- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Invites Proposals for
Active Living Research Program
Deadline: September 1, 2004 (Cycle Two)
Active Living Research (formerly Active Living Policy and
Environmental Studies), a $12.5 million program of the
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, was created to stimulate
and support research that identifies environmental factors
and policies that influence physical activity. Findings
are expected to inform environmental and policy changes
that will promote active living among Americans.
The program seeks proposals that describe research
designed to improve understanding of the environmental
and policy correlates of physical activity in one or more
of the following population subgroups: children and
adolescents; low-income and ethnic minority groups; older
adults; people with physical challenges; and residents of
Proposals must address one of the following topics:
environmental characteristics and physical activity in
under-studied populations; or the impact of changes in
community environments or policies on physical activity.
Proposals for cycle two funding may request up to $150,000
over two years, and Applicants may apply as a new
investigator for this round of funding. In addition, funds
are available for Dissertation Awards.
Preference will be given to applicants who are either
public entities or nonprofit organizations that are tax-
exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue
All proposals other than those requesting dissertation
funding must be submitted through the RWJF Grantmaking
For detailed program information and submission guidelines,
see the Active Living program's Web site.
RFP Link: http://www.activelivingresearch.org/
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