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LPH Grant Space is a one stop shop for community public health practitioners to find information about local public health grants and grant related topics. LPH Grant Space provides information and resources that are specifically selected to support local public health in Iowa. The space offers tools, skills and resources to assist local public health agencies in finding new grant opportunities, successfully securing grant funding, and sustaining essential public health services.

The following list includes all items that have been posted within the last two months.

NACCHO's Health and Disability Program Supports Local Health Department Inclusion Efforts

Category: CHNA/HIP Resources

Date posted: Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:25 CDT

The CDC is currently highlighting the need for whole community inclusion in preparedness planning during National Preparedness Month, which runs through September.

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October 15 Webinar: What IS Your Problem? Writing a Compelling Statement of Need

Category: Grant WRITING Resources

Date posted: Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:07 CDT

Join this webinar on October 15 to learn about Writing a Compelling Statement of Need in grant applications.

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October 9 Webinar: Collaborative Grantseeking

Category: Grant MINING Resources

Date posted: Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:02 CDT

Join this webinar on October 9 to learn about Collaborative Grantseeking and Five Secrets for Success When Partnerships Are Required.

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ASTHO Releases Issue Brief on Community Health Improvement

Category: CHNA/HIP Resources

Date posted: Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:47 CDT

ASTHO recently released an issue brief discussing the challenges and successes of ACA-required community health needs assessments and population health improvement.

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Community Prevention Success Story – Community Connectors: The Missing Link

Category: Community Public Health Practitioner Resources

Date posted: Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:38 CDT

The story features Molina Healthcare, Inc.'s work in New Mexico with Community Connectors, "liaisons between patients and clinicians that take a personal approach to assessing needs and assisting the treatment team with coordinating members care.

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Sexual Health Education Toolkit

Category: CHNA/HIP Resources

Date posted: Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:26 CDT

A new toolkit has been developed by the Sexual Health Alliance of Linn & Johnson Counties. The Sexual Health Education Toolkit contains videos, community resources, lesson plans, and fact sheets to promote wellness.

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Active Living By Design Shares New Resources

Category: Community Public Health Practitioner Resources

Date posted: Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:38 CDT

Active Living By Design has released three new resources for the healthy communities field, sharing lessons learned from their work with more than 160 community coalitions and dozens of funders, including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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Health Equity Resource Tool Kit

Category: Community Public Health Practitioner Resources

Date posted: Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:29 CDT

The tool kit helps public health practitioners take a systematic approach to program planning by using a health equity focus. It provides a six-step process for planning, implementing, and evaluating strategies to address obesity disparities.

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Updated Women’s Health and Mortality Chartbook

Category: Grant DATA Resources

Date posted: Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:50 CDT

The U.S. DHHS, Office on Women's Health recently updated the Women’s Health and Mortality Chartbook on the Quick Health Data Online website. For a look at critical women’s health issues, you can search and download new state reports.

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CDC Web Portal for Health System Transformation

Category: Community Public Health Practitioner Resources

Date posted: Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:46 CDT

CDC's Office for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support (OSTLTS) has launched a new web portal, Health System Transformation and Improvement Resources for Health Departments.

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AARP Releases Public Health and Age-Friendly Communities Issue Brief

Category: Community Public Health Practitioner Resources

Date posted: Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:29 CDT

AARP released an issue brief that explores how state and local public health departments can partner with AARP's Network of Age-Friendly Communities, which promote well-designed, livable communities for all ages.

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New Community Guide Toolbox Now Available Online

Category: Community Public Health Practitioner Resources

Date posted: Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:13 CDT

A new toolbox is available to help public health practitioners and community-based organizations apply evidence-based intervention strategies from the Community Preventive Services Task Force.

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Feeding America Annual Map the Meal Gap Report

Category: Community Public Health Practitioner Resources

Date posted: Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:09 CDT

Feeding America has released its annual Map the Meal Gap report with state, county, and congressional district data on overall and child food insecurity rates.

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Asthma Awareness Toolkit

Category: Community Public Health Practitioner Resources

Date posted: Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:03 CDT

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has produced an Asthma Awareness Toolkit which includes key messages, videos and audio podcasts, sample social media and a personal asthma action plan builder.

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Grant Writing Process: Post-Submission Tips

Category: Grant WRITING Resources

Date posted: Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:54 CDT

The Grant Advisors offers a list of ten tips on what to do once a grant has been submitted.

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