NIFA announces Funding Opportunity on Childhood Obesity

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) recently announced $6.3 million in available funding for projects to help combat childhood obesity, which affects more than 12 million children in the United States. In FY 2017, this Challenge Area is only accepting applications for integrated research, education, and extension projects. Eligible applicants include colleges and universities, 1994 land-grant institutions, and Hispanic-serving institutions.

The deadline for applications is June 28, 2017.

See the request for applications for details.