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.
April 6, 2015 | Program Results Report
Three studies examine how the federal government can more effectively address the national obesity epidemic, and at the same time substantially reduce its costs to American taxpayers, by addressing its causes and effects over the long term.
September 10, 2014 | Program Results Report
The Aspen Institute's Project Play aims to reimagine youth sports so that all children can participate and develop health and fitness habits that last into adulthood.
September 4, 2012 | Program Results Report
Researchers at LeCroy & Milligan Associates analyzed the networks of organizations working on childhood obesity prevention to describe their relationships, determine RWJF's position in the network, and identify potential future connections.
January 15, 2013 | Program Results Report
The Notah Begay III Foundation sponsored research, meetings, and interviews on the incidence, causes, and impact of obesity and type 2 diabetes among Native American youth in New Mexico, and how to address those challenges.
February 25, 2011 | Program Results Report
The Active Living Resource Center focuses on helping communities at highest risk of inactivity and childhood obesity promote physical activity.
July 1, 2009 | Program Results Report
From 2005 to 2008, the Kingsley Association developed and implemented strategies for preventing childhood obesity in 16 communities in Pittsburgh's East End.
May 28, 2008 | Program Results Report
The National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity, an advocacy and member organization, built its capacity to serve as a national voice for the physical activity movement and its ability to sustain itself.
July 29, 2008 | Program Results Report
In 2002 Congress directed the Institute of Medicine to research the problem and develop an action plan to address it.
March 18, 2010 | Program Results Report
The Diabetes Initiative extended its work to preventing or reducing childhood obesity, within four of its 14 diabetes-focused projects. The pilot projects targeted children ages 3 to 12 at greatest risk for obesity, particularly children in low-income communities.
June 17, 2006 | Program Results Report
The Miriam Hospital in Providence, R.I., evaluated the extent to which Choose To Move and Jump Start, two print-based self-help interventions, increased physical activity among sedentary women.