This may be of interest. Note that HIAs on transportation and land use,
among other areas, are called out.
*Now Accepting Applications for HIAs at Local Health Departments*
Through support from the CDC’s Healthy Community Design Initiative, NACCHO
is currently accepting applications for health impact assessments (HIA) led
by local health departments (LHDs). Selected LHDs will receive funding and
support to complete an HIA on a transportation, land use, community design,
parks and recreation, or energy policy, plan, program, or project.
*Applications are due Friday, August 22, 2014 by 5:00 PM EDT.*
For more information and to download a copy of the funding announcement:
*Details:* approximately 3 awards of up to $15,000 each will be awarded to
LHDs to engage in activities that will lead to the completion of an HIA
during the project period, September 2014 - June 2015. Selected LHDs may
have access to an HIA mentor for additional support and technical
Informational call about the RFA will be held Tuesday, August 5, 2014 from
1:00 - 2:00 EDT
An optional teleconference call for interested applicants will be held to
review the application and answer any questions. The call will be recorded
and posted to the website listed above afterwards. Please register for the
call here: https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/s/registrations/new?cid=xxgdyk7gjx1h
Please contact healthycommdesign(a)naccho.org with any questions.