Current Grants and Contracts

Project Name Funding Source Period of Performance PI/ Co-PI Amount
Investigating the Effects of Depression on Contraceptive Behaviors

National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Child and Human Development
(NIH/NICHD)

7/2013-12/2017 Julia R. Steinberg $524,500
Time Use Survey Data Access System National Institute of Child Health and Human Development 9/2012-8/2017 Sandra Hofferth $3,000,000
Research Coordinating Network: The NSF Social Observatories Coordination Network National Science Foundation 9/2012 - 8/2017 Sandra Hofferth $300,000

The Effect of Food Price on Food Insecurity and Diet Quality:
Exploring Potential Moderating Roles of SNAP and Consumer Competency

UKCPR FoodAPS Research Initiative of the Economic Research Service 6/2014 - 6/2016 Jinhee Kim $40,000
Understanding the Relationship between Pregnancy Outcomes and Subsequent Suicide Risk American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) 10/2013 - 12/2015 Julia R. Steinberg $90,000
Novel Research in Abortion and Mental Health Society of Family Planning (SFP) 7/2013 - 12/2015 Julia R. Steinberg $123,507
Incorporating HHFKA into Project ReFresh - USDA Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act Implementation Grant

Maryland State Department of Education;
USDA Food and Nutrition Service

10/2012 - 9/2015 Stephanie Grutzmacher $169,572
Improving Family Food Security in Afghanistan - USDA International Extension Development Subcontract United States Department of Agriculture 10/2011 - 9/2015 Stephanie Grutzmacher $1,125,081
Evaluation of Serving Together: Veterans, Troops, and Family Care Initiative Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; 
Mental Health Association of Montgomery County
11/2011 - 7/2015 Sally Koblinsky (Evaluator) $108,400
Enhancing the Maryland Veterans' Behavioral Health Initative Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene 6/2012 - 12/2014 Sally Koblinsky, Leigh Leslie, Sandra Quinn $421,941

Enhancing the Behavioral Health and Successful Reintegration of Women Veterans in Maryland

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene;
Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency, Inc. 

6/2012 - 12/2014 Sally Koblinsky, Leigh Leslie $80,000
Health, Economic Stability and Participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program RIDGE Center for Targeted Studies,
Purdue University & Mississippi State University
6/2013 - 12/2014 Jinhee Kim $35,000
Workplace Financial Education University of Maryland Extension Internal Competitive Grant 1/2013 - 12/2014 Jinhee Kim $18,368
Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program Evaluation Project USDA Food and Nutrition Service;
Maryland Department of Human Resources
10/2013 - 9/2014 Stephanie Grutzmacher $125,629

Past Grants and Contracts

Project Name Funding Source Period of Performance PI/ Co-PI Amount
Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program Evaluation Project USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Maryland Department of Human Resources
10/2012 - 9/2013 Stephanie Grutzmacher $168,650
Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program Walk Ways Evaluation United States Department of Agriculture 7/2009-12/2012 Stephanie Grutzmacher & Lisa Lachenmayr  
ReFresh Teams: Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Selection in the Cafeteria through Environmental Nudges USDA Food and Nutrition Service 10/2010 - 9/2012 Stephanie Grutzmacher $291,000
Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program Evaluation USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Maryland Department of Human Resources
10/2011 - 9/2012 Stephanie Grutzmacher $94,650
Maryland Population Research Center National Institute of Child Health and Human Development 7/2001-6/2012 Sandra Hofferth  
HealthSmart Impact Team University of Maryland Extension 2009-2011 Elisabeth Maring $19,000
Parental Feeding Practices, Core Nutrition Messages, and the Prevention of Obesity Among Preschool Children USDA AFRI National Research Initiative 10/2010 - 9/2011 Stephanie Grutzmacher $49,644
Food Supplement Nutrition Education Program Evaluation USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Maryland Department of Human Resources
10/2010 - 9/2011 Stephanie Grutzmacher $99,303
Intergenerational Influences on Men's Transitions to Adulthood Subcontract from Cornell University 6/2006-5/2011 Kevin Roy $215,261
Healthy Homes Partnership NIFA/USDA/HUD   Elisabeth Maring & Leigh Leslie $4,000
Improving Medical Assistance Outreach to Eligible Pregnant Women in Maryland Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene   Bonnie Braun $27,000
The Black Parenting Project 2012 National Institute on Mental Health   Mia Smith Bynum $339,430
Family Processes; Intergenerational Learning; and Involved Fathering Subcontract from Cornell University 6/2009-2/2011 Sandra Hofferth & Kevin Roy $161,865
Transition to Fatherhood National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (via subcontract from Cornell University) 3/2005-3/2010 Sandra Hofferth & Elizabeth Peters $105,421
Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program Evaluation USDA Food and Nutrition Service;
Maryland Department of Human Reources
10/2009 - 9/2010 Stephanie Grutzmacher $29,331
I series course University of Maryland College Park 8/2010-12/2010 Jacqueline Wallen $9,100
New Communities Project Grant: Youth Development Programming in After School Settings in Three Maryland Communities US Department of Agriculture 2004-2009 Susan Walker $732,000
Family Processes, Intergenerational Learning, and Involved Fathering National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) 1/2005-12/2009 Sandra Hofferth $582,297
Rural Families Speak: Well-Being of Rural Low-Income Families in the Context of Welfare Reform Maryland Cooperative Extension, Univ of Maryland, USDA 10/1998-9/2008 Bonnie Braun  
Measuring Children's Activity in its Social Context Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) 9/2004-7/2006 Sandra Hofferth $150,000
Psychological, Dyadic, and Environmental Predictors of Satisfaction and Stability in African American Interracial Couples Graduate Research Board, University of Maryland 2005 Jaslean LaTailade $9,750
Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program Evaluation USDA, Maryland Department of Human Resources 10/2003-9/2005 Bonnie Braun $62,412
Family Psychoeducational Intervention for Schizophrenia USDHHS/Public Health Service 4/2002-9/2005 Roger Rubin & Norman Epstein $300,000
Development of an Integrated Family and Consumer Science and 4H Web Site on Child Care and After-School Programming Maryland Cooperative Extension 2004 Susan Walker $5,000
Engaging Limited Resource Citizens in the Deliberate Public Process Kettering Foundation 2/2004-12/2004 Bonnie Braun $30,000
Lifelines for Kids: Support for Children in Concurrent Planning in Foster Care Program Evaluation USDSS/Subcontract with Center for Adoption Support and Education Evaluation 9/2000-9/2004 Jacqueline Wallen & Sally Koblinsky $180,000
NICHD Family & Child Well-Being Research Network NICHD 4/1999-3/2004 Sandra Hofferth $659,833
Maryland Family Policy Impact Seminar William J. & Dorothy K. O'Neill Foundation 2001-2003 Elaine Anderson $11,403
Dads Make a Difference Child Support Enforcement Administration, State of Maryland 1998-2003 Elaine Anderson $75,000
Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program Evaluation USDA, Maryland Department of Human Resources 10/2002-12/2003 Jinhee Kim $31,441
Fostering Resiliency in At-Risk African American Children: A Substance Abuse and Violence Prevention Intervention for Head Start Parents USDHHS/SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Prevention 9/2000-9/2003 Sally Koblinsky & Suzanne Randolph $200,000
Predicting African American Children's School Competence USDHHS-University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 8/2001-7/2003 Suzanne Randolph $30,000
Psychoeducational Services to Children, Parents & Teachers in a Public School Affected by the September 11th Tragedy Community Foundation of The National Capital Region 5/2002-6/2003 Leigh Leslie $28,051
Children, Youth & Families at Risk Initiative USDA/Cooperative States Research Education Extension Services 5/1998-5/2003 Susan Walker $485,000
Comparison of Couples Treatment for Domestic Abuse Target Company 2001-2002 Norman Epstein & Carol Werlinich $2,000
MCE, Child Care Provider Training Initiative Maryland Cooperative Extension 2001-2002 Susan Walker $5,000
Welfare Reform Effects on Food Assistance Use and Family Well-Being US Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service 10/1998-9/2002 Sandra Hofferth $114,135
Lessons Learned in Delivering Culturally Competent Services The MayaTech Corp   Suzanne Randolph $54,550