RWJF's commitment to reversing the childhood obesity epidemic has provided national leadership in efforts to achieve a healthy weight for all of our nation’s children, especially in lower-income communities and communities of color. This landmark work continues today as part of its vision to build a national Culture of Health that will enable all Americans to live longer and healthier lives, now and for generations to come.
The Foundation has issued a call for proposals for two types of awards aimed at providing advocates, decision-makers, and policymakers with opportune research and evidence to guide policy action in order to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic.
Round 9 grants
Each grant will award up to $190,000 for a maximum funding period of 18 months. Approximately $2.55 million will be awarded.
Deadline for concept papers: June 24, 2015 and August 12, 2015 (both by 3 p.m. ET).
RWJF New Connections grants awarded through the Healthy Eating Research program
Only new investigators, defined as individuals who received their doctorate or terminal degree within 10 years prior to the award date for the grant (after December 15, 2005) are eligible to apply. Two awards of up to $100,000 each will be awarded for a 12- to 18-month period.
Deadline for concept papers: July 1, 2015 (3 p.m. ET).