Request for Applications (RFA): Technical Assistance and Partnership Support States (TAPS)

Request for Applications (RFA): Technical Assistance and Partnership Support States (TAPS)

Nemours Children’s Health (Nemours Children’s) is pleased to announce a Request for Applications (RFA) to fund organizations interested in participating in Healthy Kids, Healthy Future Technical Assistance Program (HKHF TAP). Launched in August 2018, HKHF TAP is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and implemented by Nemours Children’s Health. HKHF TAP provides technical assistance (TA), tools/resources, and financial support to embed healthy eating and physical activity standards into state early care and education (ECE) systems and settings.

Under HKHF TAP, Nemours Children’s Health aims to:

1) improve the establishment and maintenance of results-driven partnerships

2) improve the identification of best practices and the implementation of evidence-based/informed programs and services

Request for Applications (RFA): Nemours Children’s Health encourages qualified organizations to submit applications to become a TAPS partner beginning in the Year 4 project period of HKHF TAP. The objective of this RFA is to identify and fund a partner organization in one state to launch activities in 2022. A list of eligible states is included in the RFA attached to this message.

All applications must be submitted via e-mail to by 5:00 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, February 24, 2022. All applications must be submitted in either PDF or Microsoft Word. Please include the following subject line “[YOUR STATE NAME] TAPS SUBMISSION”

All questions and inquiries should be submitted via email to

Please view our informational webinar to learn more: