"Public health is purchasable. Within natural limitations, a community can determine its own death rate."
- Hermann M. Biggs, NYC Department of Health, 1914
The Fund for Public Health in New York (FPHNY), on behalf of NYC DOHMH is requesting proposals from non-clinical institutions in four NYC neighborhoods (the South Bronx, Central Brooklyn, East and Central Harlem and Southeast Queens) qualified to provide or to become providers of the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) and to offer new NDPP classes to eligible residents, regardless of their ability to pay. The purpose of the NDPP is to give people at risk for diabetes access to life-changing classes that help with stress management, problem-solving and motivation.
In particular, this RFP serves to identify and support non-clinical institutions that are committed to providing NDPP to eligible residents in the South Bronx, Central Brooklyn, East and Central Harlem and Southeast Queens. The two categories of local institutions which may be funded are:
Organizations should only apply under one category. Interested applicants can find further information using the following links: