Springboard to Active Schools is an initiative of the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) and Health Resources in Action (HRiA) through Cooperative Agreement CDC-RFA-DP16-1601 with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). An Advisory Council was also formed to provide strategic guidance to inform the approach and activities of Springboard to Active Schools.
About NNPHI & HRiA
About National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI)
The National Network of Public Health Institutes was founded in 2001, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, as a convener for sharing and learning among public health institutes. Mobilizing more than 40-member public health institutes with over $1.5 billion in annual funding – as well as 10 university-based regional training centers, and 40 affiliates – NNPHI is a social, financial, and information network, connecting more than 4,500 subject-matter experts with organizational partners across the nation. NNPHI provides services such as technical assistance and training, research and program evaluation, and stakeholder convening.
About Health Resources in Action (HRiA)
Health Resources in Action is a nonprofit organization based in Boston, Massachusetts dedicated to promoting public health and advancing medical research. HRiA has been a part of the NNPHI network since 2011, but has been around for 60 years, with a mission to help people live healthier lives and create healthy communities through prevention, health promotion, policy, and research. HRiA improve population health by catalyzing social change within and among individuals, institutions, and communities.