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VFHY Announces Intent to Award $1.2 Mil in Obesity Prevention Grants

December 2, 2015

NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD

RFP #852P018, Healthy Communities Action Teams

Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth will provide grant awards to the organizations listed below not to exceed the following award amounts. Award Period: July 1, 2016-June 30, 2018

 

Organization Name

Award Amount (not to exceed)

Alternatives, Inc.

$52,964.00

Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth

& Families Foundation

 

$60,000.00

Eastern Virginia Medical School -

Eastern Shore

 

$59,501.00

Eastern Virginia Medical School -

Hampton Roads

 

$59,252.00

Fairfax County Health Department

$60,000.00

Greater Richmond Fit4Kids

$60,000.00

LENOWISCO Health District

$60,000.00

Loudoun County Health Department

$43,030.00

 

Martinsville-Henry County Family YMCA

 

$55,552.00

 

Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck CSB

 

$57,414.00

New River Health District/Pulaski

County Health Department

 

$60,000.00

 

New River Valley Community Services

 

$60,000.00

Page County Public Schools

$31,520.00

Project GROWS

$60,000.00

Richmond Department of Social

Services

 

$56,000.00

 

Rockbridge Area Community Services

 

$60,000.00

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital

$58,847.00

Sentara RMH Medical Center

$59,991.00

Stafford Junction

$60,000.00

United Way of Southwest Virginia

$58,815.00

Warren County Community Health

Coalition

 

$60,000.00

 

Overview

Established in 1999 by the Virginia General Assembly, the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) empowers Virginia’s youth to make healthy choices by promoting active, nutritious and tobacco-free living.

Overview

The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth issues grants for programs and initiatives to reduce and prevent youth tobacco use and childhood obesity throughout the Commonwealth each year. 

Overview

The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth's mission includes reducing and preventing youth tobacco use.

Overview

Obesity is the second leading cause of death in the United States. Over the past three decades, childhood obesity rates in America have tripled. The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth works to reduce and prevent childhood obesity by funding and training community-based coalitions.

Overview

The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth has provided quality regional trainings to prevention professionals throughout the state of Virginia since 2005.