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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.

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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Sept. 19 Webinar: The Power of Communication: Empowering and Engaging Patients as Partners

Category: Community Public Health Practitioner Resources

Date posted: Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:34 CDT

The Power of Communication: Empowering and Engaging Patients as Partners in Managing Care Decisions will be held on September 19.

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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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Sept. 18 Webinar: Recovery Oriented Systems of Care

Category: Community Public Health Practitioner Resources

Date posted: Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:24 CDT

Join the 2014 Webinar Series Improving the Mental and Emotional Well-Being of Communities through the National Prevention Strategy presented by Region VIII Federal Partners for a discussion on Recovery Oriented Systems of Care.

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Sept. 18 Webinar: How to Secure Funding from Foundations

Category: Grant WRITING Resources

Date posted: Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:17 CDT

Foundations are mysterious institutions to those not familiar with them. In this webinar, Judith Margolin demystifies the process of securing foundation funding.

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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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New Data Available on the State Data Center Website: County-to-County Migration Flows Tables

Category: Grant DATA Resources

Date posted: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:58 CDT

The County-to-County Migration Flows Tables, which use data collected by the American Community Survey between 2007 and 2011, show how many Iowa residents move from one specific county to another during the course of a year.

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Save the Date: 15th Annual Iowa Public Health Practice Colloquium

Category: Training Opportunities

Date posted: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:46 CDT

The 15th Annual Iowa Public Health Practice Colloquium: Putting Together the Pieces: Leveraging Your Assets for Performance Improvement will be held on October 7, 2014 in Iowa City.

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Save The Date: Rebalancing Healthcare in the Heartland 7

Category: Training Opportunities

Date posted: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:37 CDT

Rebalancing Healthcare in the Heartland 7: Fulfilling the Promise of Health Care Innovation will be held on November 20, 2014 at the Embassy Suites in downtown Des Moines.

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