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SPAN (1807)

NEW! CDC-RFA-DP18-1807: State Physical Activity and Nutrition Program – Applications for Funding DUE June 14, 2018

CDC announces the availability of fiscal year 2018 funds to implement CDC-RFA-DP18-1807: State Physical Activity and Nutrition Program. The funds will support statewide investments to improve nutrition and to support safe and accessible physical activity that benefits the whole state and can be shared with local governmental entities.

Applications are due no later than JUNE 14, 2018. For more details and information about applying, see the notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) on

Funding is for a 5-year project period, pending the continued availability of funding. Approximately 15 statewide projects will be supported by this funding, with the average yearly funding level expected to be approximately $900,000.

Important Dates

  • Conference Call for Potential Applicants: April 25, 2018; 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time
  • Letter of Intent DUE: May 14, 2018
  • Applications DUE: June 14, 2018, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
  • Project Period Starts: 9/29/2018

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answers to questions about applying for funding under CDC-RFA-DP18-1807: State Physical Activity and Nutrition Program: NOFO FAQs. The FAQs will be updated frequently throughout the application process. Questions from potential applicants should be sent to

Conference Call for Potential Applicants

CDC will host a conference call for potential applicants to CDC-RFA-DP18-1807: State Physical Activity and Nutrition (SPAN) Program. This call is designed to improve applicant knowledge of the purpose of the funding and to review the details for submitting applications, as well as provide an opportunity to ask questions related to the funding opportunity. Details of the call are:

  • Date: April 25, 2018
  • Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Eastern Time)

Download the Informational Call Transcript [DOC – 38 KB].

Sign up for notifications

Applicants must go to the synopsis page of this announcement at and click the “Subscribe” button to ensure they receive notifications of any changes to CDC-RFA-DP18-1807. If not already registered, applicants will be prompted to create a account.