Improving Student Health and Academic Achievement through Nutrition, Physical Activity and the Management of Chronic Conditions in Schools
This program supports evidence-based strategies and activities to reduce the risk of children and adolescents developing chronic disease in the future, manage chronic conditions prevalent in student populations (asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, food allergies, oral health) and improve academic success. Long-term outcomes include: (1) increasing the number of students who consume nutritious food and beverages, (2) increasing the number of students who participate in daily physical activity, and (3) reducing chronic health issues among students and improving health outcomes in schools.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
This program is authorized under sections 301(a) and 317(k)(2) of the Public Health Services Act.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
The intent of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to improve the health and educational outcomes of youth/adolescents through the implementation of evidence-based strategies and activities within school settings. Funding eligibility is limited to state education agencies or equivalents since these agencies have the greatest likelihood of reaching Local Education Areas, schools and the youth/adolescents they serve
The intent of this FOA is to improve the health and educational outcomes of youth/adolescents through the implementation of evidence-based strategies and activities within school settings. Funding eligibility is limited to state education agencies or equivalents since these agencies have the greatest likelihood of reaching Local Education Areas, schools and the youth/adolescents they serve.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review. n/a
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Applications will be submitted via GrantSolutions as specified in the FOA. All applications submitted by the deadline that are complete and responsive to FOA will undergo an objective review process, receive a written critique and be scored according to published review criteria. Successful applicants will receive a Notice of Award from the CDC Office of Financial Resources. The Notice of Award shall be the only binding, authorizing document between the recipient and CDC and will be signed by an authorized CDC Grants Management Officer.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 120 to 180 days. The range of approval/disapproval is between 120 to 180 days. The anticipated start date is 06/30/2018. This information will be provided in the FOA DP18-1801. If the application is not submitted by the deadline published in the FOA, it will not be processed. CDC OFR personnel will notify the applicant that their application did not meet the deadline. The applicant must receive pre-approval to submit a paper application. If the applicant is authorized to submit a paper application, it must be received by the deadline provided by OFR.
From 120 to 180 days. The project period is 5-years with 12-month budget periods. Throughout the project period, CDC's commitment to continuation of awards will be conditioned on the availability of funds, evidence of satisfactory progress by the grantee (as documented in required reports, in documented technical assistance, and in other relevant documented activities), and the determination that continued funding is in the best interest of the federal government.
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
Assistance can be used to pay for employee salaries, overheads, travel costs, and other expenses directly related to achievement of the strategies and activities listed in the FOA towards the purpose of fulfilling obligations related to providing technical assistance to CDC and its awardees.
This assistance may be used to strengthen state education agencies and Local Education Areas infrastructure, professional development and training, and technical assistance to support program and policy Implementation related to improving the school nutrition environment, physical education and physical activity, and managing chronic health conditions among students.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Grantee performance will be monitored through: (1) technical review of the Annual Progress Report, (2) ongoing communication between the grantee, project officer, and grants management officer via email, conference calls, and meeting, and (3) periodic site visits. The grantee will describe their activities and progress toward meeting goals, objectives and performance measures in the progress reports submitted.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
The project period is 5-years with 12-month budget periods. Throughout the project period, CDC’s commitment to continuation of awards will be conditioned on the availability of funds, evidence of satisfactory progress by the grantee (as documented in required reports, in documented technical assistance, and in other relevant documented activities), and the determination that continued funding is in the best interest of the federal government. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
4770 Buford Hwy, NE
Atlanta, GA 30341 US
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$6,693,000.00; FY 19 est $6,319,225.00; FY 20 est $6,319,225.00; FY 17$0.00; FY 16$0.00; - This funding amount support DP18-1801.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Estimated floor of award: $300,000 Estimated average award: $355,000 Estimated ceiling of award: $375,000
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
This program supports evidence-based strategies and activities to reduce the risk of children and adolescents developing chronic disease in the future, manage chronic conditions prevalent in student populations, and improve academic success as outlined in the following national plans and guidelines: o CDC Winnable Battles: http://www.cdc.gov/winnablebattles/ o CDC and ASCD Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model: http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/wscc/ o The Guide to Community Preventive Services: http://www.thecommunityguide.org/index.html o The National Prevention Strategy: http://www.healthcare.gov/prevention/nphpphc/strategy/report.pdf o National Physical Activity Plan: http://www.physicalactivityplan.org o Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation: http://www.iom.edu/Reports/2012/Accelerating-Progress-in-Obesity-Prevention.aspx o Let's Move! Active Schools: www.letsmoveschools.org o Presidential Youth Fitness Program: www.presidentialyouthfitnessprogram.org o National After School Alliance Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Standards: http://www.niost.org/pdf/host/Healthy_Eating_and_Physical_Activity_Standards.pdf o United States Department of Agriculture Smart Snacks: http://www.fns.usda.gov/sites/default/files/allfoods_flyer.pdf o United States Department of Agriculture School Meal Programs: http://www.fns.usda.gov/nslp/national-school-lunch-program-nslp o United States Department of Agriculture Local School Wellness Policy: http://www.fns.usda.gov/tn/local-school-wellness-policy o CDC School Health Guidelines to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/rr/rr6005.pdf o National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Expert Panel Review-3 Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma (NAEPP EPR-3): http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-pro/guidelines/current/asthma-guidelines/full-report
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