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.
January 12, 2015 | Program Results Report
Since 2001, Active Living Research projects have generated evidence about policy and environmental factors that can increase physical activity among children, and have used that evidence to inform policy, advocacy, and practice.
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.
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.
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.
November 4, 2011 | Program Results Report
South Jersey Healthcare implemented Success Through Exercise, Physical Fitness and Sharing Information for Kids, a 12-week course that helps overweight children and their parents in low-income and minority communities combat obesity.
October 12, 2011 | Program Results Report
The Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania integrated a senior statistician into the research team at the Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, to improve quality, coordination and productivity across multiple studies of childhood obesity.
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.
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.
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.
Policy Briefs and Website Show California Lawmakers Rates of Childhood Obesity and Diabetes in Their Districts
June 9, 2008 | Program Results Report
In 2001, the California Center for Public Health Advocacy published policy briefs about childhood obesity and fitness levels and diabetes mortality rates throughout California.