|Mississippi||My Brother’s Keeper, Inc.||$500,000||$500,000|
|New Jersey||New Jersey Prevention Network||$500,000||$500,000|
|New Mexico||Bernalillo County Office of Environmental Health||$497,353||$497,353|
|North Dakota||North Dakota Department of Health||$370,684||$370,684|
|Ohio||Austen BioInnovation Institute||$500,000||$500,000|
|Public Health-Dayton and Montgomery County||$180,246||$180,246|
|Pennsylvania||Lancaster General Health||$233,577||$233,577|
|Texas||Houston Department of Health and Human Services||$500,000||$500,000|
|Utah||Utah Department of Health||$499,366||$499,366|
|Virginia||Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services||$499,559||$499,559|
- Page last reviewed: March 7, 2017
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