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Funding is available for both rural (including community-based organizations, located within NYS, serving Nation members living on or off Nation territory) and non-rural organizations. Funding amount is up to $250,000 per organization. The funding must be used to support a community wellness project which applicant will describe when applying. This is a one-time funding opportunity. Organizations must choose either Chronic Disease Management OR Social Determinants of Health as their focus area and describe the work they can accomplish with the funding amount. Applicants can apply for more than one award in different focus areas or regions but only one award can be made per organization. Funding must be used by March 31, 2024.

Applicant organizations must propose to partner with a grassroots organization in their community catchment area whose work aligns with the applicant’s proposed project. At least $75,000 of the $250,000 must be allocated to the partner grassroot organization to assist in reaching individuals in the focus population for the proposed community wellness project.  To apply for this opportunity, please visit

Key Dates:

RFA Release Date:                                                  Friday, April 21, 2023
Questions Due:                                                      Friday, May 12, 2023, by 11:59 PM
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Updates Posted:                                                    Friday, May 19, 2023
Applications Due:                                                   Friday, June 16, 2023, by 11:59 PM

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RFA – CCH- 2023-02 – Large Wellness Program (PDF)

Application Guide for Large Wellness Program (PDF)
HRI Expenditure Base Budget Summary Form (XLSX)
Budget Form Instructions (PDF)

RFA CCH Large Wellness Questions and Answers (PDF)