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.
Related Programs93.945 Assistance Programs for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Website Address

http://www.cdc.gov




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Education, Tennessee Department Of $ 863,000   2018-06-302023-06-29
Colorado State Board Of Education $ 365,000   2018-06-302023-06-29
Kentucky, Department Of Education $ 365,000   2018-06-302023-06-29
Public Instruction, North Carolina Department Of $ 365,000   2018-06-302023-06-29
Education, Arizona Dept Of $ 365,000   2018-06-302023-06-29
Education, Arkansas Department Of $ 365,000   2018-06-302023-06-29
Education, Minnesota, Department Of $ 365,000   2018-06-302023-06-29
Education, Nebraska Department Of $ 365,000   2018-06-302023-06-29
Elementary And Secondary Education, Massachusetts Department Of $ 365,000   2018-06-302023-06-29
Elementary And Secondary Education, Missouri Department Of $ 365,000   2018-06-302023-06-29



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

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.

- Funds may not be used for research. - Funds may not be used for clinical care. - Funds may not be used for salaries related to the delivery of patient care or education. - Funds may not be used for construction. - Funds may only be expended on reasonable program purposes, including personnel, travel, supplies, and services, such as contractual. - In most cases, funding may not be used for the purchase of furniture or equipment.

- Reimbursement of pre-award costs is not allowed. - Funds may not be used for any kind of impermissible lobbying activity designed to influence proposed or pending legislation, appropriations, regulations, administrative actions, or Executive Orders (?legislation and other orders?).

These restrictions include grass roots lobbying efforts and direct lobbying.

Certain activities within the normal and recognized executive-legislative relationships within the executive branch of that government are permissible.

See Additional Requirement (AR) 12 for further guidance on this prohibition.

- The direct and primary recipient in a cooperative agreement program must perform a substantial role in carrying out project outcomes and not merely serve as a conduit for an award to another party or provider who is ineligible.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

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.

Beneficiary Eligibility

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.

Credentials/Documentation

No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

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.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program.

Award Procedures

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.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

This program is authorized under sections 301(a) and 317(k)(2) of the Public Health Services Act.

Range of Approval/Disapproval 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.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

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.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.

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 sum.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

The reporting schedule will be based on the requirements listed in the FOA.

An Annual Progress Report and Federal Financial Report (SF425) are due 90 days after the end of the budget period.

A final progress report and final Federal Financial Report are due 90 days after the end of the project period.

Cash reports are not applicable.

An Annual Progress Report is due 90 days after the end of the budget period.

The Annual Progress Report will describe successes, challenges, and progress toward program goals, objectives and performance measures.

Federal Financial Report (SF425) are due 90 days after the end of the budget period.

A final Federal Financial Report are due 90 days after the end of the project period.

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.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.

Records

No Data Available.

Financial Information

Account Identification

75-0943-0-1-550.

Obigations

(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $0; FY 17 est $0; and FY 18 est $7,100,000

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: ? CDC Winnable Battles: http://www.cdc.gov/winnablebattles/ ? CDC and ASCD Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model: http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/wscc/ ? The Guide to Community Preventive Services: http://www.thecommunityguide.org/index.html ? The National Prevention Strategy: http://www.healthcare.gov/prevention/nphpphc/strategy/report.pdf ? National Physical Activity Plan: http://www.physicalactivityplan.org ? Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation: http://www.iom.edu/Reports/2012/Accelerating-Progress-in-Obesity-Prevention.aspx ? Let?s Move! Active Schools: www.letsmoveschools.org ? Presidential Youth Fitness Program: www.presidentialyouthfitnessprogram.org ? National After School Alliance Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Standards: http://www.niost.org/pdf/host/Healthy_Eating_and_Physical_Activity_Standards.pdf ? United States Department of Agriculture Smart Snacks: http://www.fns.usda.gov/sites/default/files/allfoods_flyer.pdf ? United States Department of Agriculture School Meal Programs: http://www.fns.usda.gov/nslp/national-school-lunch-program-nslp ? United States Department of Agriculture Local School Wellness Policy: http://www.fns.usda.gov/tn/local-school-wellness-policy ? CDC School Health Guidelines to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/rr/rr6005.pdf ? 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

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

Holly Hunt 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 Email: hcc3@cdc.gov Phone: 7704886103

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.



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