FY 2014 Distribution of PPHF Funds

The following table reflects the planned use of Prevention and Public Health Fund resources in fiscal year 2014. The table includes the name of the agency receiving funds, the activity to be supported, and the program or activity funding level. In FY 2014, the funding level reflects the required reduction from the mandatory sequester pursuant to the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act, as amended.

The effective date of the transfer of funds from the Prevention and Public Health Fund to the Agencies listed below is February 25, 2014.

(Dollars in Millions)
Agency Activity or Program Allocation Planned Uses of Funds
ACL Alzheimer's Disease Prevention Education and Outreach 14.700 To continue an education campaign for people caring for someone with Alzheimer's or dementia and to operate and update the alzheimers.gov website.  To fund new grants to states that expand specialized services and supports targeting certain categories of individuals living with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders.
ACL Chronic Disease Self-Management Program 8.000 To award continuation grants to selected states and a resource center to help older adults and adults with disabilities cope with their chronic conditions by providing access to evidence-based chronic disease self-management programs, and also to assist state grantees in developing sustainability plans to continue providing these programs after the grant period ends.
ACL Falls Prevention 5.000 To award competitive grants to implement and disseminate evidence-based community programs/strategies that have been proven to reduce the incidence of falls for older adults, tribal elders, and adults with disabilities, and establish a resource center to promote the importance of falls prevention strategies and promote public education about the risks of falls and ways to prevent them.
AHRQ Clinical Preventive Services Task Force 7.000 To maximize the quality and effectiveness of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force by providing scientific, technical, and administrative support.
CDC Breastfeeding Promotion and Support 8.000 To fund community initiatives to support breastfeeding mothers and support hospitals in promoting breastfeeding.
CDC Cancer Prevention and Control 104.000 To support the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program which provides breast cancer screening, outreach, and case management services for qualified individuals through state, territorial, and tribal Health organizations.
CDC Diabetes Prevention State Grants 73.000 To implement improved and enhanced diabetes prevention and control strategies within state and local organizations that address primary prevention and support the National Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle change intervention.
CDC Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC/EIP) 40.000 To enhance the ability of state, local, and territorial grantee capacity for detecting and responding to infectious diseases and other public health threats.
CDC State Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) Prevention 12.000 To strengthen public health infrastructure for HAI activities related to monitoring, response, and prevention across all health care settings and to accelerate electronic reporting to detect HAIs at the state level.
CDC Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention State Grants 73.000 To implement improved and enhanced heart disease and stroke prevention efforts.
CDC Million Hearts Program 4.000 To improve cardiovascular disease and stroke prevention by promoting medication management and adherence strategies and improving the ability to track blood pressure and cholesterol controls.
CDC Healthy Weight Task Force Activities 4.000 To meet the national Preventing Childhood Obesity (2nd Ed.) standards in several states/territories/tribes resulting in improved obesity prevention practices in early childcare and education facilities and equitable access to early childcare and education services.
CDC Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (NPAO) 35.000 To reduce obesity and obesity-related diseases through state programs, research, surveillance, training, intervention development and evaluation, leadership, policy and environmental change, communication and social marketing, and partnership development.
CDC Tobacco Use Prevention 105.000 To raise awareness and shift key attitudes and beliefs about the harms of tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke in areas of the country with some of the highest rates of tobacco use prevalence.
CDC Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grants 160.000 To support programs that focus on the leading causes of death and disability and the ability to respond rapidly to emerging health issues, including outbreaks of foodborne infections and waterborne diseases.
CDC Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) 30.000 To improve linkages between the health care system and minority communities with unique social, economic, and cultural circumstances; and change the chronic disease conditions and risk factors in local communities.
CDC Immunization 160.300 To improve the public health immunization infrastructure in order to maintain and increase vaccine coverage among children, adolescents, and adults.
CDC Lead Poisoning Prevention 13.000 To support and enhance surveillance capacity at the state and city level to prevent and, ultimately, eliminate childhood lead poisoning.
CDC Workplace Wellness 10.000 To improve the health of employees and organizations through the application of science-based programs, policies, and practices that address chronic disease prevention and health promotion in the workplace.
SAMHSA Suicide Prevention 12.000 To support the National Strategy on Suicide Prevention, Garrett Lee Smith State/Tribal grants, Garrett Lee Smith Campus grant programs, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline program, and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center grant.
SAMHSA Access to Recovery 50.000 To help people achieve long-term, lasting recovery from substance use problems and disorders and/or assist individuals who need help maintaining their recovery.
Total   $928.000  

Content created by Immediate Office of the Secretary (IOS)
Content last reviewed on April 30, 2015