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NJ Department of Health’s Healthy Corner Store Initiative

The Food Trust is targeting WIC-authorized (The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children) small corner stores to make healthy foods, especially fresh fruit and vegetables more accessible, available, affordable, culturally appropriate, appealing and easy…..for residents in low income food deserts.

Faith in Prevention Initiative Yr 1 Evaluation Report

Hot off the Press: NJ Department of Health’s Faith in Prevention Initiative, Year 1 Evaluation Report! Click here to view.

2015 ShapingNJ Healthy Communities Grant Project Evaluation Report

The much anticipated 2015 ShapingNJ Healthy Communities Grant Project evaluation report is now available, along with a highlight of community accomplishments and a summary of results. With our funding partners, NJ communities are supported with micro-grants to implement healthy eating and active living policy and environmental strategies. Click here to view.

The NJ Department of Health has announced the 2016 awards for the ShapingNJ Healthy Community Grants, launching at the end of January

A list of organizations that will be funded and the communities they will be service can be found here.

UPDATED New Jersey Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Fact Sheet.

An at-a-glance document for rates of obesity, physical activity, nutrition and breastfeeding in New Jersey (Updated October 2015). Click the "more" link below to see the updated fact sheet.

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No matter where you live, work or play, ShapingNJ has the toolkit to make it healthier and more active.