Now Available: New Funding Opportunity for Local Health Department Accreditation Preparation Support

With funding from the CDC’s Office for State, Tribal, Local, & Territorial Support, NACCHO is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for local health departments (LHDs) to engage in accreditation readiness activities. The 2014–2015 Accreditation Support Initiative (ASI) awards are intended to stimulate quality improvement and promote LHD readiness to seek voluntary national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board.

Application requirements and full details about the ASI opportunity are provided in the Request for Applications (RFA) and the Application Document. Applications, via the online submission form, are due by 5 PM ET on Friday, 9/12/14. Access the RFA and Application Document at:

NACCHO and CDC will host an optional web-conference on Tuesday, 8/26/14 from 2 – 3 PM ET (Web & Audio:; Audio: Dial 1-800-769-9015) to walk through the RFA and application.

As detailed in the RFA, NACCHO strongly encourages applicants to review its standard contract language prior to completing the application. Modifications to the terms will not be made for selected sites.

Questions about this opportunity can be directed to


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