Grants awarded for 2014

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This year $89,504 was spent by the Foundation on 6 Special Grants

13 Special Grant applications were received, with the subject being “Research and development projects focussing on the nutritional status of rural and regional Victorians”.

Health Services Fellowship

No fellowship awarded this year.

Grants of up to $15,000 were awarded to individuals at the following institutions:

2014 Mary Patten Special Grant
Royal Children’s Hospital
Project – “Engaging the hard to reach:  obesity prevention for vulnerable families with young children.”

Deakin University
Project – “Engaging rural and regional community-based obesity prevention initiatives in Victoria.”

Deakin University
Project – “What is the relationship between diet quality and health-related quality of life in rural, Victorian adolescents (12-18 years old)?”

Goulburn Valley Health
Project – “Healthy Food, Healthy Kids.  Empowering parents through education and technology.”

Peninsula Health
Project – “Evaluation of the Implementation of Family-Based Therapy for the management of anorexia nervosa in children and adolescents in a Community Health Setting.”

Deakin University
Project – “Friends and Health Behaviour over the Primary to Secondary School transition in Rural and Regional Victoria.”