The grants are open to all areas of public health, with the Surgeon General’s Priorities of special interest. These include Opioids and Addiction, Tobacco, Community Health and Economic Prosperity, Oral Health, and Emerging Public Health Threats.
Additionally, organizations with projects that focus on stopping the spread of health misinformation, in support of the Surgeon General’s latest advisory, are strongly encouraged to apply.
Proposed projects should have a strong disease and/or injury prevention component that impacts the health of a community by promoting wellness, early detection, and early interventions. Funds are not intended for clinical care or patient treatment.