School Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies, Obesogenic Behaviors, and Weight Outcomes Policy Research Grants

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Subject: Nutrition, Physical Activity, Health, Child Welfare, Research
Deadline: Oct. 16, 2015

"The FOA encourages Research Project Grant applications that propose to: (1) foster multidisciplinary research that will evaluate how policies (federal, state and school district levels) can influence school physical activity and nutrition environments, youths’ obesogenic behaviors (e.g., nutrition and physical activity behaviors), and weight outcomes; (2) understand how schools are implementing these policies and examine multi-level influences on adoption and implementation at various levels (e.g., federal, state, school district, and school); and (3) understand the synergistic or counteractive effect of school nutrition and physical activity polices on the home and community environment and body weight.  "

Funder: National Institutes of Health
Eligibility: Educational institutions; nonprofit and for profit organizations; governments entities; housing authorities; Native American tribal organizations; faith-based and community-based organizations; regional organizations; and non-domestic entities.
Amount: Up to $275,000
Contact: Link.