The Health Impact Project, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts, is a national initiative designed to promote the use of Health Impact Assessment (HIA) as a decision-making tool for policymakers.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Healthy Community Design Initiative is part of the National Center for Environmental Health's Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services. The Initiative works to improve public health by linking public health surveillance with community design decisions, improving community design decisions through tools such as Health Impact Assessment, educating decision makers on the health impact of community design, building partnerships with community design decision makers and their influencers, conducting research to identify the links between health and community design, and translating research into best practices.
APA is a non-profit public interest and research organization committed to urban, suburban, regional, and rural planning. APA has partnered with NACCHO on a number of initiatives to help build partnerships between the planning and public health communities at the local level.