The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is issuing a Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit proposals for a contract with up to eight cities, non-profit organizations, and/or school districts in Los Angeles County to develop and implement one or more strategies that will create an environment where it is convenient, safe and easy for community members to eat healthfully and participate in physical activity every day. Proposers may pursue a variety of strategies including, but not limited to, active transportation plans; zoning and permitting for healthy foods; and safe routes to school plans.
Selected Proposers will receive up to $125,000 per year for approximately four years. AMandatory Intent to Apply Form is due July 30, 2012 by 3:30 PM (PST). Proposals are due by August 30th by 3:30 PM (PST).
This grant program is made possible by an award received by the Department of Public Health from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as part of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Community Transformation Grants initiative.
Further information can be obtained under the “Open Solicitations for Public Health” section on the following website: http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/cg
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