National Collaboration to Support Health, Wellness and Academic Success of School-Age Children


The purpose of this announcement is to fund applicants to improve the health of youth by funding NGOs to assist CDC funded grantees and the organizations? constituents (e.g., states, school districts and/or schools) to implement environmental and systems changes that support and reinforce healthful behaviors and reduce disparities. This program announcement places a strong emphasis on training and professional development, technical assistance, dissemination and communication, and program implementation and evaluation, and all activities are to be developed and delivered within the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child framework.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
This program is authorized under the Public Health Service Act, 317(k)(1) of the PHS Act, 42 U.S.C. Section 247b(k)(1); and 317(k)(2).
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
- Eligibility is limited to Community-Based Organizations, Faith Based Organizations, American Indian or Alaska Native Tribally-Designated organizaions, Nonprofit without or with 501C3 IRS Status (other than Institution of Higher Education) are eligible.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Nonprofit, Community-based, Faith based, American Indian/Alaska Native
Proof of 501C3 status and Applicants should document the need for assistance, state objective of the project, address the background, approach strategies and evaluation methods fo the project/program, and provide a budget with justification of funds.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Award Procedure
Successful applicants will receive a Notice of Award (NoA) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Procurement and Grants Office. The NoA and any additional attachments shall be the only binding, authorizing document between the applicant and CDC. The NoA will be signed by an authorized Grants Management Officer or their designee and e-mailed to the Principal Investigator/Program Director. A hard copy of the NoA will be mailed to the business official identified in the application.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 120 to 180 days. The anticipated start date is June 1, 2016 - May 31, 2017. This information will be provided in the FOA DP16-1601.
Not applicable.
From 120 to 180 days. This program is a 5 year project period - with 12-month budget periods.
How are proposals selected?
An objective review panel will be held to review applications based on criteria described in the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) - DP16-1601
How may assistance be used?
Applicants must adhere to all CDC guidelines/policy/regulations regarding allowable and unallowable cost.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Information will be provided in Funding Opportunity Announcement
Information will be provided in the Funding Opportunity Announcement
This is a 5-year records retention requirement, records shall be retained beyond the 5-year period if final audit has not been done, or audit findings resolved. Property records must be retained in accordance with the HHS Grants Policy Statement.
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
12-month budget period within a 5-year project period Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Melissa Fahrenburch
4770 Buford Hwy,
Atlanta, GA 30341 US
Phone: 7704886167
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$2,099,750.00; FY 19 est $2,099,745.00; FY 20 est $2,099,745.00; FY 17$2,099,750.00; FY 16$1,775,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Funding range $300,000 - $450,000 for FY16
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Successful applicants must comply with the administrative requirements outlined in 45 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 74 or 92 as appropriate. The following additional requirements apply to this program. For more information on the Code of Federal Regulations, see the National Archives and Records Administration at the following Internet address:
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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