Grant Funds Effort to Examine Link Between Education, Health

Dept of Health and Human ServicesAgency: Health & Human Services Dept. (National Institutes of Health-NIH); Program: Education and Health: New Frontiers (R21) (CFDA Numbers: 93.242, 93.307 & 93.865) (Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-16-078); Eligibility: States, schools, public/private nonprofit universities, tribes, nonprofits (faith-based and community-based groups); Funding: $200,000 for one award (no match required); Deadline: June 16 (competition opens May 16).

Summary: The new center will support work done in the private sector that looked at education/health outcomes.  For example, the W. K. Kellogg Foundation is addressing the health and well-being of children from interrelated fronts, including nutrition and K-12 education (http://www.wkkf.org/grantseekers). The grantee will supplement the work of these foundations by promoting an examination of the specific mechanisms through which educational experiences and activities are linked to health outcomes, examine the pathways and recommended more targeted interventions.

Info: http://tinyurl.com/hrt2u8k (NOFA); Bryan Clark (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development), 301-435-6975 or clarkb@mail.nih.gov

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