Member Benefits

NACCHO membership matters. From engaging with your peers at conferences to exchanging ideas on what’s working at your health department, joining NACCHO is an essential investment in your advancement as a public health leader. To help guide your work, NACCHO is providing new benefits to all of its active members.

Active Members can access more information regarding your member benefits by clicking here.

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NACCHO membership matters. Active membership makes you eligible for: (membership covers senior health officials and staff)

  • access to other NACCHO members and participation in our Virtual Communities
  • complimentary access to NACCHO Exchange, a quarterly magazine highlighting effective, proven local public health practices
  • complimentary access to Public Health Dispatch, a monthly newsletter offering tools and resources directly relevant to public health practice
  • complimentary access to NACCHO publications, assessment tools, and archives
  • advance notice about NACCHO funding opportunities
  • reduced registration fees and scholarships to attend NACCHO conferences
  • participation in one of our National Advisory Committee Workgroups
  • recognition in our NACCHO annual awards program, including Model Practices
  • voting, holding office, and representing NACCHO*
  • opportunities to receive grants from NACCHO to assist in emergency preparedness, food safety, and other programmatic work at the local level
  • eligibility to receive mini grants from one of NACCHO’s training programs
  • discounts and access to NACCHO Career Network job postings and services
  • discounts on subscriptions to the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice
  • discounts on vital technologic resources and tools you use in your daily work from our partners at Esri, LiveStories, KnowBe4, Monsido, and more.

Check back soon for new member benefits to be introduced.

Our funding opportunities are available for members first before opening to the general public. Check back soon for the newest opportunities.

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) invites all state, local, tribal, and territorial retail food regulatory programs to submit applications to participate in a mentorship program with their peers to learn, share experiences, and acquire tools and resources related to the FDA’s Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (Retail Program Standards). Applications to become a mentor and/or mentee for Cohort 10 are due by Oct. 13, 2020 at 11:59 PM ET.

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is awarding up to three local health departments (LHDs) with a range of $16,000 to $24,000 each to supplement ongoing local climate change and health adaptation initiatives. Applicants must submit their PDF application by 11:59 p.m. ET, Friday, October 16, 2020 to Amy Chang, NACCHO’s Senior Program Analyst at

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In order to advance water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) emergency preparedness and response among local health departments (LHDs), NACCHO is currently accepting applications from professionals who have prepared for and/or responded to a WASH emergency in the last 5 years (including but not limited to professionals from Infectious Disease, Environmental Health and Public Health Preparedness), to join the WASH Emergency Preparedness and Response Workgroup for the 2020-2021 project year. Workgroup participants will have the opportunity to connect with peers from LHDs across the country, share their experience and, identify and evaluate existing tools and resources. The application is now open until 5:00 pm ET on September 25, 2020. For more information or questions, please contact Deise Galan (

With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Human Development and Disability, NACCHO is pleased to announce an open funding opportunity to improve local health department (LHD) capability to effectively address the needs of people with disabilities when planning and responding to outbreaks, pandemics and other national emergencies, particularly during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

The main activities of the project include (1) awarding funds to a maximum of 10 local health departments to better address disability issues; (2) embedding disability champions, who will serve as subject matter experts, in local public health emergency preparedness planning and response programs; and (3) updating local emergency response plans to better serve the needs of people with disabilities during outbreaks, pandemics, and other national emergencies.

NACCHO will make up to ten (10) awards available to local health departments with awards up to $83,000 each. NACCHO will host one (1) optional webinar for interested applicants on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 2:00 PM ET. The purp ose of the webinar is to discuss this funding opportunity and respond to any questions.

Register for this webinar

Applications must be submitted via email to no later than Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 11:59 PM ET.

View the request for applications

In partnership with the CDC’s Division of STD Prevention, NACCHO will provide up to four local health departments with up to $25,000 each to implement and evaluate scalable innovations or interventions that will address and improve rising rates of congenital syphilis in their area. Interventions will focus on one or more of the following areas of congenital syphilis prevention:

  1. Linkage to prenatal care
  2. Syphilis and/or pregnancy screening in non-STD care/clinic settings
  3. Telehealth/medicine for individuals with syphilis who are pregnant

Request for applications is now on the NACCHO website. For more information or questions, please email Rebekah Horowitz.

  • Application submission deadline: September 21, 2020
  • Anticipated award notification: late October 2020

Thank you for letting us serve you. If you have any questions about our member benefits, you can contact us. Our office hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM - 5 PM ET.


Dominic Catalfamo

Membership Manager

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