State Physical Activity and Nutrition Program

CDC announces the availability of fiscal year 2018 funds to implement CDC-RFA-DP18-1807:
State Physical Activity and Nutrition (SPAN) Program.

Poor nutrition and low levels of physical activity affect overall health and are significant risk factors for obesity and other chronic diseases.

Obesity

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affects 7 8. 6 million (35%) American adults and 1 2. 7 million (17%) American children, and costs our nation approximately $147 billion in annual health care expenditures.

The burden of obesity and other chronic diseases negatively affects our nation’s businesses, economy, and military readiness.

The NOFO will fund up to 15 state health departments and/or District of Columbia to work with state and local partners that support communities to improve nutrition and to support safe and accessible physical activity.

This five-year program provides state health departments the support and flexibility to work on systems at the state and local levels to implement evidence-based strategies and to leverage resources from multiple stakeholders and sectors (e.g., agriculture, transportation, education, business, commerce, housing) to improve the nutrition and physical activity status of Americans.
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services

Office: Centers for Disease Control - NCCDPHP

Estimated Funding: $70,000,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-17-017.html

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Applicants must be physically located and operate in the state for which work is proposed, and in the application must specifically identify the state in which they will work.

Applicants with locations in multiple states must select one state, the state in which that applicant is located, per application.

Applicants proposing to work in states other than where the applicant is physically located and operates will be considered non-responsive and will not receive further review.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-17-017.html

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Date Posted:
2018-04-13

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Archive Date:
2018-07-14



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