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