Prior Funded Projects – Early Care and Education (ECE)
- The State Public Health Actions to Prevent and Control Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity and Associated Risk Factors and Promote School Health (1305) cooperative agreement funded all 50 states and the District of Columbia for 5 years. All grant recipients were required to promote physical activity in the ECE setting and many implemented nutrition standards in this setting.
- In the fiscal year 2012, CDC funded Nemours Children’s Health System external iconto work with state and local partners, on a voluntary basis, to support proven obesity prevention strategies in the ECE setting. Using the National Early Child Care Collaboratives intervention, they reached ECE systems and programs in 15 states. Learn more pdf icon[PDF-2.06MB].
- The Pediatric Obesity Mini-Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (mini CoIIN), a partnership with the Association of State and Public Health Nutritionists, made facility and state-wide improvements in the ECE standards and best practices in 13 states. Information on all 13 states is available hereexternal icon.
- The Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration Project (CORD) funded 3 grantees to link pediatric care providers with community settings like ECE facilities. Project grantees worked with 60 ECEs to provide training and technical assistance.
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