A Healthier Georgia: Health Opportunity Pilot Communities
A Healthier Georgia: Innovating Together to Achieve Health, Well-Being, and Equity Through Community-Led Initiatives
The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University has issued an RFP for Health Opportunity Pilot Communities through A Healthier Georgia. A Healthier Georgia aims to create and provide opportunities to partner and innovate to achieve health, well-being, and equity through initiatives centered in and led by communities by supporting health opportunity pilot communities in Georgia to strengthen community capacity to advance health equity and well-being. This is a funding opportunity, supported by the Georgia Department of Public Health through funding from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, is being coordinated by the Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University.
Through this request for proposals, GHPC seeks to identify and partner with four geographically diverse community-based collaboratives (health opportunity pilot communities) working to improve the health and well-being of their community. This request for proposals is also intended to help support on-going COVID-19 response and recovery, and reduce the health, social, and economic impacts, especially for communities and populations hardest hit by the pandemic.
Types of entities eligible to apply include: all domestic nonprofit entities registered in Georgia as a 501(c)(3) entity, with demonstrated experience serving, or the capacity to serve underserved communities. These include, but are not limited to, faith-based, community-based, tribes, and tribal organizations. Please note that for profit organizations are not eligible to be a lead applicant, unless applying as the registered fiscal agent for an eligible 501(c)(3) applicant. However, eligible 501(c)(3) applicants are encouraged to include any for profit organizations as partners in their proposals and work.