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.
- The Early Childcare and Education Obesity Prevention Program, a cooperative agreement with Nemours Children’s Health System, supported partnerships with state public health and ECE in 15 states.
- 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.
- 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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