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Active Living Research and Healthy Eating Research
Active Living Research
and Healthy Eating Research are national programs of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) that support research to identify promising policy and environmental strategies for increasing physical activity, promoting healthy eating, and preventing obesity. The deadline for application is July 17. For more information, please visit

Ladder to Leadership
This initiative, a collaboration of the RWJF and the Center for Creative Leadership, is designed to enhance the leadership capacity of community-based nonprofit health organizations serving vulnerable populations. Ladder to Leadership focuses on developing critical leadership competencies for early- to mid-career professionals through a 16-month leadership development curriculum. The program will be delivered in nine priority communities on a staggered schedule over the next four years. Up to 30 fellows will be selected to participate in the program in each of nine targeted communities across the U.S.: Central NY; Cleveland, OH; Birmingham, AL; Albuquerque, NM; Eastern NC; Portland, OR.; Mid-South Region (Western TN, Eastern AR, and Northern MS); NJ (specific site/region to be determined); and Starr County, TX. For information, visit the RWFJ Web site at

One-stop shopping for grant searches and applications: is the new clearinghouse web site for all federal grant programs. was launched in December 2003 with application packages from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Departments of Commerce, Education, Energy and Justice. More agencies are expected to post their programs in coming months.

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Foundation Fundraising
This site publishes books and offers training courses, both online and in the classroom at various levels, to help you learn about the world of foundations and the process of identifying foundations as potential funders.

To list grant or funding-related information, please contact Brigid Sanner at

Last updated July 06, 2009.




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