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Obesity Prevention Grants Awarded in Connecticut

The Children’s Fund of Connecticut awarded $230,560 to fund four obesity prevention projects in Connecticut. The work will inform and advance efforts to prevent and reduce early childhood obesity by addressing risk factors in the first two years of life.

Four projects were selected from a competitive application process.

  • Health Messaging: University of Connecticut, Department of Nutritional Sciences
  • Data Development: University of Connecticut Health Center, Center for Public Health and Health Policy
  • Policy Development: University of Connecticut Rudd Center for Food Policy
  • Baby Friendly Hospitals: The Connecticut Breastfeeding Coalition


Click here for the news release about these awards.

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