Prevent Childhood Obesity

Brief Priority Description Funding Strategies
Prevent Childhood Obesity

Enhance places to be active and increase consumption of healthy food for children up to age 5.

To read the overview of the HNH Foundation funding priority, Prevent Childhood Obesity, click on the following link:


The following document links offer additional information:

2014 Healthy People Healthy Places Plan

2013-14 Healthy Smiles Healthy Growth Third Grade Survey

  1. Support for establishing and sustaining coalitions or partnerships that result in communities with increased access to healthy food and enhanced places for physical activity, for NH children up to age 5 and their families. 
  2. Support for activities to establish local level policies and practices to promote healthy eating and active living for children up to age 5 and their families.
  3. Data collection, analysis, communication and advocacy to increase awareness of childhood obesity across New Hampshire for children up to age 5, and build support for state and local policies and practices to prevent childhood obesity. 


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