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.
Related Programs93.283 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention_Investigations and Technical Assistance

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.




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Unicef $ 2,175,000   2016-03-012021-02-28
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Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

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.

Eligibility Requirements

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.

Credentials/Documentation

Additional eligibility requirements may apply for funding opportunities that address high needs/risks and disparate populations. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

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

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.

Deadlines

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

Authorization

Public Health Service Act , Title 42, Section 243, 247b(k)(2).

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 120 to 180 days. No applicants other than non-competing will be eligible for the current five year period.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

From 120 to 180 days. Renewals will be based upon the availability of funding and satisfactory programmatic progress.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.

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 sum.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Semi-annual reports from each entity awarded a grant, cooperative agreement, or contract, summarizing the activities undertaken and identifying any sub-grants or sub-contracts awarded (including the purpose of the award and the identity of the recipient), to be posted not later than 30 days after the end of each 6-month period.

No cash reports are required.

Reporting provides continuous program monitoring and identifies successes and challenges that awardees encounter throughout the project period.

Also, reporting is a requirement for awardees who want to apply for yearly continuation of funding.

Awardees must submit an Annual Performance Report via www.grants.gov 120 days before the end of each budget period.

The report must not exceed 45 pages excluding administrative reporting; attachments are not allowed, but Web links are allowed.

This report must include the following: performance measures, evaluation results, work plan, successes, challenges, CDC program support needs, and administrative reporting.

The annual FFR form (SF-425) is required and must be submitted through eRA Commons within 90 days after each budget period ends.

The report must include only those funds authorized and disbursed during the timeframe covered by the report.

The final report must indicate the exact balance of unobligated funds, and may not reflect any unliquidated obligations.

The final FFR expenditure data and the Payment Management System?s (PMS) cash transaction data must correspond; no discrepancies between the data sets are permitted.

Failure to submit the required information by the due date may affect adversely the future funding of the project.

If the information cannot be provided by the due date, awardees are required to submit a letter of explanation and include the date by which the information will be provided.

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.

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

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.

Financial Information

Account Identification

75-0943-0-1-550.

Obigations

(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $750,000; FY 17 est $750,000; and FY 18 est $750,000 - This CFDA was created to support a FY16 FOA DP16-1603. This FOA is currently funded and only eligible grantees are existing for this five year period 2016-2020.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Average award depends on funding opportunity announcement.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

Linda Barnes 4770Buford Hwy, NE, NCCDPHP, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 Email: lbarnes@cdc.gov Phone: 404-867-9697

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

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: http://www.cdc.gov Headquarters Office: Linda Barnes 4770Buford Hwy, NE, NCCDPHP, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 Email: lbarnes@cdc.gov Phone: 404-867-9697.




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