Center Grants


Grantee: University of Alaska Fairbanks
Project Description
Grant Project Investigator: Bret Luick
Grant Starting Date: August 1st, 2015
Grant Ending Date: July 31st, 2016
Project Details: Researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks will conduct a secondary data analysis on NIFA Western Region State EFNEP data from 2014. Researchers will examine sugar sweetened beverage (SSB) intake by EFNEP participants pre/post, evaluating the EFNEP intervention on SSB consumption. Researchers will also investigate the monetary costs associated with SSB intake by evaluating pre/post SSB expenditures along with the change in costs over the period of the EFNEP intervention.


Grantee: Utah State University1
Sub grantee: University of Utah2
Project Description
Grant Project Investigator: Carrie Durward
Grant Project Co-Investigators: John Hurdle2, Patricia Guenther2, Heidi LeBlanc1, Paula Scott1
Grant Starting Date: July 1st, 2015
Grant Ending Date: June 30th, 2016
Project Details: Researchers at Utah State University and the University of Utah will assess participant grocery store purchases of fruit, vegetables, whole grains and dairy foods, before and after participating in Utah EFNEP or SNAP-Ed. Participants will be asked to provide their retail grocer customer loyalty card numbers at entry. Grocery retail partners will provide sales records to researchers for these participants for pre/post intervention comparison.