RFA #41106 Healthy Food Incentive Program - closed
Deadline to apply was December 30, 2022.
Funding opportunity details
RFA release date
Deadline for submitting questions
12/14/2022 by 5 p.m.
Final answers posted
RFA due date
12/30/2022 by 5 p.m.
Estimated notification of award
Estimated contract effective date
How to apply
Applications must be received electronically by no later than the due date and time indicated on the cover page of this document. Faxed applications will not be accepted. It is preferred that you combine all your application documents into one PDF or one zip file for submission. Email your application and all attachments to the following individual:
Program contact name: Ynke de Koe
Program contact email: Ynke.deKoe@state.co.us
Subject line: HFIP FY23-28 Application RFA #41106 (INSERT AGENCY NAME)
Applications received via email will receive an email confirming the delivery within 24 hours.
Please submit all questions about the application process to Ynke.deKoe@state.co.us. Clearly identify your inquiries with: Healthy Food Incentive Program, RFA #41106 and the section number and paragraph number the inquiry applies to. Questions will be accepted through 5 p.m. on 12/14/2022.
Eating a healthy diet is important for overall health and weight management, but it's more difficult for some people because healthy food options aren't readily available, easily accessible, or affordable. To learn more, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Healthy Food Environments page.
Healthier food and beverage initiatives
Promising strategies underway in Colorado include increasing the availability of healthier food in retail stores, including corner stores or small grocery stores, and promoting the adoption of food service guidelines and nutrition standards in hospitals and state agencies. For more information about these and other strategies, visit the CDC's Increasing Access to Healthier Food and Beverages page.
- Changelab Solutions: Policies that put “health on the shelf” and other resources.
- The Food Trust: Nationally recognized nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food and information to make healthy decisions.
- Healthy Food Access Portal: Data and resources to support the successful planning and implementation of policies, programs, and projects to improve access to healthy foods, including funding opportunities and successful retail strategies.