Improve Nutrition & Increase Physical Activity in your Community

Through the HANC project, we have compiled the resources below to help you. These resources will help your community take the necessary steps toward improving their nutrition and increasing their physical activity. If you have events, funding opportunities or additional resources to include, please let us know.

Useful Websites and Fact Sheets

Finding Grant Opportunities

Check out local businesses and organizations that will fund local community grants, including: your local casino, health care systems and hospitals, or do a google search for local non-profits to see if they are offering grants. In addition to checking local resources, there are some national online resources as well: 

Grant Writing Tips & Training

The University of Washington, a HANC partner, developed a Tribal Grant Writing Training. While the manual is in the works, you can review the webinar and PPT:

Expert Journal Reviews

In 2014, AAIP expert consultants, Drs. Janis Campbell and Amanda Janitz, conducted a review of the journal articles used by the Community Preventive Services Task Force to determine which obesity prevention strategies were evidence-based or shown scientifically to be effective at preventing obesity. Our question was, “Had any of the recommended obesity prevention strategies been tested in AI/AN communities and/or culturally adapted for AI/AN communities?” Only one article included AI/AN in the sample size.

Learn More about the Journal Reviews