Funding Opportunities — October 7, 2011

Become an ACHIEVE Community

NACCHO has released a request for applications for ACHIEVE (Action Communities for Health, Innovation, and EnVironmental changE).  ACHIEVE is a partnership between local communities and national and state organizations joined in a movement to create healthier place to live, work and play.  In its fourth year of funding, NACCHO invites local health departments to apply to become an ACHIEVE community.  The 2012 ACHIEVE initiative will include an emphasis on peer mentoring.

Funding Opportunity for The Heart Truth Community Action Program Deadline: October 31st

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health will award grants ranging from $15,000 to $100,000 to community organizations engaged in women’s heart health initiatives. The Heart Truth Community Action Program aims to equip community-based organizations to education women and empower them to make lifestyle changes that will lower their risk for heart disease.

Grants for Education, Violence Prevention, and Health Deadline: October 16, 2011   The Verizon Foundation is interested in funding programs that help individuals increase their educational achievement, avoid being an abuser or victim of domestic violence, and sustain a healthy and safe lifestyle. Award amounts vary. Eligible entities includes nonprofits with 501(c)(3) status, elementary and secondary schools that are registered with the National Center for Education Statistics, hospitals or medical research organizations with specific IRS status, and churches, provided their proposals benefit individuals regardless of religious affiliation.


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