Nutrition and Physical Activity Programs


The purpose of this program is to achieve three goals related to risk factors for illness, disability, and premature death as follows: ?Improve dietary quality to support healthy child development and reduce chronic disease ?Decrease prevalence of obesity through prevention of weight gain and maintenance of healthy weight

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.
Public Health Service Act , Title 42, Section 243, 247b(k)(2)
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Additional eligibility requirements may apply for funding opportunities that address high needs/risks and disparate populations.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Additional eligibility requirements may apply for funding opportunities that address high needs/risks and disparate populations.
Additional eligibility requirements may apply for funding opportunities that address high needs/risks and disparate populations.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
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
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
After review and approval, a notice of award is prepared and processed, along with appropriate notification to the public, initial award provides funds for first budget period (usually 12 months) and Notice of Award indicates support recommended for the remainder of project period, allocation of Federal funds by budget categories, and special conditions, if any. However, applicants are encouraged to call CDC for programmatic technical assistance prior to the development and submission of their assistance application.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 120 to 180 days. No applicants other than non-competing will be eligible for the current five year period
Not applicable.
From 120 to 180 days. Renewals will be based upon the availability of funding and satisfactory programmatic progress.
How are proposals selected?
All applications will be reviewed initially for completeness by CDC PGO staff and will be reviewed jointly for eligibility by the CDC NCCDPHP and PGO. Incomplete applications and applications that do not meet the eligibility criteria will not advance to Phase II review. Applicants will be notified that their applications did not meet eligibility or published submission requirements. A review panel will evaluate complete, eligible applications in accordance with the "Criteria" section of the FOA. There may or may not be an additional review which will be provided in the FOA. Not more than thirty days after the Phase II review is completed, applicants will be notified electronically if their application does not meet eligibility or published submission requirements. Contact Information Website: Headquarters Office: Linda Barnes 4770Buford Hwy, NE, NCCDPHP, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 Email: Phone: 404-867-9697
How may assistance be used?
More specific goals will be provided in funding opportunities. In general, assistance requested under this program is to: • Implement and affect behavioral, policy, system level and environmental changes through approaches that are the most effective • Increase the body of evidence-based approaches, educational resources and opportunities for healthy food and activity choices, access and number of healthy and affordable food and beverages outlets and places to be physically active. • Improved dietary quality most related to the population burden of chronic disease and unhealthy child development, including micronutrients. • Measured environmental changes in the adoption of food service, breastfeeding, nutrition, physical activity and obesity standards in schools and child care centers, schools, worksites and communities that promote and reinforce healthful behaviors and practices. Funds may be used for costs associated with planning, data collection, organizing, and the implementation of program elements related to the objectives identified in 050 above. Recipients may expend funds for reasonable policies, systems and environmental program purposes, including personnel, travel, supplies, and services, such as contractual to reduce risk factors, prevent and delay chronic disease. Recipients may not use funds for research. Recipients may not use funds for clinical care. Recipients may not generally use funding for the purchase of furniture or equipment. Any such proposed spending must be identified in the budget. The recipient must perform a substantial role in carrying out project objectives and not merely serve as a conduit for an award to another party or provider who is ineligible.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Awardees must provide a more detailed evaluation and performance measurement plan within the first six months of the project. This more detailed plan must be developed by awardees as part of first-year project activities, with support from CDC. This more detailed plan must build on the elements stated in the initial plan, and must be no more than 25 pages. Awardees are required to submit performance measures annually as a minimum, and may require reporting more frequently. Performance measure reporting is limited to data collection. When funding is awarded initially, CDC programs will specify required reporting frequency, data fields, and format.
Not applicable.
Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to the project must be kept readily available for review by personnel authorized to examine PHS grant accounts. Records must be maintained for a minimum of 3 years after the end of a budget period. If questions still remain, such as those raised as a result of an audit, records must be retained until completion or resolution of any audit in process or pending resolution. Property records must be retained in accordance with PHS Grants Policy Statement requirements.
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
Project periods are for 1 to 5 years with 12-month budget periods based on individual funding opportunities. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Linda Barnes
4770Buford Hwy, NE, NCCDPHP
Atlanta, GA 30341 US
Phone: 404-867-9697
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$675,000.00; FY 19 est $750,000.00; FY 20 est $750,000.00; FY 17$750,000.00; FY 16$750,000.00; - This number supports FY16 NOFO DP16-1603. Five year period of performance 2016-2020.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Average award depends on funding opportunity announcement.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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