State Physical Activity and Nutrition (SPAN

 

This NOFO supports recipients to implement state and local nutrition and physical activity interventions that support healthy nutrition, safe and accessible physical activity, and breastfeeding within states and/or the District of Columbia

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
93.439
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.
Authorization
This program is authorized under sections 301 and 317(k)(2) of the Public Health Service Act [42 USC 241(a) and 247(b)(k)(2), as amended].
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Applicants must provide evidence of the authority to direct work on government public health systems at the state and local levels to readily implement this state based program.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Applicants must provide evidence of the authority to direct work on government public health systems at the state and local levels to readily implement this state based program.
Credentials/Documentation
o Letter of Intent o Criteria used for selection of the target population and geographic areas of focus based on statewide burden data. o Evidence of authority to work on government public health systems at the state and local level
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
Applicants that meet the eligibility criteria must also meet responsiveness criteria in order to advance to objective merit (Phase II) review. 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.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
More than 180 days.
Appeals
Not applicable.
Renewals
From 120 to 180 days.
How are proposals selected?
Applicants that meet the eligibility criteria must also meet responsiveness criteria in order to advance to objective merit (Phase II) review. Eligible applications will be reviewed for responsiveness in accordance with the criteria below. Non-responsive applications will not advance Phase II review. Applicants must provide evidence of the authority to direct work on government public health systems at the state and local levels to readily implement this state based program. Applicants must demonstrate established experience and organizational capacity to meet implementation readiness requirements for this NOFO and meet other minimum requirements as provided in the NOFO.
How may assistance be used?
Recipients may only 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.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Performance Reports: Upon completion of the project performance reports are required.
Auditing
Not applicable.
Records
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
Assistance is available for a 12-month budget period within project periods ranging from 1 to 5 years. 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
lbarnes@cdc.gov
Phone: 404-867-9697
Website Address
http://www.cdc.gov
Financial Information
Account Identification
75-0943-0-1-550
Obligations
(Project Grants) FY 18$14,088,691.00; FY 19 est $14,088,691.00; FY 20 est $14,088,691.00; FY 17$0.00; - This number supports FY18 program (DP18-1807)
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Base funding level is $13,000,000 with potential for up to $15,000,000 annually for each of the five year budget periods. Based on available funding. $600,000 - $1,250,000 annually.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Regulations governing this program are published in the application kit and identified on the notices of award. PHS Grants Policy Statement No. 94-50,000 (Revised) April l, 1994. Code of Federal Regulations 45 CFR Part 72.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.

 



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