AFRI Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area

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AFRI Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area: This Challenge Area focuses on the societal challenge to end obesity among children, the number one nutrition-related problem in the US. Food is an integral part of the process that leads to obesity and USDA has a unique responsibility for the food system in the United States. This program is designed to achieve the long-term outcome of reducing the prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents 2-19 years. The AFRI Childhood Obesity Prevention program supports multi-function Integrated Research, Education, and/or Extension Projects and Food and Agricultural Science Enhancement (FASE) Grants.
Federal Grant Title: AFRI Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Grant Categories: Agriculture Food and Nutrition Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-AFRI-005845
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 322649
CFDA Descriptions: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)
Current Application Deadline: Aug 4, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Aug 4, 2016
Posted Date: May 19, 2016
Creation Date: May 19, 2016
Archive Date: Sep 3, 2016
Total Program Funding: $7,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: none
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applications may only be submitted by eligible entities. Eligibility is linked to the project type. All project types are described beginning in Part II, C. See Part III, A. Eligible Applicants for details.
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