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HHS grants support community wellness

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

The Communities Putting Prevention to Work initiative, introduced by the Department of Health and Human Services March 5, offers $10 million in grant funding for communities to improve nutrition and reduce smoking and obesity. National nonprofit organizations selected for CPPW will encourage preventive health and wellness in communities through cooperative agreements, HHS said. The program is funded by the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009 (1"The Tan Sheet" March 16, 2009, In Brief). Organizations have until April 19 to apply

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