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Active Living Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Submitted: 5/6/2010 11:35:00 AM

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation - Active Living Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity
The purpose of the grant is to support research to inform policy and environmental strategies for increasing physical activity among children and adolescents, decreasing their sedentary behaviors and preventing obesity. The program places emphasis on reaching children and youths who are at highest risk for obesity: Black, Latino, American Indian and Asian/Pacific Islander children, as well as children who live in under-resourced and lower-income communities.

A total of up to $1.5 million will be awarded. The maximum award for a single grant is $150,000. Preference will be given to applicants who are either public entities or 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. Applicant organizations must be based in the United States or its territories.

Deadline:
July 1, 2010

Please Note: The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools (CHHCS) does not administer this funding opportunity.

Please contact the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for more information and to apply to this funding:
http://www.rwjf.org/applications/solicited/cfp.jsp?ID=21121&cid=xem-emc-fa

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