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City-Wide Community Health Needs Assessment

Grant to Conduct a Health Survey
for an Eligible Washington, D.C. Entity

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The District of Columbia Healthy Communities Collaborative (DCHCC)

Deadline Date:

05/14/12 5:00 PM EST


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A grant will be awarded to an eligible organization to provide an assessment of the health care needs of Washington D.C. residents. This assessment will be used to provide hospitals and clinics with the information they require in order to provide services in alignment with community needs and eliminate health care inequity. The city-wide assessment will include an overview of the target population; indicators and benchmarks of the current health status in Washington, DC; incorporation of secondary quantitative data sources; specifically data reported within the DC-HCN web portal; incorporation of qualitative data to reflect community perspectives; stratification of data, when possible by, age, sex, gender, race, ethnicity, and ward; strengths and limitations of analysis plan; and policy recommendations.

The CHNA should be based on:
• Synthesis of secondary data sources (such as vital statistic reports, Census data, and health behavior surveys) as provided in the DC-HCN portal; and,
• Original information gathered with qualitative techniques to reflect community perspectives.
The grantee is encouraged to propose additional secondary sources of data that can inform a comprehensive assessment of community health needs and resources.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 128327

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Term of Contract:

July 9, 2012 - June 10, 2013


  • Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government
  • See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Public institutions
Non-profit private institutions
Academic entities
Units of local or State government

Pre-proposal Conference:

April 10, 2012, 12 PM
2233 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 317, Washington, DC 20007

This RFP informational session is NOT limited to applicants who submit a letter of intent.*
*Confirmed by agency.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for the requested letter of intent is Friday, April 6, 2012, by 5pm EST. A letter of intent is not required to submit an application.*

Applicants are encouraged to submit written questions prior to the informational session. Applicants may submit questions to the RFP Contact Person, Chaya Merrill, via e-mail at by April 23, 2012 at 5pm. All questions will be answered within 48 hours of receipt.

*Confirmed by agency.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Dr. Chaya Merrill

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Washington, DC