School-Based Interventions to Prevent Obesity (R21)

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School-Based Interventions to Prevent Obesity (R21): -This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages the formation of partnerships between academic institutions and school systems in order to develop and implement controlled, school-based intervention strategies designed to reduce the prevalence of obesity in childhood. This initiative also encourages evaluative comparisons of different intervention strategies, as well as the use of methods to detect synergistic interactions between different types of interventions. -This FOA will use the Exploratory/Developmental Grant (R21) award mechanism. The R21 is not renewable. -The R21 mechanism is intended to encourage new exploratory and developmental research projects and/or exploration of novel hypotheses and strategies. For example, such projects could assess the feasibility of a novel area of investigation or a new experimental system. These projects should be exploratory and novel, and distinct from the type of project supported through the traditional R01.As an applicant you will be solely responsible for planning, directing, and executing the proposed project.
Federal Grant Title: School-Based Interventions to Prevent Obesity (R21)
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Food and Nutrition Education Income Security and Social Services Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-06-417
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.30793.361
CFDA Descriptions: Minority Health and Health Disparities Research 93.361 Nursing Research
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Multiple Receipt Dates - See Link to Full Announce
Posted Date: May 23, 2006
Creation Date: Sep 18, 2007
Archive Date: Feb 07, 2008
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: 93.393 -- Cancer Cause and Prevention Research
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
County governments For profit organizations other than small businesses Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities City or township governments Private institutions of higher education Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education State governments Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Special district governments Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification) Independent school districts Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Foreign institutions are eligible to apply. Eligible agencies of the Federal Government can apply. Faith-based or community-based organizations can apply. Applicants may submit more than one application, provided each application is scientifically distinct.
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