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Call for Applications: National PTA Smart from the Start Community Outreach Grant
Application deadline: Friday, March 28, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. EST/2:00 p.m. PST
Smart from the Start: Community Outreach provides PTA Regions, Districts and Councils with tools and resources to educate families of children ages 3-5 and partner with a local neighborhood community to improve awareness of energy balance concepts. Energy balance is finding a balance between the calories we consume through what we eat and drink and the calories we burn through physical activity.
PTA Regions, Districts and Councils will:
• Educate families of children ages 3-5 about practical ways to ensure their children achieve a balanced intake of nutritious foods and physical activity every day, using the Energy Balance Pre-K curriculum.
• Mobilize community-based stakeholders to focus on increasing access to nutritious foods and physical activity options in the community, especially for families of children ages 3-5.
National PTA will award 10 grants of $10,000 each to PTA Regions, Districts and Councils.
Grant funding must be spent between June 1, 2014 and September 30, 2015.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (703) 518-1269.
Call for Applications: Dietitians in Nutrition Support Research Grant
Do you have a great research question for which you need funding?
DNS has a grant of $7,000. You Qualify if you:
• Are a DNS member
• Develop a great application packet using the forms posted on the Research Chair's page
• Compete successfully in a peer-review process with other applicants
In order to be considered for this grant opportunity, please submit your application documents electronically in PDF format by sending an e-mail with attachments to Amy Donatell at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation at email@example.com.
Information regarding the grant and application forms are posted on the Research Chair’s web page. Simply login as a member at www.dnsdpg.org, and then go to “About”, “Officers”, and select “Research Chair”.
Submission deadline: April 1, 2014
The awardee will be notified by June 15 and the check transmitted by July 1, 2014.
Call for Applications: 2014 NASPGHAN/NASPGHAN Foundation Medical Student Mentored Summer Research Program
Purpose: To develop a program at multiple sites throughout the U.S. and Canada through which medical students can have 10-week research experiences under the mentorship of basic or clinical scientists with a research focus in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, or nutrition.
Candidates: Students in good standing at accredited medical schools in the U.S. and Canada who have completed their first year of medical training who are seeking a research experience between the first and second years of medical school.
Application forms are available at the NASPGHAN web site (www.naspghan.org). The deadline for application is March 14, 2014.
Mentors: M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. members of NASPGHAN with a track record of independent peer-reviewed research, previous success with trainees (students, residents, or fellows), and a commitment to provide the necessary resources to make the experience meaningful for the student are eligible to serve as mentors. Mentors will apply for consideration with documentation of productivity (CV), grant support sufficient to support the research activities of the summer student, and previous experience with trainees. The Advisory Committee will approve all mentors. Members of the Training and Research Committees are available to assist students in finding suitable mentors.
Program: Each mentor will develop a program for the student that includes didactic training regarding study design, methods of data analysis, and ethics in research (e.g. human subject protection and animal subject protection). A minimum of 4 hours of didactic course work is required. The mentor should have scheduled meetings with the student to assess progress including an interim presentation of results at the midpoint of the studentship. The mentor/student are required to submit a brief (one page, single spaced) interim report of progress in July and a final report of accomplishments in September to the Advisory Committee. The final report should take the form of a research abstract. Provided that the Advisory Committee finds that the work meets the standards of the program, each student may attend the NASPGHAN Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course, October 23-25, 2014 in Atlanta, GA, and present the research in poster format.
Stipends of $4000 for at least a 10 week experience will be provided to each student.
NASPGHAN/NASPGHAN Foundation will support up to 4 students this year through this program.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Grants and Awards Program
Research Grants Deadline Extended
The application deadline has been extended to May 15 for a number of Academy Foundation research grants.
Abbott Nutrition Award
Supports a doctoral student planning research in renal disease and nutrition.
Colgate Palmolive Fellowship in Nutrition, Oral Health/Dental Education
Supports research in nutrition and oral health or dental education.
Diabetes Care and Education (DCE) DPG Karen Goldstein Memorial Grant for Diabetes MNT Application
Supports a Diabetes Care and Education DPG member for outcomes research in diabetes medical nutrition therapy.
Jean Hankin Nutritional Epidemiology Research Grant
Supports a doctoral student working on a dissertation in nutritional epidemiology.
Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group Research Grant
Supports innovative research relating to vegetarian nutrition by a member of the Vegetarian Nutrition DPG (recipient must have been a VN member for at least two years).
Champions for Healthy Kids Program
Online application due March 14, 2014
Each year since the inception of the Champions for Healthy Kids program, the General Mills Foundation has awarded 50 grants of $10,000 each to community-based groups such as: health departments, govenment agencies, schools and Native American tribes that develop creative ways to help youth adopt a balanced diet and physically active lifestyle.
Eligibility requirements include:
• Organizations must have a current 501(c)(3) Public Charity status from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), be a school or a unit of government.
• Programs should be focused towards youth ages 2-18.
• Program must incorporate physical education and nutrition education.
• A registered dietician or registered dietetic technician must oversee the delivery of the nutrition education.
Call for Applications: Nutrishare HomePN Research Prize
The Oley Foundation is pleased to offer the Nutrishare HomePN Research Prize. Sponsored by Nutrishare, Inc., the prize was established to encourage clinical research focused on improving the quality of life for home parenteral nutrition (homePN) consumers.
Each year, the Oley Foundation will award $2,500 for each of the top three clinical research papers best aligned with Oley’s mission to enhance the lives of homePN patients and that generate interest among homePN patients and improve their well-being.
A portion of each prize ($1,000) will be used to cover travel expenses to bring the winning recipients to the annual Oley consumer/clinician conference (http://www.oley.org/annualconf.html) to present their research.
Applying for the Prize:
Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 HomePN Research Prize. Deadline for submission is March 18, 2014.
Selecting the Winners:
Clinical research will be awarded points for each of the following criteria:
How well the research fits with Oley’s mission to enhance the lives of homePN patients
How much interest the research would generate among homePN patients
How practical the research is for improving the well-being of homePN patients.
The three papers meeting the selection criteria above with the highest averaged ranked scores will be awarded prizes.
Awarding the Prize:
Prizes will be awarded at the Annual Oley Consumer/Clinician Conference. Winners will share their research during the conference as well.
Please direct questions to Joan Bishop firstname.lastname@example.org or Lisa Metzger email@example.com or call (800) 776-6539.
Gerber Foundation Pediatric Research Grants Program
Awards and time periods vary depending upon the specific project. Research projects may be no longer than 3 years in length. Total grant size should be no more than roughly $300,000.
The Foundation may receive grant proposals from unsolicited sources as well as from organizations with which we have been in contact. However, our preference is for an initial concept paper with subsequent communication between the grant applicant and Program staff as the grant proposal is being developed. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Foundation at any point in the process to discuss their project.
Concept papers are due June 1 and December 1 of each year. If these dates fall on a weekend, the papers are due the next business day. Determination of interest in receiving a full proposal is generally made within three weeks.
The Gerber Foundation
4747 West 48th Street, Suite 153
Fremont, MI 49412-8119
FAX (231) 924-7906