Funding Opportunities

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has a announced this funding opportunity: “Building the Science of Public Reporting (R21)”.  Soliciting R21 Exploratory/Developmental grant applications that propose to build the scientific evidence base for effective public reporting for consumers through innovative, actionable studies that address pressing questions in the field.  Application are due March 28, 2012.  RFA-HS-12-004


Healthy Eating Research (HER): Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The program supports research on environmental and policy strategies with strong potential to promote healthy eating among children to prevent childhood obesity, especially among lower-income and racial and ethnic populations at highest risk for obesity. Findings are expected to advance RWJF’s efforts to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic by 2015.  This call for proposals is for two types of awards aimed at providing key decision- and policy-makers with evidence to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic by 2015. The award types are: Round 7 grants and RWJF New Connections grants awarded through the Healthy Eating Research program.  Deadlines for receipt of invited full proposals are May 31, 2012 , July 31, 2012 and October 4, 2012. For more information, visit The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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