The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM), in
partnership with the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America (ABFHA), has launched the 2016 Childhood Obesity Prevention Grants Program. In 2016, the fourth year of the program, six cities will share a total of $445,000 in grant awards, to support both new and existing programs initiated
by USCM member mayors that address the childhood obesity epidemic in America's
Awards are made in three
categories - small, medium and large city.
Small City (Population
of 75,000 or smaller): 2nd Place $25,000;1st
Medium City (Population
between 75,000 and 250,000): 2nd Place $25,000; 1st
Large City (Population
of 250,000 or greater): 2nd Place $25,000;1st
The deadline for submission of applications has passed. Winners will be announced in January 2016, during the 84th Winter Meeting of The United States Conference of Mayors in Washington, DC.