Citywide Nutrition and Physical Activity for Urban Children & Families
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2nd Funding Cycle Impact Award
Project Start Date: 7/1/2006
Project End Date: 6/30/2009
Original Award Amount: $450,000
Adjusted Award Amount: $426,655*
Project Goal Statement: Implement a curriculum of educational and physical activities in 8 central city neighborhood centers that improves the nutrition and physical activity of ethnically diverse children ages 3 to 18 and their adult caregivers to prevent or lower the risks of health problems related to overweight, poor diet and lack of exercise.
*In 2009 award amounts, based on the remaining budget, were adjusted to reflect the decline in endowment asset value due to the downturn in the economy.