Funding Opportunities

NNPHI seeks to build and leverage the capacity of our member institutes, as well as strengthen public health systems partners through identifying and promoting funding opportunities.  NNPHI offers direct funding opportunities (as available) for NNPHI members, as well as public health systems partners for national, state, and local public health system initiatives. NNPHI also promotes the funding opportunities of its national partners. 


September 2014
Developing an Online Training for an Integrated Pest Management Course Request for Proposals

Background Information/Seeking:  NNPHI and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seek an institute or partnership of institutes to transition an existing in-person course to an online training using effective methods of learning and instructional design for up to $325,400.  Applicants do not need to have knowledge or experience in pest management or related topics.  The project aims to include optimal instructional design elements that incorporate effective learning methods, ensuring even stronger reach, efficiency and efficacy of the training.

Important Dates:

  • October 2, 2014 (1:00 PM ET): We encourage potential applicants to register to join the Informational Webinar will be held for interested applicants.  The webinar will be recorded and available on the NNPHI Funding Opportunities webpage by October 6, 2014. 
  • October 16, 2014 (3:00 PM ET): Deadline to submit full proposal.

Project Timeline All applicants will be notified by October 27, 2014. The contract period is November 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015.

Learn More: Access the full Request for Proposals (RFP) and FAQs. Please direct questions and proposals to Liljana Johnson at 


NNPHI: Integrating THRIVE to Foster Community Resilience and Promote Health Equity

Background Information/Seeking: NNPHI and the Prevention Institute (PI) are collaborating to update the Community Tool for Health Resilience in Vulnerable Environments (THRIVE), and to implement the use of the tool with select Public Health Institutes (PHIs). THRIVE assists communities to improve health and health equity through the selection and prioritization of local determinants of health and to develop effective strategies to achieve equity and improve health and safety and reduce illness and injury.  THRIVE has been used as an assessment, planning, and strategy development tool in communities across the country. Up to 3 eligible PHIs will each receive $5000 to operationalize the THRIVE approach within their PHI and to conduct a training and advance the use of the THRIVE tool in communities within their region. In addition to the $5000 award, selected public health institutes will receive two travel stipends to attend the two-day train the trainer THRIVE workshop in Oakland, CA. Complete eligibility and selection criteria can be found in the Call for Proposals

Important Dates:

  • October 9, 2014 (3:00 PM ET): Informational Applicant Webinar. Register here for the webinar. 
  • October 17, 2014: Deadline for receipt of full proposal submitted. Submit proposals through the NNPHI proposal submission system
  • October 29, 2014: Sites notified of selection
  • December 4-5, 2014: THRIVE training at the Prevention Institute headquarters in Oakland, CA

Project Timeline:  Selected organizations will be notified October 29, 2014. The grant period begins January 2015 and continues through June 2015.

Learn More: See the Call for Proposals for additional details. For additional information, please contact Mahelet Kebede, NNPHI Program Associate, at .




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