The Healthy Culture Research and Education Foundation
The Healthy Culture Research and Education Foundation seeks to fund research that demonstrates the impact of interventions designed to create wellness cultures at work, among friends, at home and in the community. The foundation will support research that addresses any or all of the following dimensions of cultural support:
We seek research that tests the belief that cultural environments play an important role in achieving and maintaining healthy lifestyles. It is proposed that cultural influences can:
The foundation will fund research that uses group settings (households, individual departments or workgroups, organizations, or communities) as the unit of analysis. Outcome research based on case studies is acceptable. The foundation will make standardized measures available for inclusion in the research. However, researchers are welcome to use other culture measures that may be better suited to assess the impact of their intervention.
Research results must be made available for publication.
Award Size: $10,000 - $25,000. (Anticipated total annual awards: $50,000.)