Funding Opportunities- August 22, 2014

Notah Begay III Foundation’s (NB3F) Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures Announces New Grant Opportunity
Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures is offering a Request for Proposals (RFP) for their Capacity Building Grants.  The purpose of these grants will be to partner with Native communities to support work to address childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes through:

  1. Community Health Assessments and/or
  2. Community Planning and Capacity Building

The application deadline is September 12, 2014, at 5:00 pm (MST).  Up to 12 grants of up to $20,000 each will be awarded for this grant cycle.  The online application can be found the Capacity Building Grants webpage along with additional information and criteria.
An informational webinar will be held on August 13, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. (MST).  To register visit the NB3F Capacity Building Grants webpage.
For questions or additional information please contact us at

OEA Choice Trust is pleased to announce our School Employee Wellness Grant opportunity

Our grant opportunity offers funds to Oregon public school districts, community colleges and Education Service Districts to promote and support the health and wellness of school employees.  Because of your expressed interest in school employee wellness, we have attached the Fall 2014 School Employee Wellness Grant Application Packet for your convenience.

OEA Choice Trust is the only organization dedicated to workplace wellness for all Oregon public school employees. We help administrators, teachers, faculty and school staff create the healthy workplaces they want and need. Our vision is that all Oregon public school employees are healthy, resilient and engaged as champions for healthy school environments and vital communities. As a result, they are fulfilled in their work, model health for students and are better equipped to foster student success.

OEA Choice Trust has a unique opportunity to assist in promoting the physical, emotional and social well-being of school employees through the provision of employee wellness grants. Our School Employee Wellness Grant Program is designed to allow school leaders and employees the flexibility to develop a tailored program to best meet the needs, goals and priorities of your district and school staff.

To support the development of your grant application, please review our Blueprint for School Employee Wellness Guide at

How to Apply
The official Grant Application can be found at  To access the grant application package:
Go to
Select ‘Grants’
Select ‘Apply for Grants’
Select ‘ Download Grant Application ‘
Review and complete the grant application
Send an electronic copy to Inge Aldersebaes at no later than October 27th and mail a hard copy to OEA Choice Trust, 6900 SW Atlanta St. Building #2, Tigard, OR 97223  Attention: Inge Aldersebaes
Important Date: Application Deadline: October 27, 2014
This is a competitive grant opportunity and grant applications received after October 27th will not be accepted.
Please feel free to reach out to us with any questions or ideas – both Jake Rooks and I are available to help in any way we can!    Jake’s email address is and phone number is 503-495-6257 and my phone number is 503-495-6254.




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