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U.S. Conference of Mayors: Childhood Obesity Prevention Awards

Deadline: August 31, 2016

The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM), in partnership with the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America (ABFHA), has launched the 2017 Childhood Obesity Prevention Grants Program. In 2017, the fifth year of the program, six cities will share a total of $445,000 in grant awards, to support both new and existing programs initiated by USCM member mayors that address the childhood obesity epidemic in America’s cities.

Amount: Awards are made in three categories – small, medium and large city:

  • Small City (population less than 75,000): 2nd Place $25,000; 1st Place $100,000
  • Medium City (population between 75,000 and 250,000): 2nd Place $25,000; 1st Place $120,000
  • Large City (population greater than 250,000): 2nd Place $25,000; 1st Place $150,000

Eligibility: Cities must meet the following criteria:

  • The city must be a member of The United States Conference of Mayors
  • The program application submission must include a letter of support from the Mayor

Link: http://www.usmayors.org/childhoodobesity/

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