Funding Opportunities- December 1

Voices for Healthy Kids Calls for Open RFA Applications

RFP Applications: December 15, 2016     Apply here

The American Heart Association and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation are working to create a culture of health through Voices for Healthy Kids. Through this collaboration, and in working with a team of experts across the healthy eating and active living movement, the initiative aims to engage, organize, and mobilize people to help all children grow up at a healthy weight. Strategic Campaign Funds Open RFA opportunity aims to fund strategic issue advocacy campaigns focused on helping kids grow up at a healthy weight through state, local, and tribal public policy campaigns. The duration of these grants will vary but will generally be one year or less. Awards of up to $90,000 are available. Applications must be specific to an individual campaign focused on changing public policy in one state, local, or tribal geographic location and must align with one of the Voices for Healthy Kids policy priorities.   Award notifications will be sent on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 for funding start dates of February 1, 2017 or March 1, 2017. For questions or assistance, please view the Application Instructions, FAQ, or contact Shannon Melluzzo, Grants Manager at Shannon.Melluzzo@heart.org.

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Groundwork USA Accepting Letters of Interest

Letters of Interest due: February 1, 2017     Application instructions

Groundwork USA is now accepting Letters of Interest from communities wishing to begin the process of applying for Groundwork USA program funding and technical assistance and to join the Groundwork Network. Funding is currently available to select up to two new communities for the Groundwork Program. They will be eligible for up to $200,000 in funding and technical assistance from the National Park Service, US Environmental Protection Agency, and Groundwork USA to plan, establish, and build the capacity of Groundwork Trust organizations in their communities.

For complete details on the application and selection process, including eligibility requirements, submission details, and evaluation criteria, download the Call for Letters of Interest. If you have questions about the application process, please contact Anjali Chen, Trust Services Director at Groundwork USA. For more information about Groundwork USA, please visit www.groundworkusa.org.

BUILD Health Challenge Calls for Applications

Applications due: February 21, 2017     Application instructions

The BUILD Health Challenge has issued a call for applications for its second wave of $250,000 grants. These 17 awards will support implementation of cross-sector solutions to local health challenges, and require participation by a local health department, hospital, and community organization. Informational webinars are being offered in the next several weeks.

The Public Health Foundation can provide essential services to support and enhance such partnerships, with or without a grant award. These include:

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