Call for Proposals
|Purpose:||HER is interested in identifying policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) strategies that have the strongest potential to reduce sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption (especially fruit-flavored drinks) and increase safe drinking water access and intake among low-income and children of color (ages 0 to 5) who are at greatest risk for poor nutrition and obesity. For this CFP, HER is interested in research focused on young children in two main areas:
Studies must focus on young children ages 0 to 5 years old in the United States, with high priority on those who are at highest risk for poor nutrition and obesity, specifically lower-income families and racially and ethnically diverse populations (Black, Latinx, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders).
|Receipt Date:||September 16, 2020 (3 p.m. ET)|
|Total Awards:||Approximately $1.8 million will be awarded under this CFP, resulting in the funding of about eight to ten grants. Each grant will award up to $225,000 for up to 24 months.|