RWJF: Conducting Evaluations of Healthy Children, Healthy Weight Programs

Deadline: 25 July 2018

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is seeking proposals for its Conducting Evaluations of Healthy Children, Healthy Weight Programs to improve the health and well-being of all in America.

Evaluations could assess a wide range of evaluation questions, including (but not limited to):

  • To what extent does a program/grant (e.g., its strategy, tactics, outcomes) align with that of the Foundation’s broader Healthy Children, Healthy Weight focus area?
  • What are the major strengths and areas of improvement for a specific program/grant as they relate to goals/priorities in the Healthy Children, Healthy Weight focus area?
  • What has the program/grant or grantee achieved with RWJF’s funding?
  • In what way(s) has the program/grant influenced the field?

Award Information

  • One contract of up to $2 million will be awarded through this call for qualifications (CFQ).
  • The contract is for a funding period of 36 months.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant organizations must be based in the United States or its territories.
  • Awards will be made to organizations, not to individuals.

SELECTION CRITERIA

Proposals will be reviewed by a committee composed of RWJF staff and external experts. Final funding decisions are made by RWJF staff. An evaluation organization will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Experience working with foundations
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to RWJF priorities
  • Ability to be nimble, flexible, responsive, and innovative in approaches to evaluation
  • Depth of staff expertise in qualitative and quantitative methods and across various types of evaluations
  • Substantive expertise in the full range of topics related to the Foundation’s programming in the
  • Healthy Children, Healthy Weight focus area
  • Experience partnering with organizations in the evaluation process (i.e., working closely with the organizations being evaluated)
  • Ability to convene an evaluation team with the appropriate skill set quickly that can work with grantees who could be based in locations around the country
  • Ability to clearly communicate take-home messages around the findings, without jargon

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit RWJF.

ICNL: Promoting a Favorable Legal Environment for Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO)

Global Affairs Canada’s Growth that Works for Everyone: Inclusive and Shared Prosperity in Ukraine

Applications Open for Tata Trusts’s Travel Grant Program!

DST-NWO: Seeking Expressions of Interest for Urban Water Systems

Active Citizens Fund: Promoting Democratic Participation and Human Rights in Poland

Ecologists in Africa: Providing Support of Up to £8,000

NYCI: Inviting Applications for Artist and Youth Work Residency Scheme 2018

Elsa U. Pardee Foundation Grant Program: Supporting Research in the field of Cancer in U.S.

RWJF’s Systems for Action: Systems and Services Research for a Culture of Health

Organic Farming Research Foundation: Seeking LOIs for 2018 Research Grants Program

ICFJ/Connectas: Inviting Applicants for Investigative Reporting Opportunity 2018

U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia: Journalism Training – Connecting Media and Government

McLain Association for Children: Accepting Applications for Small Grant Program

Jewish Helping Hands: Seeking Applications for Tikkun Olam Grant Program

Heinrich Boll Foundation: Seeking Applications for Reportage on Water Management in Morocco

Apply for NERC Innovation Projects 2018!

UN Women/Kosovo Call for Proposals: Ending Violence against Women- Implementing Norms, Changing Minds

UN-Habitat: Development and Deployment of E-Learning Programme for Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme

USAID’s Civic Engagement Project: Inviting Macedonian CSOs for Rapid Response Grants (RRGs)

International Center for Not-for-Profit Law: Seeking Applications for Global Education Initiative Grants

Rumphius Foundation Grants: Enriching Groups and Organizations in United States

SHRIM Call for Proposals: Supporting the Implementation of Security and Human Rights

Embassy of Canada to Ethiopia: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

FHI 360: DREAMS – Community Mobilization and Norms Change Program