New ‘Healthy Eating’ Funding Opportunity


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Healthy Eating Research, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), is seeking proposals for proposals for research to promote healthy eating among children to prevent childhood obesity, especially among lower-income and racial and ethnic populations at highest risk for obesity.

Approximately $2.4 million will be awarded for Round 5 grants, rapid-response grants and New Connections grants through Healthy Eating Research.

The broad topics and types of studies that apply to these three types of grants are described in the full “call for proposals” here or at the Healthy Eating Research Web site.

Applications are due May 13, 2010.

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of Latino kids have obesity (compared to 11.7% of white kids)

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