CDC State Public Health Grant

This page is for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) State Public Health Actions to Prevent and Control Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity and Associated Risk Factors and Promote School Health

Congratulations to the State Departments of Health that were awarded the CDC's funding to help prevent chronic diseases! SPARK can help you meet the goals of this funding opportunity and build environmental and behavioral change that works and lasts.

SPARK Alignment to the CDC Funding Outcomes:

Of the four activities and strategies outlined, SPARK has a role to enhance domain 2) Environmental approaches that promote health and support and reinforce healthful behaviors.

Click Here to download a detailed document that will explain how you can use SPARK to align with the goals of this domain. This document also shows SPARK alignment to CDC’s "Long-Term Measures for Addressing Physical Activity and Nutrition" and CDC Prevention Outcomes.

Working towards comprehensive environmental and behavioral change is what we do best!

Click Here for more information on why your State Department of Health should partner with SPARK.

Next Steps:
  • Click Here to view the CDC funding guidelines and resources.
  • Go to and search funding number CDC-RFA-DP13-1305 to view and download the full funding announcement.
  • Contact SPARK (800-283-5700 or We'll ask you a few questions, learn about your current program, and listen to your vision for creating a healthier community. Together, we'll create a program that will work and be sustainable.