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Community Characteristics Associated with Geographic Disparities in Diabetes and Cardiometabolic Health

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.068
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 13, 2017
Application: Feb 14, 2017

Program contact:
Michael A. Brown

Peer review contact:
Jaya Raman, Ph.D

Financial/grants management contact:
LaKasa C. Wyatt


This program provides grants for the examination of county-level disparities in type 2 diabetes and cardiometabolic conditions to enhance understanding of disease determinants, including environmental or socioeconomic circumstances that contribute to diabetes geographic disparities.

There two components:

  • Component A supports applications aimed at examination of county-level disparities. Proposed research should focus on counties or comparable jurisdictions in the U.S. characterized as having a high or low prevalence or incidence of type 2 diabetes and cardiometabolic conditions.
  • Component B solicits applications for a study coordinating center to provide logistics, data management, and analysis support to Component A projects.

Eligible applicants include:

  • Local governments, such as state, county, city, township, or special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public, state controlled, and private institutions of higher education, including Hispanic-serving institutions, historically black colleges and universities, tribally controlled colleges and universities, and Alaska native and native Hawaiian serving institutions
  • Federally recognized Native American tribal governments and other than federally recognized tribal organizations
  • Public housing authorities and Indian housing authorities
  • Nonprofits organizations with or without 501(c)(3) status
  • For-profit organizations and small businesses
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

For Component A:
Award ceiling: $800,000
Award floor: $400,000
Expected number of awards: 4
Project period: 5 years
Estimated total program funding: $20,000,000

For Component B:
A single grant up to $4,000,000

Application process

Links to the program guidance and online application procedures are available on

Applicants are strongly encouraged, but not required, to submit a letter of intent by January 13, 2017. Mail the letter to:

Michael A. Brown
Scientific Program Official
Extramural Research Program Operations and Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, NE
Mailstop F-80
Atlanta, GA 30342

Tagged as
Cardiovascular disease · Diabetes · Health disparities · Research methods and resources

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