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Cross-jurisdictional Systems Improvement Partnership Technical Assistance Opportunity

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Association of County and City Health Officials, National Indian Health Board
Dec 6, 2019

For state health departments:
Heidi Westermann

For local health departments:
Peter Holtgrave

For Tribal entities:
Sarah Price


This program provides technical assistance designed to strengthen cross-jurisdictional partnerships among local, tribal, and state health entities to develop and implement a shared action plan toward public health systems improvement.

The program goals are performance improvement, innovation in response to systems challenges, and progress toward meeting national public health standards among local, tribal, and state health departments. Challenges may include, but are not limited to:

  • Rural coordination
  • Infrastructure and shared services
  • Capacity development
  • Enforcement of public health laws
  • Alignment of assessments and plans

Eligible participants are partnerships that have a shared commitment from at least one Tribal, one local, and one state health department to collaborate on a joint public health systems improvement project.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

Technical assistance will include:

  • Support for the partnership to develop a joint action plan to accomplish public health systems improvement activities to advance a regionally identified project
  • Virtual training tailored to cohort needs, gaps, or opportunities identified within the area of focus
  • Travel to an in-person workshop with regional and national partners
  • Technical assistance from national subject matter experts on performance improvement, including partnership development, quality improvement, and/or PHAB accreditation in the region's identified area of focus

The project period is January to July, 2020.

Application process

A link to the online application is at the bottom of the program website.

Tagged as
Accreditation · American Indian or Alaska Native · Healthcare quality · Needs assessment methods and resources · Networking and collaboration · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Public health

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