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Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Submitted: 3/22/2012 2:24:00 PM

The purpose of this funding is to support research on environmental and policy strategies with strong potential to promote healthy eating among children to prevent childhood obesity, especially among lower-income and racial and ethnic populations at highest risk for obesity. RWJF funds efforts at the organizational, community, state, and federal levels to change public and institutional policies and environments in ways that promote improved nutrition and physical activity.

Two types of awards are available – Round 7 grants and New Connections grants. Multiple Round 7 grants of up to $170,000 and two New Connections grants of up to $100,000 will be awarded to select applicants. Public entities and nonprofit organizations are eligible to apply.

Deadline: August 9, 2012

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 for this funding: