The following organizations share OPCE's goal of building healthier communities. Their websites contain useful information and resources for CHSC grantees and those working in the field of obesity prevention.


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Action for Healthy Kids

Action for Healthy Kids is the nation’s leading nonprofit and largest volunteer network fighting childhood obesity and undernourishment by partnering with schools to improve nutrition and physical activity to help […]

Active Living by Design

Active Living By Design creates community-led change by working with local, state, and national partners to build a culture of active living and healthy eating.

Alliance for a Healthier Generation

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation works with schools, companies, community organizations, healthcare professionals, and families to transform the conditions and systems that lead to healthier kids. The Alliance’s goal […]

Alliance of New York State YMCAs

The Alliance of New York State YMCAs is comprised of 45 independent Ys and more than 120 YMCA branches, making up an extraordinary group of dedicated nonprofits working together to […]

American Academy of Pediatrics

The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is to attain optimal physical, mental and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Founded by six cardiologists in 1924, their organization now includes more […]

American Lung Association

The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. Their work is focused on […]

Berkeley Media Studies Group

Berkeley Media Studies Group (BMSG) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding advocates’ ability to improve the systems and structures that determine health. Through research, BMSG learns how the media […]

Bike New York

Bike New York is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and New York City’s leading proponent of cycling as a practical, sustainable, and healthy means of transportation and recreation. Bike New York offers […]

BikeNYC

BikeNYC.org is your home for all things bicycling in New York City. With a user friendly calendar and daily tips and deals, BikeNYC.org is the go-to source to connect with […]

Bipartisan Policy Center

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is a non-profit organization that drives principled solutions through rigorous analysis, reasoned negotiation and respectful dialogue. The BPC Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative seeks to […]

Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap assesses the impact of policies, programs, and other environmental influences on adolescent alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug use and related outcomes. In 2003, BTG expanded its efforts […]

California Project LEAN

California Project LEAN (Leaders Encouraging Activity and Nutrition) is a program of the Public Health Institute. California Project LEAN works to advance nutrition and physical activity policy in schools, early […]

Center for Science in the Public Interest

CSPI is a leading advocacy organization focused on nutrition, food safety, and health. CSPI has long sought to educate the public, advocate government policies that are consistent with scientific evidence […]

ChangeLab

ChangeLab Solutions has multiple tools for building healthier communities, including active communities, healthy food environments, limiting unhealthy foods, junk food marketing, and healthier schools.

Coalition for Healthy School Food

The Coalition for Healthy School Food (CHSF) is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit that introduces plant-based foods and nutrition education in schools to educate the whole school community.

Cookshop

CookShop, the core nutrition education program of the Food Bank For New York City, gives low-income children, adults and teens the knowledge and tools to adopt and enjoy a healthy […]

Cornell Cooperative Extension

Cornell Cooperative Extension puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability and social well-being. We bring local experience and research based solutions together, helping New York State […]

Edible Schoolyard NYC

Edible Schoolyard NYC partners with public schools to transform the hearts, minds, and eating habits of young New Yorkers through garden and kitchen classes integrated into the school day.

Fan4Kids

FAN4Kids is a non-profit company offering a comprehensive and innovative program designed to introduce kids to a lifetime of healthy living. Working with kids, parents, schools, and local communities, FAN4Kids […]

Food Bank of Central New York

The Food Bank of Central New York is a non-profit organization working to eliminate hunger through nutritious food distribution, education, and advocacy in cooperation with the community. The Food Bank […]

Food Marketing Work Group

The Food Marketing Workgroup is a network of more than 225 organizations and academic experts dedicated to eliminating harmful food marketing — particularly marketing aimed at those who are most […]

Foodlink

Foodlink is a regional food hub and the Feeding America food bank serving Allegany, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates Counties. Our operations target the root […]

Funder’s Collaborative for Youth Organizing

The Funders’ Collaborative on Youth Organizing (FCYO) is a collection of national, regional and local grant makers and youth organizing practitioners dedicated to advancing youth organizing as a strategy for […]

GOBike Buffalo

Through advocacy efforts, infrastructure improvements, and community programs, GObike Buffalo works to create healthy, environmentally sustainable, community friendly options in the greater Buffalo region.

Green Bronx Machine

Green Bronx Machine builds healthy, equitable, and resilient communities through inspired education, local food systems, and 21st Century workforce development. Dedicated to cultivating minds and harvesting hope, our school-based model […]

Grow to Learn NYC

The Citywide School Garden Initiative was established in 2010 as a public-private partnership between the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, GrowNYC, and several government agency partners. Their efforts […]

Growing Food Connections

This partnership aims to enhance community food security while ensuring sustainable and economically viable agriculture and food practices. This involves building the capacity of local governments to create public policy […]

Healthiest Practice Open Streets

This website provides a toolkit for implementing Healthiest Practice Open Streets. ‘Open Streets’ are community-based programs that temporarily open selected streets to people, by closing them to cars. By doing […]

Healthy Eating Research

Healthy Eating Research is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The program supports research on environmental and policy strategies with strong potential to promote healthy eating among […]

Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities

Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities (HKHC) is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) whose goal is to implement healthy eating and active living policies, and environmental-change initiatives […]

Hunger Solutions New York

Hunger Solutions strives to maximize participation in, and support for, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the School Breakfast Program (SBP), and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Hunger Solutions […]

Leadership for Healthy Communties

Leadership for Healthy Communities (LHC) is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation designed to support local and state government leaders nationwide in their efforts to reduce childhood […]

Let’s Move America

Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up […]

National Council of La Raza

The National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States, works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans. NCLR works to improve nutrition […]

National Good Food Network

The National Good Food Network is bringing together people from all parts of the rapidly emerging good food system — producers, buyers, distributors, advocates, investors, and funders — to create […]

National PTA

National PTA comprises millions of families, students, teachers, administrators, businesses and community leaders devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of parent involvement in schools. The goal of […]

NEA Health Information Network

The NEA Health Information Network (NEA HIN) is a non-profit health and safety organization closely aligned with the National Education Association (NEA). NEA HIN advances information, programs, services and policies […]

New York Academy of Medicine

The New York Academy of Medicine is dedicated to advancing the health and well-being of people living in cities. They do this through our Institute for Urban Health, home of […]

New York Bicycling Coalition

New York Bicycling Coalition advocates for pro-bicycle policies and funding at all levels of government; educates New Yorkers about bicycle safety and the benefits of bicycling; provides technical assistance and […]

New York School Nutrition Association

The New York School Nutrition Association provides information, services, and continuing education to school nutrition and food service professionals in New York State. This includes sponsoring conferences where attendees receive […]

New York School-Based Health Alliance

The New York School-Based Health Alliance represents school-based health centers (SBHC) in New York State. SBHCs exist at the intersection of education and health and are the caulk that prevents […]

New York State Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program

The Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) provides checks to women, infants and children through the Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) and to seniors in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program […]

New York State Public Health Association

The New York State Public Health Association (NYSPHA) is an affiliate of the American Public Health Association and serves as a statewide organization for members from all disciplines in the […]

NY School Nutrition Association

We provide information, services, and continuing education to school nutrition and food service professionals in New York State. We sponsor conferences where attendees receive educational opportunities through workshops, speakers, and […]

NYS Department of Transportation

It is the mission of the New York State Department of Transportation to ensure their customers – those who live, work and travel in New York State — have a […]

OPEN Physical Education

OPEN Phys Ed helps teachers help their students by providing rigorous, outcomes-based curriculum tools to every physical education teacher. OPEN is a backward designed curriculum project that targets SHAPE America’s […]

PedNet

PedNet Coalition (“pedestrian and pedaling network”) is a non-profit organization that promotes active transportation through advocacy and educational programming. They work to make it easier for people to walk, bike, […]

Pew Charitable Trusts

The Pew Charitable Trusts helps states ensure that all foods served in U.S. schools are healthy. Through a data-driven, analytical approach to developing strategies, Pew supports states in improving the […]

Phys Ed for All Coalition

The Phys Ed for All Coalition advocates for equal access to quality physical education in New York City schools.

Playworks

Playworks helps schools and districts make the most of recess through on-site staffing, consultative support, professional development, free resources, and more. We also support youth programs and other organizations that […]

PolicyLink

Founded in 1999, PolicyLink connects the work of people on the ground to the creation of sustainable communities of opportunity that allows everyone to participate and prosper. Such communities offer […]

Recycle-A-Bicycle

Recycle-A-Bicycle utilizes the bicycle as a resource to foster youth development, environmental education, community engagement, and healthy living. Through retail storefronts, social entrepreneurship, and innovative programs, Recycle-A-Bicycle empowers the youth […]

Safe Routes Partnership

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership is a national non-profit that advances policy change and catalyzes support for healthy, active communities, starting with walking and bicycling to school. They […]

Salud America!

Salud America! is a national online network of researchers, community group leaders, decision makers and members of the public working together to support healthy policy and environmental changes that can […]

School Food Focus

Based in New York City but with a nationwide reach, School Food FOCUS is a national collaborative that leverages the knowledge and procurement power of large school districts to make […]

Shop Healthy NYC

Shop Healthy NYC works with communities — 13 including residents, food retailers, and food suppliers and distributors — to increase access to healthy foods. Shop Healthy NYC has developed a […]

Slow Food New York City

Slow Food NYC is the New York City chapter of Slow Food, a non-profit, member-supported organization founded in 1989 to counteract the culture of fast food. Slow Food stands against […]

Smart Growth America

Smart Growth America is the only national organization dedicated to researching, advocating for, and leading coalitions to bring smart growth practices to more communities nationwide. From providing more sidewalks so […]

The Food Trust

The Food Trust is a nationally recognized nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food and information to make healthy decisions. Headquartered in Philadelphia, The Food […]

The Notah Begay III Foundation

The Notah Begay III Foundation (NB3 Foundation) was established as an answer to the overwhelming statistic—one in two Native American children born since 2000 will develop Type 2 diabetes in […]

The Partnership for Healthier NYC

The goal of the Partnership is to significantly reduce chronic disease in New York City—for everyone—by supporting proven, community-level efforts, to change the environments in which people make decisions that […]

The Praxis Project

The Praxis Project is a nonprofit movement support intermediary and an institution of color that is focused on movement building for fundamental change. The Project’s mission is to build healthy […]

Transportation Alternatives

Transportation Alternatives’ mission is to reclaim New York City’s streets from the automobile and to promote bicycling, walking and public transit. With 100,000 active supporters and a committee of activists […]

UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity

The Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity is a non-profit research and public policy organization devoted to promoting solutions to childhood obesity, poor diet, and weight bias through research […]

Voices for Healthy Kids

Voices for Healthy Kids calls for changes in the food environment in the United States that has enabled the rise in obesity over the last few decades. Their work will […]

Wellness in the Schools

Wellness in the Schools (WITS) inspires healthy eating, environmental awareness and fitness as a way of life for kids in public schools. Through meaningful public/private partnerships with school leadership, teachers, […]

Wholesome Wave

Wholesome Wave works in 33 states and could be a partner in New York. They run, among other efforts, a nutrition incentive program that provides a monetary incentive when low-income […]

YMCA of the USA

The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., the YMCA engages 21 million men, women and children […]