Winthrop University: Grants and Sponsored Research Development - Private Sponsors Human Nutrition

Private Sponsors Human Nutrition


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Eat Right Foundation)

  • Research grants for food service management; obesity prevention/weight control; dietary assessment methodology to investigate or enhance accuracy of dietary reports or fruit and vegetable gardens; diabetes care and education; nutrition and neurological disorders; in vitro experiments; epidemiologic studies; spice and herb intake data collection; systematic reviews and/or evidence-based analysis; vegetarian nutrition
  • Leadership awards to recognize the outstanding achievements of Academy members


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Allen Foundation

  • Makes grants to fund relevant nutritional research.
  • Supports programs for the education and training of mothers during pregnancy and after the birth of their children, so that good nutritional habits can be formed at an early age.
  • Assists in the training of persons to work as educators and demonstrators of good nutritional practices.
  • Encourages the dissemination of information regarding healthful nutritional practices and habits.


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American Society for Nutrition

  • Awards program honors scientists, clinicians and scholars for significant achievements in nutrition research and practice.
  • Nominations are made by members


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BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation

Investing in the Health and Well-being of SC Children and Families

  • Support projects that foster environments and settings that encourage healthy eating and active lifestyles
  • Support projects that focus on the integration of mental health and adverse childhood experiences
  • Support projects that focus on population health improvement through intentional collaboration across multiple sectors to connect the non-health factors that influence health
  • Support projects that address the issue of food insecurity


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CLIF Bar Family Foundation

  • Applicants must address our funding priorities from a holistic perspective:
  • Create a robust, healthy food system.
  • Increase opportunities for outdoor activity.
  • Reduce environmental health hazards.
  • Build stronger communities.
  • Operate with clearly defined objectives and viable plans to achieve them.
  • Demonstrate strong community ties and operate at the community level.
  • Promote positive change through both the projects and their implementation process.


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The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

  • Pioneering Ideas Brief Proposals: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation seeks out and supports pioneering ideas and innovative solutions to foster a Culture of Health in America.
  • Health Systems: Catalyzing fundamental changes in health and health care systems to achieve measurably better outcomes for all.
  • Healthy Children, Healthy Weight: Enabling all children to attain their optimal physical, social and emotional well-being, including growing up at a healthy weight.
  • Healthy Communities: Creating the conditions that allow communities and their residents to reach their greatest health potential.
  • Health Leadership: Engaging a diverse array of leaders in all sectors with the vision, experience, and drive to help build a Culture of Health.

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W.K. Kellogg Foundation

  • Thriving Children
    • Supports families in giving their children a healthy start that focus on models that
    • have been proven to promote healthy birth outcomes and a child's early development
    • increase rates of breastfeeding especially in communities of color
    • increase a child's access to fresh, local healthy food at home, in early child education settings and across communities.


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Last Updated: 1/30/23