State and Local Programs
CDC funds states, universities, 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.
Data on obesity, nutrition, physical activity, and breastfeeding.
Improve overall health, quality or life, and reduce health costs
Implementing evidence-based strategies
Access to healthier foods and places for physical activity
Local, culturally appropriate programs to address health issues
Funding by State
Three awards support states, large and small cities and counties, tribal organizations, universities, and community and healthcare organizations.
State Physical Activity and Nutrition Program
Initiatives implement evidence-based strategies at state and local levels to improve nutrition and physical activity.
High Obesity Program
Land grant universities work with community extension services in states with counties where more than 40% of adults have obesity.
Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH)
National program reduces racial and ethnic health disparities through local, culturally appropriate programs among persons who are Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Asian, American Indian, or natives of Hawaii, other Pacific Islands, and Alaska.
Funds Available for Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Planning
See availability of funds to develop multisector action plans that address the social determinants of health (SDOH).
Strategies that support healthy eating, physical activity, and breastfeeding in child care, health care, school, worksite, and community-wide settings.
Resources with information and strategies to help communities, programs, and initiatives work to remove barriers to health and achieve health equity.
Scientific reports, articles, guidelines, training, and tools by topic.
These highlights focus on grantees’ efforts to implement strategies that encourage healthy eating, increased physical activity, and breastfeeding.