The Healthy Next Generation fund offers grants of up to £8,000 for projects in Hackney addressing childhood obesity. The 2019/20 Healthy Next Generation fund opened for applications on Monday 8 October 2018 and closed at 12 noon (midday) on Friday 7 December, for projects that will be delivered from 1 May 2019.
We are particularly be interested in bids that focus on:
- ways that support women to think about healthy weight during pregnancy in a sensitive and safe way [pdf, 367.01KB]
- exploring cultural attitudes and barriers to being a healthy weight in the Orthodox Jewish community in Hackney [pdf, 359.56KB]
The application process
We ask all applicants to read the following documents.You will also need the project delivery workbook to complete your application:
- guidance notes [pdf, 1.11MB]
- guidance on completing the web form [pdf, 347.08KB]
- Healthy Next Generation application guidance notes [pdf, 396.49KB]
- Healthy Next Generation project delivery workbook [spreadsheet, 49.9KB]
Overview of the application process
Applications opened on 8 October.
Organisations were required to submit an application form by 12 noon (midday) on 7 December. Applications are now closed.
Successful applicants for 2018/19
The healthy next generation fund for 2018/19 has been awarded to the following community groups and social enterprises focusing on addressing the wider influences of childhood obesity.
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Blueprint: Film Foundation LTD
A documentary, made by young people from Hoxton, that explores the cultural and other influences on children and young people, that contribute to their health and wellbeing.
Minik Kardes Children's Centre
A collaborative exploration with Turkish speaking parents to increase their awareness around cultural attitudes and barriers on healthy childhood weight through developing self-reflection, and to influence service provision with cultural sensitivity.
A three-tiered research project engaging with households with primary school-aged children in Hoxton wards to explore and address entrenched, complex cultural and environmental barriers to enabling and maintaining a healthy weight in children.