Chronic Disease RFA


Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Funding Opportunities RFA# 11460
The deadline for application review is May 8, 2020 at 5 p.m. Mountain Time for Cohort 3.
Funding Opportunity Details
Request for Applications #11460 is a combined effort from multiple chronic disease prevention and management programs at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to promote and improve chronic disease and health outcomes among underserved Coloradans. This funding opportunity incorporates many of the services provided through the WISEWOMAN program, the Clinic Quality Improvement for Population Health Initiative and the Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Management program.
Funding is not currently available for the Community Outreach Strategy of Track 1: WISEWOMAN Clinical and Outreach Services. Applications for this strategy will still be accepted and held until additional funding becomes available. Application responses for the Community Outreach Strategy will not be reviewed or scored until funding becomes available. Applications WILL be reviewed and scored for other Track 1 strategies. 
Track 2: Clinical-community Linkages Health System Healthy Behavior Support Services Referral Strategy is now open to Applicants proposing to: 
  • Establish bi-directional referral relationships with any health system. Priority given to Applicants seeking to work with current Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Track 1 or Track 3 health systems. 
  • Build capacity to implement an approved healthy behavior support service. 
  • Train providers of Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Track 1 or Track 3 health systems to implement an approved healthy behavior support service.  
A webinar was held on October 10, 2019 to provide additional information about this funding opportunity. A recording of the event and presentation slides are now available. 

RFA release date                                          March 13, 2020

Current Review Period:

Deadline for submitting questions  April 20, 2020
Final answers posted     April 30, 2020
RFA due date (5 p.m. Mountain Time) May 8, 2020
Estimated contract effective date  September 30, 2020

If your organization is interested in this RFA opportunity, but has concerns with ability to meet this deadline due to COVID-19, please submit an email to

How to Apply
Applications for this funding opportunity will be submitted in their entirety using an online survey via Qualtrics. Required attachments will also be uploaded into the application survey. Instructions on using Qualtrics and a complete list of required application questions are included in the RFA track guidance documents to help Applicants prepare for submission.
Submitting Questions
Please submit all questions about the application process to Questions submitted in direct emails or phone calls to CDPHE or any CDPHE staff will not be accepted or addressed to ensure consistent information for all applicants.
Questions will be accepted through 5 p.m. Mountain Time on April 20, 2020. The Q&A document can be found here.
RFA Documents and Resources
Required RFA Attachments must be submitted with applications:

Supporting Documents

Chronic Disease Post Award Meeting, Cohort 2
The Post Award Meeting for Cohort 2 organizations, those who began Chronic Disease RFA work on September 30, 2019, is available via the videos below.
  • Meeting Agenda
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Video Recording - Though listed separately, all three recordings comprise the Post Award Meeting and will describe the program expectations and how to maximize your organization’s participation in the Chronic Disease Grants Program.
Related Program Information