Advancing the accreditation process for the Alameda County Public Health Department
The Foundation's initiative, Advancing Accreditation in Large Jurisdictions, was designed to supply financial and technical assistance to big cities and states to catalyze application to the Public Health Accreditation Board for accreditation of their public health agencies.This grant will enable the Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD) to accelerate its readiness to submit a statement of intent (SOI) to apply for national accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The objectives are to: (1) develop a quality improvement plan; (2) complete the county community health assessment; (3) complete the county health improvement plan; (4) complete the ACPHD organization strategic plan; and (5) submit the statement of intent (SOI) to apply for national accreditation to PHAB before December 1, 2014. ACPHD will emphasize health equity in all activities to achieve these objectives. The deliverables will be documentation of completion of these objectives.
Amount Awarded $231,755.00
Awarded on: 4/1/2013
Time frame: 4/15/2013 - 2/28/2015
Grant Number: 70851