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Grants to California Entities and Organizations for Programs and Projects to Address Brain Health

California Healthy Brain Initiative State and Local Public Health Partnerships to Address Dementia

GrantWatch ID# 208066
Agency: California Department of Public Health - Alzheimer's Disease Program (CDPH ADP)

Funding Source
California Department of Public Health - Alzheimer's Disease Program (CDPH ADP)
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Geographic Focus
USA: California

Important Dates
Deadline: 03/17/23 4:00 PM PST Save

Grant Description
Grants to California entities and organizations for programs and projects to address brain health. The purpose of the program is to reduce the economic and human burden related to Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Funding is intended to help meet caregiver needs, promote cognitive health, and address cognitive impairment.

The purpose of the Request for Application (RFA) is to advance cognitive health as an integral component of public health. LHJs receiving funds shall incorporate all of the following fundamental planning principles: eliminating health disparities, improving health equity, collaborating across multiple sectors, and leveraging public and private resources for sustained impact.

The CDPH ADP shall allocate funds to LHJs to carry out Goals 1 & 3 (required):

Goal 1: Monitoring data and evaluating programs to contribute to evidence-based practice.

Goal 3: Mobilizing public and private partnerships to engage local stakeholders in effective community-based interventions and best practices.

In addition, LHJs will select at least one (1) or more of the following goals:

Goal 2: Education and empowerment of the public with regard to brain health and cognitive aging.

Goal 4: Ensuring a competent workforce by strengthening the knowledge, skills, and abilities of health care professionals who deliver care and services to people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and their family caregivers.


Additional Eligibility Criteria
The following entities and organizations are eligible to apply for this solicitation: LHJs, which include the 58 county health departments, and three (3) city health departments (Berkeley, Long Beach, and Pasadena). Of the 61 health departments, only those that are not already receiving HBI funding from CDPH are eligible to apply.

Pre-Proposal Conference
March 8, 2023

The CDPH ADP will hold a voluntary RFA Informational Webinar. On the call, the CDPH ADP staff will review the RFA process, eligibility, and funding; and provide a program overview.

Available from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time
Zoom Link:

Meeting ID:
874 3479 2091
Passcode: 900832
Call in Information
4792091# US (San Jose)
4792091# US
Webinar begins promptly at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time.

Pre-Application Information
- RFA posted on ADP web page and the California State Grants Portal: February 15, 2023
- Last day to submit questions for Informational Webinar to: March 1, 2023 4:00 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)
- Q&A Responses Published to ADP web page: March 15, 2023 Close of business
- Applications Due: March 17, 2023 4:00 PM (PST)
- Public Notice of Intent to Award posted on ADP Web page; Grantees notified by e-mail: April 28, 2023 Close of business
- Grant Negotiation Period: May 1, 2023 – May 26, 2023
- Dispute Filing Deadline: May 12, 2023 4:00 PM (PST)

Additional Funding Information

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant
The CDPH ADP will allocate up to $708,000 per LHJ in one-time grant funding over two (2) consecutive fiscal years.

Term of Contract
The term of the expected agreements is anticipated to be a 24-month term effective from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2025.

Contact Information
Submit applications to

Direct questions to the email address listed above.

California Department of Health
PO Box 997377
MS 0500
Sacramento, CA 95899-7377

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