New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) - Center for Community Health - Division of Nutrition - Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
12/21/21 4:00 PM ET
Grants to New York nonprofit childcare providers and government agencies to implement nutrition and physical activity programming in high-need areas throughout the state. Applicants are required to complete a prequalification process prior to applying. The purpose of the program is to reduce childhood obesity. EWPHCCS targets child care centers that serve families with low-income. A CACFP participating child care center is eligible to participate in EWPHCCS if at least 50 percent of attending children receive free or reduced-priced meals.
The New York State Department of Health (Department) announces the availability of funding to implement the Eat Well Play Hard in Child Care Settings (EWPHCCS) initiative. EWPHCCS is a research-tested, multi-level obesity prevention intervention that focuses on improving the nutrition and physical activity behaviors of low-income families and their children enrolled in registered and licensed child day care programs. This intervention also addresses environmental changes to reduce childhood obesity by influencing the nutrition, mealtime and physical activity practices that encourage wellness and healthy lifestyles. The Department is seeking applications from organizations to implement the EWPHCCS initiative in eligible child care centers.
EWPHCCS employs an established evidence-based curricula and an intervention methodology that focuses on:
GrantWatch ID#: 176487
Funding Amounts Available by Region:
- Long Island: $160,000
- New York City: $1,414,765
- Lower Hudson Valley: $235,000
- Capital: $200,000
- Central: $228,960
- Western: $305,281
October 1, 2022 – September 30, 2027
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online: https://grantsgateway.ny.gov/IntelliGrants_NYSGG/module/nysgg/goportal.aspx
NYSDOH Contact Name & Address:
New York State Department of Health
Division of Nutrition
Child and Adult Care Food Program
150 Broadway, Suite 600
Menands, NY 12204-2719
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For a map of eligible child care centers, please see page 5 of the attached PDF.
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