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Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.304
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Apr 11, 2023

For programmatic or technical questions:
Laura Kettel Khan

For grants management or budget questions:
Pamela Render


The Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program will award grants for projects designed to improve health, prevent chronic diseases, and reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic populations with the highest risk, or burden, of chronic disease, specifically for African Americans/Blacks, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islanders, American Indians, and Alaska Natives.

The program has 2 components.

  • Component A (required): Applicants must propose work in three strategy areas, which include nutrition, physical activity plus one from the following options:
    • Continuity of care in breastfeeding support
    • Supporting national standards related to nutrition, physical activity, and breastfeeding in early care and education (ECE) programs
    • Supporting implementation of family healthy weight programs
    • Tobacco prevention and control policies
  • Component B (optional): Adult Vaccinations - As an optional component, applicants may propose work that focuses on flu, COVID-19, and other adult vaccination programs.

Eligible applicants include:

  • Higher education institutions
    • Public/state controlled institutions
    • Private institutions
  • Nonprofit organizations
    • With 501(c)(3) status
    • Without 501(c)(3) status
    • Native American tribal organizations
  • Governments
    • State
    • County
    • City or township
    • Special districts
    • Federally recognized and state recognized Indian/Native American tribal governments
    • Eligible agencies of the federal government
    • Territorial governments or their bona fide agents
  • Other
    • Independent school districts
    • Public housing authorities
    • Indian housing authorities
    • For-profit organizations and small businesses

Successful applicants will:

  • Have a history of successfully working with an established coalition that addresses health or other disparities
  • Select strategies that address the health disparities in the community based on a health needs assessment process
  • Have organizational capacity to implement locally tailored evidence-based and practice-based strategies
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $1,500,000 per year
Approximate average award: $1,112,000 per year
Award floor: $500,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 41
Estimated total program funding: $228,000,000

Application process

Links to the application and full announcement are available through The application instructions will be found on the related documents tab.

Tagged as
Access · American Indian or Alaska Native · Asian · Behavioral health · Black or African American · Cardiovascular disease · Chronic respiratory conditions · Culture and cultural competency · Diabetes · Food security and nutrition · Health disparities · Hispanic or Latino · Limited English proficient · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Obesity and weight control · Physical activity · Racial and ethnic groups · Tobacco use · Vaccination · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

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