To support and disseminate investigator-initiated and commissioned research to identify effective policy and environmental strategies to ensure that children in the United States are at a healthy weight by 2025, especially in populations and communities at greatest risk.
- $935,966.00 awarded to Duke University Global Health Institute - Technical assistance and direction for RWJF's Healthy Eating Research program, 2016-2017
- $189,998.00 awarded to New York University School of Medicine - Evaluating the impact of subsidizing purchases of fresh produce in supermarkets for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients
- $188,401.00 awarded to University of Illinois at Chicago Institute for Health Research and Policy - Informing rural schools' efforts to implement, in a sustainable way, revised federal standards for school meals and snacks
- $190,000.00 awarded to University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies - Testing drinking water in California public schools for lead and other contaminants in the context of an obesity-prevention strategy
- $166,671.00 awarded to Research Triangle Institute (RTI) - Assessing the effectiveness of Oregon's farm-to-school program in providing locally grown, nutritious foods to low-income, minority students