RWJF is passionate about the responsibility it has to share information and foster understanding of the impact of past grantmaking—what works, what doesn’t and why.
March 3, 2015 | Program Results Report
Save the Children planned and executed the Campaign for Healthy Kids to build an advocacy infrastructure and advance policies to reduce childhood obesity in 15 states where concentrations of rural poverty and childhood obesity are high.
June 13, 2013 | Program Results Report
Fresh Ideas was a targeted solicitation for proposals that aimed to give immigrants and refugees the tools and support they need to improve and maintain their own health.
July 30, 2012 | Program Results Report
During 2006 to 2007, TV and radio host Tavis Smiley convened town hall meetings in four U.S. cities to raise awareness of childhood obesity. A key organization in each city then worked to spur state and local efforts to address the growing problem.
May 17, 2012 | Program Results Report
Researchers at Emory University Department of Emergency Medicine analyzed data from two Atlanta emergency departments to ascertain barriers to achieving standard metrics of performance for treatment of patients with pneumonia.
September 9, 2011 | Program Results Report
The Georgia Department of Human Services contracted with two agencies to expand services to refugees affected by domestic violence in the Greater Atlanta area.
April 18, 2011 | Program Results Report
From 2003 to 2009, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analyzed the cost-effectiveness of seven community-based interventions to promote physical activity in adults, conducted 2 HIAs and held 19 workshops.
November 19, 2010 | Program Results Report
The CDC worked with research, scientific and technology experts to update surveillance tools and strengthen the science about the health impacts and economic costs of excessive alcohol consumption.
August 11, 2010 | Program Results Report
The Sesame Workshop distributed 14,000 copies of the Healthy Habits for Life Child Care Resource Kit in English and Spanish to home-based child care providers to help them integrate nutrition and physical activity into their daily routines.
October 1, 2010 | Program Results Report
This project developed the Nutritional Environment Measures Surveys (NEMS), pilot tested the measures in four Atlanta neighborhoods and developed a training program on using the measures.
May 11, 2009 | Program Results Report
Researchers analyzed data collected from the greater Atlanta area to see if the distance people travel for food varies by gender, race/ethnicity, neighborhood characteristics and type of food outlet.