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2014 Winners (Press Release, PDF)

2012 Winners (Press Release, PDF)

The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM), in partnership with the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America (ABFHA), is now accepting applications for the 2016 Childhood Obesity Prevention Grants Program.  In this, 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 cities.

Awards will be made in three categories - small, medium and large city.
  • Small City (Population of 75,000 or smaller): 2nd Place $25,000; 1st Place $100,000 
  • Medium City (Population between 75,000 and 250,000): 2nd Place $25,000; 1st Place $120,000
  • Large City (Population of 250,000 or greater): 2nd Place $25,000; 1st Place $150,000

The deadline for submission of applications is 5:00PM EDT on Wednesday, September 16, 2015.  Absolutely no applications will be accepted after the deadline has passed.  Applications MUST be submitted online.  

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Winners of the 2015 awards were announced in January during the 83rd Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting in Washington, DC.
    2015 1st Place Winner Videos (by category):
    Lima, OH - 1st Place, Small City

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    New Haven - 1st Place, Medium City

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    Jacksonville, FL - 1st Place, Large City

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    For more information please contact:

    Crystal Swann
    U.S. Conference of Mayors
    1620 I St., NW, 4th Floor
    Washington, DC 20006
    (202) 293-7330 (w)
    (202) 293-2352 (f)