RAC - Obesity Funding

Children's Health Grants

Offers funding to support children's oral and behavioral health programs and programs that address childhood obesity. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Cambia Health Foundation

Healthy Eating Research - Healthy Food Retail and Early Care and Education

Supports research on environmental and policy strategies designed to promote healthy eating among children to prevent childhood obesity, especially among groups at highest risk for obesity: Black, Latino, American Indian, Asian/Pacific Islander children, and children who live in lower-income communities. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Kansas Healthy Habits for Life

Grants to help school nurses and other staff members address childhood obesity. Geographic coverage: All Kansas counties except Johnson and Wyandotte. -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation

USDA's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) - Phase I

Funding for research that focuses on the development of new technologies that address important problems affecting people and institutions in rural America, such as food security and childhood obesity. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Oregon Community Grant Program

Offers grants to programs in Oregon that address health and well-being of vulnerable populations; educational opportunities and achievement; arts and culture; or community livability, environment, and citizen engagement. Geographic coverage: Oregon -- Oregon Community Foundation

Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program (TCRGP)

Offers grants to tribal colleges or universities for research projects that address concerns and needs of tribal and reservation communities, including projects that focus on nutrition, healthy lifestyles, and obesity reduction in tribal communities. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Ball Brothers Foundation General Grants

Awards grants to organizations in Indiana working in the areas of education; arts and culture; human services; community betterment; health and wellness; and environmental conservation. Geographic coverage: Indiana -- Ball Brothers Foundation

Programs to Reduce Obesity in High Obesity Areas

Awards funds to land grant colleges and universities for projects that will work to improve physical activity and nutrition; reduce obesity; and prevent and control diabetes, heart disease, and stroke in areas where adult obesity rates are high. Geographic coverage: Available in 25 states. -- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation Grants

Awards grants to organizations working in West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania in the areas of health, human services, education, economic development, and community development. Geographic coverage: West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania -- Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation

Texas Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Grant

Grants designed to increase nutrition education, physical activity, disease prevention and management, and safe environments for children in the state of Texas. Geographic coverage: Texas -- Health Care Service Corporation