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High Obesity Program

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.319
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Jul 9, 2018

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Claire Heiser

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Keisha Thompson


Programs to Reduce Obesity in High Obesity Areas grants will award funds to land grant colleges and universities for projects that will work to improve physical activity and nutrition; reduce obesity; and prevent and control diabetes, heart disease, and stroke in areas where adult obesity rates are above 40%.


Eligible applicants are land grant colleges and universities that propose to conduct projects in counties that have an adult obesity rate over 40%. The counties are listed in the Revised Full Announcement attached on the related documents tab of

Geographic coverage
Available to serve specific counties in 17 states.
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $1,200,000 per year
Average award: $800,000 per year
Award floor: $500,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 14
Estimated total program funding: $11,200,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application are available through

Tagged as
Cardiovascular disease · Diabetes · Food security and nutrition · Obesity and weight control · Physical activity · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Alabama · Arkansas · Georgia · Kentucky · Louisiana · Mississippi · Missouri · Nebraska · North Dakota · Oklahoma · South Carolina · South Dakota · Tennessee · Texas · Virginia · West Virginia · Wisconsin

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