REACH 2023

CDC-RFA-DP-23-0014: Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH 2023)

CDC announces fiscal year 2023 funds to implement CDC-RFA-DP-23-0014: Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH 2023). This 5-year program aims to improve health, prevent chronic diseases, and reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic populations with the highest risk, or burden, of chronic disease. REACH programs work specifically among African American, Black, Hispanic, Latino, and Asian American, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, American Indian, and Alaska Native populations.

Component A is required and focuses on:

  • Food service and nutrition guidelines
  • Fruit and vegetable vouchers and produce prescriptions
  • Increasing physical activity through community design
  • Continuity of care in breastfeeding support
  • Obesity prevention standards in early care and education (ECE) programs
  • Support for family healthy weight programs
  • Tobacco prevention and control policies

Applicants must propose work in nutrition and physical activity plus another strategy for Component A. Component B is optional and focuses on flu, COVID-19, and other adult vaccination programs.

Funding is for a 5-year project period, pending the continued availability of funding.

Applications are due no later than April 11, 2023. For more details and information about applying, see

Amendment: The letter of acknowledgement from the State Chronic Disease Director is not required.

Important Dates
  • Opening Date: February 8, 2023
  • Call for Potential Applicants: February 22, 2023; 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time
  • Last Day to Submit Questions: March 31, 2023
  • Applications Due: April 11, 2023, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
  • Project Period Starts: September 30, 2023
Conference Call for Potential Applicants

On February 22, 2023, CDC hosted an informational call for potential applicants to CDC-RFA-DP-23-0014: Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH 2023).

Speakers reviewed the purpose of the funding and details for submitting applications.

See the presentation.  [PDF-1.21MB] NEW

Read a transcript of the call.  [PDF-230KB] NEW

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answers to questions about applying for funding under CDC-RFA-DP-23-0014: Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH): NOFO FAQs. The FAQs will be updated frequently throughout the application process. Questions from potential applicants should be sent to

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