The USDA released the 2012 NOFA for projects such as farmers’ markets, community supported agriculture, and road-side stands, and will prioritize projects that expand healthy food choices in food deserts or low-income areas. Applications are due May 21, 2012; see here for application details.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Healthy Eating Research has released its 2012 Call for Proposals (CFP). This CFP is for two types of awards aimed at providing key decision- and policy-makers with evidence to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic. The award types are Round 7 grants and RWJF New Connections grants awarded through the Healthy Eating Research program. Readmore.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has announced a Roadmaps to Health Prize opportunity to honor the efforts and accomplishments of U.S. communities working at the forefront of health improvement. Up to six $25,000 winning communities to be announced in early 2013! (Letters of intent due, May 31st, application deadline, June 7th) Read more.