11 July 2013

US HIA call for proposals

NNPHI call for proposals

The National Network of Public Health Institutes has announced a call for proposals. It will award grants to up to two public health institute members to conduct health impact assessments, or HIAs. The support will include training, technical assistance, and travel to the national HIA meeting. NNPHI members who have completed at least one HIA are eligible.

Please read the call for proposals. For more information, see the health in all policies page of the NNPHI website.

Key Dates
  • Wednesday, July 10, 1 p.m. EDT—Information session. Please register.
  • Thursday, July 25—Proposals due to NNPHI.

NACCHO request for applications - Mentors and mentees

The National Association of County and City Health Officials is working to increase the use of HIAs among local health departments by providing peer-to-peer assistance and intensive technical support through a mentorship program. NACCHO is seeking applicants for:
  • Mentors experienced in conducting HIAs. Those selected will receive stipends for their time.
  • Mentees new to the HIA process. Those selected will receive assistance and technical support.
Mentors and mentees will be paired according to technical assistance needs. All interested and eligible local health departments and individuals are encouraged to apply. To read the request for applications, please visit http://www.naccho.org/topics/environmental/landuseplanning/index.cfm.

Key Dates
  • Tuesday, July 16, noon EDT—Information session. Please register.
  • Friday, Aug. 9, 8 p.m. EDT—Mentor applications due.
  • Friday, Aug. 16, 8 p.m. EDT—Mentee applications due.

via Health Impact Project