Childhood Obesity Prevention - VFHY
Childhood Obesity Prevention

VFHY provides over $2 million in funding through its Healthy Communities Action Teams (HCAT) grants across Virginia.

HCAT Grants

These grants aim to improve access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity to prevent and reduce childhood obesity in Virginia. This funding provides infrastructure support to build and sustain capacity to implement promising practices and activities emphasizing policy, systems, and environmental change.

Healthy Communities Action Teams (HCATs) Grants

Learn more about our HCAT grants process

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2019 Obesity Funding Report (PDF)

Each year, VFHY submits an annual report to the General Assembly that documents the obesity prevention funding for community-based organizations in the commonwealth.

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