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CDC funds all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and communities to advance the nation’s chronic disease prevention and health promotion efforts. This site provides information about funding and grantee programs working to increase healthy eating and active living and prevent adult and childhood obesity.

U.S. mapFunding by State

The Division’s three grantee awards support states, large and small cities and counties, tribal organizations, universities, and community and healthcare organizations.

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State Public Health Actions (1305)

This award funds statewide initiatives to prevent, manage, and reduce chronic diseases—including childhood and adult obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.

A person stepping on a scaleHigh Obesity

This award funds land grant colleges and universities to work with cooperative extension and outreach services in states with counties that have more than 40% prevalence of adult obesity.

REACH logoRacial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH)

REACH is a national to reduce racial and ethnic health disparities through local, culturally appropriate programs among African Americans, American Indians, Hispanics/Latinos, Asian Americans, Alaska Natives, and Pacific Islanders.