Childhood obesity grants
Applications are now closed.
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
- exploring cultural attitudes and barriers to being a healthy weight in the Orthodox Jewish community in Hackney
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
- guidance on completing the web form
- Healthy Next Generation application guidance notes
- Healthy Next Generation project delivery workbook
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.
|Organisation||Project title||Request amount|
|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.