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Request for Application

Agency: Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC)
Procurement Number: HHS0004932
Procurement Name: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) Priority Project
Program Name: AES - SNAP-Ed
Release Date: August 5, 2020
Closing Date: October 28, 2020
Closing Time: 2:00 PM

Executive Summary

The Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) seeks qualified applicants to provide Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) Services. The SNAP-Ed mission is to improve the likelihood that persons eligible for SNAP will make healthy food choices within a limited budget and choose physically active lifestyles consistent with current Appendix B, Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 8th Edition and the USDA food guidance. The SNAP-Ed vision is to educate, connect, and support individuals as they attempt to live healthier lives on a budget through direct education, targeted social marketing efforts, environmental strategies to encourage healthy food selection, and use of technology to reach people and communities.

Respondents may choose one or more of the following Priority Projects under RFA HHS0004932 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) Priority Project:

A. Schools and/or Communities Priority Project: School and/or Communities Priority Projects include evidence-based projects/programs delivered in partnership with community-based organizations and/or low-income public schools.

B. Physical Activity Priority Project: Physical Activity Priority Projects include evidence-based projects/programs that provide consistent physical activity opportunities and programs for adults or children in low-income communities. All programming such as workshops, conferences, and trainings for SNAP-Ed, that encourages physical activity, must include promotion of nutrition education such as healthy eating patterns.

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