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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.

August 26 Webinar: Coaching Your Community’s Journey Toward Health

Category: CHNA/HIP Resources

Date posted: Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:58 CDT

On August 26, learn from communities that are working to build a Culture of Health.

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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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Prevention Institute Offers Tips to Help Applicants Submit Strong Proposals

Category: Grant WRITING Resources

Date posted: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:58 CDT

The Prevention Institute has put together a checklist outlining key elements and strategies to further leverage the focus on community-clinical linkages in recent federal funding opportunity announcements.

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Q&A: Leading Health Indicators with HHS Leader Howard Koh (Video)

Category: Community Public Health Practitioner Resources

Date posted: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:50 CDT

Howard Koh, MD, MPH, Assistant Secretary for Health at HHS, sat down with APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, this past March to talk about the Leading Health Indicators and how communities can use them to improve health.

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Grant Writing Manual

Category: Grant WRITING Resources

Date posted: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:34 CDT

The National Rural Health Resource Center's Technical Assistance and Services Center (TASC) has developed a federal grant writing manual. It was developed specifically to help grant applicants prepare for and write a federal grant proposal.

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New AHRQ National Healthcare Disparities Report

Category: Grant DATA Resources

Date posted: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:26 CDT

The HHS Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) released a new National Healthcare Disparities Report.

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The American Lung Association's 15th Annual State of the Air Report

Category: CHNA/HIP Resources

Date posted: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:18 CDT

The American Lung Association released its 15th Annual State of the Air Report that grades air quality across the U.S.

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Healthy Iowans: Iowa’s Health Improvement Plan 2012-2016, 2014 Revisions

Category: CHNA/HIP Resources

Date posted: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:10 CDT

Healthy Iowans: Iowa’s Health Improvement Plan 2012-2016, 2014 Revisions is posted on the IDPH website.

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New NACCHO Website for the National Profile of Local Health Departments

Category: Community Public Health Practitioner Resources

Date posted: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:05 CDT

The National Association of County and City Health Officials has launched a new website for the National Profile of Local Health Departments (Profile) study.

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Free Alzheimer's Educational Materials

Category: CHNA/HIP Resources

Date posted: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:00 CDT

The Alzheimer’s Association has developed a brochure, Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters, which can be very useful to professionals and caregivers in identifying a list of typical age-related changes and early signs of Alzheimer’s.

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Public Health Accreditation: National and Iowa Perspectives Webinar Recording Available

Category: Training Opportunities

Date posted: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:55 CDT

Materials and a recording of the webinar "Public Health Accreditation: National and Iowa Perspectives" hosted by the Iowa Public Health Association (IPHA) are available.

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Voices for Healthy Kids Toolkits Available

Category: CHNA/HIP Resources

Date posted: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:38 CDT

These toolkits are designed to help coalitions educate their communities on ways to make the vision of Voices for Healthy Kids a reality. Request the toolkit materials today—in print or downloadable form!

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Childhood Obesity Prevention Strategies for Rural Communities Toolkit

Category: Community Public Health Practitioner Resources

Date posted: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:30 CDT

The "Childhood Obesity Prevention Strategies for Rural Communities" toolkit is a new resource for local public health agencies concerned with childhood overweight/obesity.

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CDC Community Health Online Resource Center

Category: CHNA/HIP Resources

Date posted: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:23 CDT

How do you move a program from a project to a policy and environmental change? Check out the Community Health Online Resource Center, a new CDC addition to help you make that move.

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