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Cook County Public Health and Human Services releases a Request for Proposals for the 2023 Public Health Fund

May 31, 2022 02:17PM ● By Laura Durenberger

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From: Cook County Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) - May 31, 2022


Cook County Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) issues a Request for Proposals (RFP) through the Public Health Fund.  To be considered for the Public Health Fund, applicants should align their requests with goals identified through the Cook County Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan

Areas that align with these goals are:

  • Access to specialty medical services
  • Behavioral health
  • Safe and stable housing
  • Services for elders
  • Services for families with young children
  • Substance abuse

Cook County PHHS has statutory authority to contract with agencies to provide services that promote public health, safety, general welfare, security, prosperity, or contentment for the benefit of the community that serve a public purpose. Priority will be given to organizations that address equitable access to programs and services.

A subcommittee of the PHHS Advisory Council will meet to review Public Health Fund applications and provide a recommendation of funding to the Board of Commissioners. 

There will be a virtual information session on Thursday, June 7 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. to provide prospective applicants with information on the application process and a chance for applicants to ask questions about the process. The meeting link will be posted on the Cook County website: www.co.cook.mn.us or by request by emailing [email protected]. All questions received at the info session will be posted on the Public Health website. The application and a copy of the RFP can also be found on the website. 

Applications are due June 27, 2022. If you have any questions regarding this application or the funding process, please email [email protected] or call (218) 387-3620.

 

Contact:

Grace Grinager, Cook County Public Health Supervisor, [email protected], 218-387-3605

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