Funding Opportunities- June 14, 2013

The deadline for the Nike Employee Grant Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation Spring/Summer 2013 cycle has been extended to June 21.
The Fund, which was established in 2010 and is administered in a unique partnership with The Oregon Community Foundation, supports:

  • Projects that encourage physical activity in meaningful ways, especially those that create early positive experiences for children through physical education, sports and play.
  • Projects that address community challenges through innovative community-based solutions.

The Nike Employee Grant Fund seeks to benefit communities where Nike employees live, work, and play in the greater Portland area (Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington, Yamhill, and Columbia counties in Oregon and Clark County in southwest Washington). $300,000 is available in this cycle.
The full set of guidelines and the application are available online at

Public Health Law Research Releases Call for Proposals
Public Health Law Research: Making the Case for Laws That Improve Health
Proposal deadline: July 24, 2013 (3:00 p.m. ET)
Public Health Law Research: Making the Case for Laws That Improve Health
is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation seeking studies that investigate specific mechanisms through which a new legal intervention or an existing law or enforcement strategy impacts physical or mental health. The program is particularly interested in proposals that use sophisticated research design and analysis of existing datasets that can provide insight on the effects of laws and legal practices over time and across jurisdictions.
More details and how to apply




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