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Grants to California nonprofit community-based organizations to benefit communities throughout the state that have been disproportionately impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to support work addressing priority populations that are experiencing racial, ethnic, and other disparities related to COVID-19 and associated chronic conditions.
The Office of Health Equity within the California Department of Public Health and The Center are partnering in the California Equitable Recovery Initiative (CERI) to support community-based organizations across California that are led by and serve communities facing inequities in COVID-19 infection and impacts.
This RFA seeks to advance the State’s work to close racial, ethnic, and other disparities related to COVID-19 and to ensure an equitable recovery and resilience building These are funding guidelines that are intended to be broad-based to address equitable recovery and resilience building.
The funding opportunity is intended to benefit priority communities that have been impacted by COVID-19. For a list of priority populations, see https://www.shfcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/CERI_RFA_October_2022_Updated_102522.pdf#page=3.
Example activities include, but are not limited to, the following: development and maintenance of strategic partnerships, development of recovery and resiliency community plans, community capacity building, community organizing, civic engagement, and (non-legislative) advocacy and policy change. For additional examples, see https://www.shfcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/CERI_RFA_October_2022_Updated_102522.pdf
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Grants will cover activities for the anticipated funding time period: early 2023 – May 31, 2024.