Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration Grants

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Subject: Child Welfare, Health, Healthcare, Childhood Obesity
Deadline: Jan. 29, 2016

"The purpose of this FOA is to test a model of quality clinical care addressing childhood obesity for U.S. low-income children, especially those enrolled in or eligible for health care coverage under the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) or Medicaid. Specifically, the purpose of this FOA is to implement and test the ability of a model of clinical childhood obesity management along with an Electronic Health Record(EHR)-referral-based, family-centered pediatric weight management program, to reduce body mass index (BMI) in children with obesity, or overweight with risks (including, e.g., medical and behavioral risks, and family history). Health outcomes of interest include measurable changes in BMI, nutrition and physical activity behaviors, health care satisfaction and service delivery, and quality of life."

Funder: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Eligibility: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, for profit organizations, small businesses, private institutions of higher education, public and state controlled institutions of higher education, city or township governments, county governments, independent school districts, state governments, special district governments public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities, Native American tribal organizations, Native American tribal governments (federally recognized).
Amount: Up to $1,750,000
Contact: Link.