Request for Applications: Creating Healthy Schools and Communities

Request for Applications #1405120447

Grants Gateway ID: DOH01-CHSCA-2014 (Component A - Creating Healthy Schools and Communities)
Grants Gateway ID: DOH01-CHSCB-2014 (Component B - Obesity Prevention Center for Excellence)

Issued by New York State Department of Health

Division of Chronic Disease Prevention, Bureau of Community Chronic Disease Prevention

Division of Nutrition, Bureau of Nutrition Risk Reduction

This is a procurement which encompasses 2 components.
In order to apply for either component, eligible applicants must submit separate applications for each Component via the New York State Grants Gateway.

Schedule of Events

Letter of Intent Due November 5, 2014, by 4:00 p.m.
Applicant Conference Registration Deadline November 5, 2014, by 4:00 p.m.
Applicant Conference November 10, 2014
Component A - 11:00 a.m.
Component B - 2:00 p.m.
Deadline to Submit Questions November 10, 2014, by 4:00 p.m.
RFA Updates, Questions and Answers Updates Posted (on or about) November 25, 2014
Applications Due January 12, 2015 by 4:00PM EST - EXTENDED

Contact Information

  • Amy Jesaitis, MPH, RD, PAPHS
    Bureau of Community Chronic Disease Prevention
    150 Broadway, Suite 350, Albany, NY 12204
    New York State Department of Health

To learn more about this opportunity, please go to the NYS Grants Gateway at the following web address:

To apply, log into the Grants Gateway and click on the View Opportunities button under View Available Opportunities. To get started, in the Search Criteria, enter the Grant Opportunity name listed above and select the Department of Health as the Funding Agency and hit the Search button. Click on the name of the Grant Opportunity from the search results grid and then click on the APPLY FOR GRANT OPPORTUNITY button located bottom left of the Main page of the Grant Opportunity.

In order to access the online application and other required documents such as the attachments, you MUST be registered and logged into the NYS Grants Gateway system in the user role of either a “Grantee” or a “Grantee Contract Signatory”.

The following table will provide a snapshot of which roles are allowed to Initiate, Complete, and Submit the Grant Application(s) in the Grants Gateway.

Role Create and Maintain User Roles Initiate Application Complete Application Submit Application Only View the Application
Delegated Admin X
Grantee X X
Grantee Contract Signatory X X X
Grantee Payment Signatory X X
Grantee System Administrator X X X
Grantee View Only X

Reference materials and videos are available for Grantees applying to funding opportunities on the NYS Grants Gateway. Please visit the Grants Reform website at the following web address: and select the “Grantee Quick Start Guide” from the menu. There is also a more detailed “Grantee User Guide” available on this page as well.