Agency Offers Funding for Child Obesity Demos

Agency: Health & Human Services Dept. (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, CDC); Program: Affordable Care Act (ACA): Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration 2.0 (CFDA Number: 93.535) (Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-DP16-004); Eligibility: Public and private colleges and universities, governments, nonprofits and for-profits; Funding: $8.5 million for two awards (no match required); Deadline: Jan. 29.

Summary: These demonstrations will determine whether an integrated model of primary care and public health approaches can improve underserved children’s risk factors for obesity. These approaches may include policy, systems and environmental supports that encourage nutrition and physical activity for underserved children and their families. Grantees will develop, implement and evaluate cross-agency (childcare, school, community, health care), multi-level (child, family, organization, community, policy) intervention demonstration projects for underserved children ages 2-12 years and their families.

Info: (NOFA); Nancy Williams,   

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