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2020 Childhood Obesity Prevention Awards

Application Instructions

Please read the application guidelines below before beginning this application.

Information collected from this application will be used to select awardees for the 2020 Childhood Obesity Prevention Awards Program, and may also be disseminated in a 2020 Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs Best Practices compilation. Furthermore, the information provided in this application may be posted on The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) website and social media channels, and/or used for various other purposes.

Awards will be given in three categories – large, medium and small city.

  • Small City – Population smaller than 75,000  
  • Medium City – Population 75,000 – 250,000
  • Large City – Population greater than 250,000

In order to be eligible, a city must meet the following baseline criteria:
  •  The city must be a member of The United States Conference of Mayors.
  •  The application must include a letter of support from the Mayor.

The application deadline is 11:59PM EDT on Friday, August 30, 2019.

The application itself has twelve (12) questions in total.  All questions (except #11) MUST be answered in order to consider your application complete. You will not be able to submit your application unless each of these questions has been answered.  

Following these questions, as part of the application process, we ask you to take a brief (2-5 question) food access survey.  The answers in the food access section are for information collection purposes only and will not be considered in the review of your application.