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Increasing the Body of Knowledge for Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing in Public Health: Small Grants Program

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Center for Sharing Public Health Services
Aug 16, 2019

The Small Grants Program offers grants for organizations that wish to explore, plan, implement, or improve specific aspects of cross-jurisdictional sharing in public health.

Proposals must fall into one of three categories:

  1. Cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) initiatives aimed to explore, plan, implement, or improve a specific CJS arrangement in public health practice
  2. Projects that encourage or demonstrate on a small scale the use of CJS as a systems change tool for public health service delivery
  3. Research projects that will add to the body of evidence for public health CJS

Applications that target at least one of the priority areas will be given preference.

  • Addressing social determinants of health through CJS
  • CJS to implement foundational public health services, cultivate the role of chief health strategist, or address other aspects of Public Health 3.0
  • CJS to improve collaboration among state or local health departments and Tribal public health agencies or military public health agencies
  • CJS to improve collaboration between or among state health departments
  • Implementation of a community health improvement plan developed through a CJS arrangement
  • Measuring the impact of a specific CJS arrangement

Eligible applicants include:

  • State and local government public health agencies
  • Military public health departments
  • American Indian/Alaska Native tribes and tribal entities recognized by the U.S. federal government or by a state
  • Nonprofit organizations that are tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $10,000 for a project period of up to 8 months.

In addition to funding, Center staff will provide technical assistance tailored to each grantee's needs.

Application process

Links to application instructions and the application template are available on the program website.

Email the completed application to

Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Networking and collaboration · Public health · Social determinants of health

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