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Grants for Obesity Prevention

Part of our mission is to help connect communities interested in using CATCH to the funds and other resources they need. Please search our database below to see what grant opportunities may be available in your area.

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Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey Grant

Grantor: Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey
Amount: Varies
Deadline: November 23, 2018

To be considered for support, a proposal must fit the Foundation’s mission and address key physical and/or mental health issues in the Foundation’s priority areas: Vulnerable populations in the greater Newark, NJ community; At-risk individuals and families in the MetroWest Jewish community; Clinical research/medical education initiatives that significantly and directly impact the above-named populations; Promotion of humanism in medicine in ways that directly impact patient care. Requests <$25,000 are accepted on a rolling basis. For requests >$25,000, due dates are: Aug. 31 and Nov. 23, 2018 and March 4, June 4, and Sept. 4, 2019.


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Healthy Communities Fund and Mini Grants

Grantor: Partnership for Better Health
Amount: $1,000 - $100,000
Deadline: December 1, 2018

The Partnership for Better Health provides funding for grants and initiatives that improve individual health status and community health capacity through the use of evidence-based strategies and best practices. Only 501c3 organizations are eligible for grants with the exception of school districts which may apply for mini-grants. Organizations must provide services that benefit residents of Perry County, Western and Central Cumberland County, Northern Adams County and Greater Shippensburg. Healthy Communities Fund: $10,000-$100,000 grants for organizations and projects that support decisions, conditions, policies, and systems that enable people to live healthier lives in their schools, workplaces, homes, and neighborhoods. Mini Grants: $1,000-$5,000 for discrete programs in schools or the community, meeting or training expenses, or response to a community health emergency that fit within the Partnership’s Broad Framework. Deadline dates: August 1, December 1, March 1

 


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Community Partnership Grants

Grantor: WellSpan
Amount: <$20,000
Deadline: December 1, 2018

Organizations that qualify as not-for-profit, tax-exempt and that serve the communities in WellSpan Health’s service area (Adams, York, Lancaster, and Lebanon counties) may apply for a Community Partnership Grant. Projects should be consistent with WellSpan Health’s vision to improve the health and well being of the people they serve. Current priority areas include: overweight/obesity, health care access, tobacco use, depression and end-of-life care. Most grants are less than $20,000. Application due dates are July 1, December 1, and April 1.

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GOAL (Growing Opportunities and Leaders) Grants

Grantor: Kids N' Community Foundation
Amount: $150,000 over 3 years
Deadline: December 4, 2018

The Kids ‘N Community Foundation provides funding to children’s nonprofits with a health or education focus throughout North Carolina. Grants are awarded for $150,000 over a three-year term. Organizations will receive $50,000 per year and will be recognized as GOAL Grant recipients for the entirety of their three-year term. Grants at the GOAL level are meant to help organizations make a sustainable, high-impact in their service area. Preference is given to organizations that have received funding at a Game Changer level or been an official Carolina Hurricanes Community Relations partner (ex. charity drive recipient).


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WISE School Grants

Grantor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC Foundation
Amount: up to $8,000
Deadline: December 31, 2018

The BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation launched the Wellness Inspired School Environments (WISE) grant opportunity for public and private, nonprofit schools in South Carolina. For this opportunity, the Foundation is partnering with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation (AHG) through its Healthy Schools Program. Schools can apply for funding throughout 2018, on a rolling basis. To be considered for the first round of application reviews, please submit your application by April 30, 2018.


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Responsive Grants

Grantor: Sisters Health Foundation
Amount: $500 to $50,000
Deadline: January 16, 2019

The Responsive Grant Program advances oral health, healthy lifestyles, or health equity in the Mid-Ohio Valley. To apply, an applicant must be a tax-exempt nonprofit under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or a public institution. The project or strategy will positively impact residents in one or more counties of our service area: West Virginia (Calhoun, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Tyler, Wirt, Wood), Ohio (Athens, Meigs, Washington). There are 2 grant cycles annually.


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Foundation Grant

Grantor: Reser Family Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1, 2019

The Reser Family Foundation makes transformational charitable contributions in the areas of the arts, education, environment and health that will result in broad public benefit, primarily in Oregon. Applicants must have current 501(c)(3) tax exempt status. Grant Request Letter must be received by February 1 and August 1 each year.


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Responsive Grants

Grantor: John Randolph Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1, 2019

John Randolph Foundation partners with local communities and organizations in the Tri-Cities area of Virginia (the City of Hopewell, the County of Prince George, and surrounding areas) to support good health and bright futures. There are 2 grant cycles annually with Letters of Intent due February 1 and August 1.


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Healthy Behaviors Grants

Grantor: Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1, 2019

The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation enhances the health and wellness of area residents, providing education, funding and programs that motivate people to adopt healthy lifestyles. The Foundation serves the residents of Pottstown Borough and those within a 10-mile radius of downtown Pottstown. There are two grantmaking cycles annually with Letters of Intent due February 1 and August 1.


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Miami County Foundation Grant

Grantor: Miami County Foundation
Amount: Variable
Deadline: February 28, 2019

The purpose of Miami County Foundation grants is to solicit, receive and administer assets exclusively for charitable purposes that would most effectively assist, encourage and promote the health, education and welfare of the citizens of Miami County. Applicants must provide services directly to the citizens of Miami County, OH and must be certified federally tax-exempt by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501 (c) or equivalent organization, preferably 501 (c)(3). Applications due the last day of February and August.


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Foundation Grant

Grantor: Allegheny County Medical Society
Amount: $10,000-$25,000
Deadline: May 17, 2019

ACMS Foundation supports home and community environments that nurture and develop healthy children and families for a healthy Allegheny County. The ACMS Foundation is most interested in making grants of $10,000 to $25,000 per year for periods of 1 to 3 years to provide consistent and sustained funding. Preference will be give to grant applicants who demonstrate a collaborative project or program with similar organizations.

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Grants for Health & Wellbeing

Grantor: Astellas USA Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

Astellas USA Foundation provides funding to programs that either have a national scope in the U.S., or those that take place in and around the areas of Northbrook, IL, Skokie, IL, Santa Monica, CA, Norman, OK, Washington, D.C., Toronto, Canada and Latin America. Grants are made to organizations that are a public 501(c)(3) charity. Area of focus include Health & Well-Being.


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Community Partnership Fund

Grantor: MultiCare
Amount: Variable
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The MultiCare Community Partnership Fund is focused on building partnerships to advance initiatives, programs and projects that improve our community. Through this new funding source, we will support activities for health improvement, economic well-being, education and other community determinants of health. The Community Partnership Fund will contribute to not-for-profit community organizations in Pierce, King, Thurston and Kitsap counties. Requests for funding will be reviewed several times a year.


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Jefferson Regional Foundation grant

Grantor: Jefferson Regional Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The Foundation focuses on three priority areas targeting communities south of Pittsburgh, PA: health access and prevention, child and family outcomes, and strengthening populations and communities. LOIs are accepted throughout the year and proposals are approved in March, June, and December.


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Advancing Wellness Grants

Grantor: California Wellness Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The mission of The California Wellness Foundation is to improve the health of the people of California by making grants for health promotion, wellness education and disease prevention. Cal Wellness makes grants to nonprofit organizations, public agencies, religious organizations and tribal governments. To apply for funding, applicant organizations must generally have a valid tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and be classified as a public charity. Application process begins with an LOI.


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Corporate Giving

Grantor: SUPERVALU Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The SUPERVALU Foundation provides program-specific and general operating support for organizations in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis & St. Paul. Priority areas include Hunger Relief, Dietary Health and Nutrition (specifically nutrition education and maintaining a healthy lifestyle through diet), and Environmental Stewardship. Applying organizations must have been granted 501(c)(3) status by the Internal Revenue Service. Special consideration is given to organizations with which SUPERVALU employees are actively involved, provided the organization’s main mission falls within the general focus areas above.


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Foundation Grant

Grantor: Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation is a regional philanthropy focusing on West Virginia and Southwestern Pennsylvania. Their focus areas include community based health promotion, especially with regard to chronic disease prevention and management (Health and Human Services grants). This focus area is for West Virginia only. Applications are accepted throughout the year.


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Brittingham Family Foundation

Grantor: Brittingham Family Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The Brittingham Family Foundation is a private foundation whose goal is to be an enlightened community partner by supporting education, arts, social services, youth, health and the environment. The Foundation evaluates grant requests throughout its fiscal year from the following states: CA, CO and WI.


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Responsive and Collaborative Grants

Grantor: Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation
Amount: Responsive Grants: up to $50,000; Collaborative Grants: $50,000 - $500,000
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The Legacy Foundation supports programs that promote healthy lifestyles and increase access to healthcare in Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr or Willacy county. Responsive Grants: The Foundation will accept single year requests up to $50,000. These grants are for projects or programs that support specific activities carried out over a defined period of time and/or planned to achieve a specific result or goal. Collaborative Grants: The Foundation will both accept and initiate (through an RFP process) applications for Collaborative Grants, requests that fall between $50,000 – $500,000. These are meant to encourage collaboration among organizations working on larger projects, but a single organization’s larger project could qualify as well. LOIs for Collaborative Grants are accepted any time. Applications for Responsive Grants are due May 1 and November 1.


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Health Partnership Grants

Grantor: The Health Trust
Amount: $25,000-$100,000
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The vision of The Health Trust is a healthier Silicon Valley for everyone. The Health Trust makes grants for projects that advance select strategies under our three initiatives: Healthy Living, Healthy Eating and Healthy Aging. The majority of Health Partnership Grants are typically awarded in the range of $25,000 to $100,000 over 12 months. LOIs are accepted on an ongoing basis.


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Community Grants

Grantor: The Health Trust
Amount: $250-$5,000
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The vision of The Health Trust is a healthier Silicon Valley for everyone. The Health Trust makes grants for projects that advance select strategies under our three initiatives: Healthy Living, Healthy Eating and Healthy Aging. Community grants range from $250 to $5,000 for activities such as health fairs or community convenings that directly support The Health Trust’s strategies. Applicants must submit a community grant application form to The Health Trust at least 45 days prior to the event or project start date and can generally expect a response within 30 days.


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Reiman Foundation Grant

Grantor: Reiman Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The Reiman Foundation’s focus areas are education, health care, the arts, and children’s initiatives. They provide support to nonprofits in Denver, Milwaukee , and across the U.S. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.


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Community Health Matching Program

Grantor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Amount: up to $50,000
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The Community Health Matching Program is for nonprofit community organizations who develop, use and evaluate new ways to solve community health problems. Up to $25,000 a year for two years is available. The organization will need matching funds based on their budget and percentage of Medicaid and uninsured patients served. Applications are accepted all year.


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Healthy Kids, Bright Futures Grant Program

Grantor: Salem Health & Wellness Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

One of the objectives of the Healthy Kids, Bright Futures grant is to reduce childhood obesity by promoting healthier eating habits and lifestyles and nutrition education in Salem County, NJ. LOI deadlines are every 2 months


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Monetary Donation

Grantor: Dannon Company
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

To be eligible, organizations must be a 501c3 nonprofit and serve communities within a 60 miles of where Dannon facilities are located: Minster, OH; Salt Lake City, UT; Fort Worth, TX; Portland, OR; or White Plains, NY. Preference is given to requests that champion Dannon’s mission to bring health through our products to the greatest number of people by (1) supporting improvements in and a better understanding of nutrition and contibuting to the health and well-being of people and communities and (2) Promote healthy living, particularly programs that educate children on nutrition and/or help them to lead healthier lives through nutrition and/or physical activity. Preferential treatment will be given to requests in which Dannon employees can devote time and resources to the organization/project.


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Partnership Grants

Grantor: Partnership for Better Health
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The Partnership for Better Health provides funding for grants and initiatives that improve individual health status and community health capacity through the use of evidence-based strategies and best practices in their service area of Cumberland, Perry, Adams, and Franklin Counties. Lead agencies may be based outside of these boundaries as long as services benefit residents in the area. Current funding priorities include programs, policies, and systems to foster nutrition, physical activity and tobacco cessation programs. Grants under $25,000 are accepted on a rolling basis. LOIs for Level II grants over $25,000 are due December 15.


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Foundation grant

Grantor: San Angelo Health Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The primary geographical focus of San Angelo Health Foundation is San Angelo and the Concho Valley. Community health in its broadest form is their focus. Applicants are asked to submit proposals a minimum of three to four months prior to the time funds are needed, and as early as possible, to provide staff the opportunity to adequately research and become familiar with the proposal. Decisions of the Trustees will be made quarterly.


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Foundation grants

Grantor: Northern Piedmont Community Foundation
Amount: $500 - $10,000
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The Northern Piedmont Community Foundation serves Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison and Rappahannock counties in Virginia’s Northern Piedmont. The Community Foundation provides grant support in many areas of community life including, but not limited to, education, the arts, community health, alleviation of poverty, youth and the environment. Grant applications and deadlines vary for each fund. Please see their website for detailed information.


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Foundation grant

Grantor: Opus Community Foundation
Amount: up to $10,000
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The Opus Community Foundation welcomes and encourages grant proposals from organizations that support its objectives and are within the service areas of Opus Bank in Washington, Arizona, Oregon, and California. The Opus Community Foundation areas of focus include education and community health. Grant applications for requests up to $10,000 are accepted on a rolling basis.


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Foundation Grant

Grantor: Gene and Jerry Jones Family Arlington Youth Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The Gene and Jerry Jones Family Arlington Youth Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of the youth of the City of Arlington by funding programs and facilities dedicated to football and athletics, health and wellness, education and the arts through matching grants. IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that focus their community development on youth in the City of Arlington are eligible. Organizations must demonstrate an ability to secure current and future funds matching the awarded grant amount through a variety of community support and sources.


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AFYF Grant Making

Grantor: Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation (AFYF)
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

AFYF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that demonstrate capacity to reduce obesity and improve fitness among school-age children in Georgia. AFYF directs most of its grants to organizations working in close coordination with one another in Atlanta and Gainesville neighborhoods designated as Falcons Fitness Zones. In particular, AFYF looks to invest in innovative ways to move more children from sedentary to active lifestyles. Partners may serve kids at after-school programs or at school during the school day. Interested organizations should send a two- or three-page letter explaining their idea, how the idea builds on partnerships and projects in which AFYF already has invested, how the idea is innovative, and what the effort is likely to cost. From these inquiries, AFYF may invite organizations to submit full applications.


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Foundation Grant

Grantor: Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The Foundation is currently accepting applications from organizations in Western New York and Southeast Michigan working in one of 4 focus areas: Children and youth, Young adults and working class families, Caregiving, and Healthy communities.


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Healthy Eating Active Communities – Implementation of Nutrition & PA Programs

Grantor: Health Foundation of South Florida
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

This funding opportunity will support organizations in the implementation of evidence-based and innovative programs aimed at increasing children’s knowledge and attitudes toward healthy eating leading to healthier nutrition behavior change. Knowing that good eating behaviors are instilled early on in life, Health Foundation is focused on increasing exposure to nutrition and physical activity education in children settings. Priority will be given to projects that implement evidence-based nutrition and physical activity programs, like CATCH, and show organizational and staff capacity to sustain the program through a train-the-trainer model or institutionalization (i.e. core operating budget). Health Foundation is open to multi-year grants averaging $60,000 per year and accepts concept proposals year round.


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Healthy Choices Grant

Grantor: The Oliver Foundation
Amount: $750-$5000
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The goal of the Oliver Foundation is to encourage children, families and communities in Texas to improve the eating and physical activity patterns of Pre-School, Elementary, and Middle School children. Grants will be awarded to Texas non-profit organizations, agencies and schools that demonstrate the greatest need and likelihood of a sustainable impact on children’s nutrition and activity levels through innovative programs. Level 1 grants ($750-$3000) are awarded for a single school year or summer program. Level 2 grants ($3000-$5000) are awarded for two-year or longer projects intended to create a long-term sustainable program at the campus level. A nutrition and physical education component are required. Rolling deadline for applications: April 15th, July 15th and October 15th.


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Collaboration Grants

Grantor: Colorado Springs Health Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

Colorado Springs Health Foundation makes grants to target immediate health care needs and encourage healthy living in El Paso and Teller Counties, Colorado. This funding opportunity is designed to support existing collaborative efforts whose shared purpose aligns with one of CSHF’s funding focus areas, which includes developing or expanding school-based healthy eating and/or active living efforts for children and families. There is no deadline for this opportunity. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis.


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Foundation Grant

Grantor: BCBS of Mississippi Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The BCBS of Mississippi Foundation provides targeted grants for health and wellness projects that typically span a one-year period of time. The initiatives funded by the Foundation have a focus on healthy eating and exercise, with measurable outcomes demonstrating improvement in the health of Mississippians. To be eligible, your organization must be physically located in Mississippi, benefit the communities in Mississippi, and be a 501(c)(3) public charity, municipality, university or college, or K-12 school. Letter of Inquiry are accepted year round.


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Foundation Grant

Grantor: Pacers Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The Foundation awards grants and contributions to Indiana-based nonprofit organizations that focus on assisting at-risk, vulnerable children, youth, and families with a particular emphasis on education activities/programs. After initial review of a letter of request, you may be contacted by Foundation staff for additional information and/or clarification of any material. The Board of Directors of Pacers Foundation meets quarterly. Any request received will be considered at its next scheduled meeting.


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Strategic Health Initiative Grants & Community Opportunity Grants

Grantor: Horizon Foundation
Amount: SHI grants: $50,000 to $150,000; CO grants: up to $10,000
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The Foundation awards grants to organizations that benefit people living and working in Howard County, MD and that are tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or public entities. Funding priorites include Promoting Healthy Lifestyles and Increasing Access to Healthcare. Strategic Health Initiative Grants ($50,000 – $150,000) help advance the strategic priorities of the Foundation. Community Opportunity Grants (up to $10,000) can be used to help build organizational capacity, including conference/training attendance and workshops.


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Foundation Grant

Grantor: Helena Health Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The Helena Health Foundation awards grants to organizations whose projects will aid and improve health care and the quality of life in Phillips County, AR. All grants must support the areas of focus as identified by the Foundation as follows: health education, access to health care and health care and wellness. Grants are due by the first Monday of July, October, January, and April.


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Small Grants

Grantor: Partners for Health Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

Partners for Health Foundation’s vision is focused on making our 15 communities healthier, better places to live. Our mission is to invest in programs and policies through collaborations that will lead to healthy communities and healthy lifestyles. Not-for-profit organizations located in or providing direct service to the following 15 communities are eligible for grants from Partners for Health: Bloomfield, Caldwell, Cedar Grove, Clifton, Essex Fells, Fairfield, Glen Ridge, Little Falls, Montclair, North Caldwell, Nutley, Roseland, Verona, West Caldwell and West Orange. Requests are reviewd on a rolling basis.


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Foundation Grants

Grantor: Vela Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The Vela Foundation is a private grantmaking foundation dedicated to promoting improved nutrition and wellness for families in eastern Massachusetts. We support entrepreneurial programs that provide nutrition education and improve access to healthy foods. Nonprofit organizations that serve people in the Greater Boston area (roughly defined as within Route 128) and/or in the Gateway Cities of Brockton, Chelsea, Fall River, Lawrence, Lowell, Lynn, or New Bedford and Cape Cod are eligible to apply. Preference is given to organizations with operating budgets under $3 million and those working in low-income communities. LOIs are accepted on a rolling basis.


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Health Education and Community Benefit Grants

Grantor: DMC Foundation
Amount: $10,000-$100,000
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The DMC Foundation is dedicated to promoting the well-being of the general public in the metropolitan Detroit area through the support of health education, community benefit activities and medical research. Please submit your proposal by November 15 for consideration at the February Board meeting; February 15 for the May Board meeting; May 15 for the August Board meeting; and August 15 for the November Board meeting. Submissions received after these dates will be considered at a subsequent Board meeting.


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Chronic Disease Grants

Grantor: Highmark Foundation
Amount: $5,000-$7,500
Deadline: Rolling Deadline

Highmark Foundation funds evidence-based prevention programs and interventions such as HIV/AIDS education, physical activity and nutrition, and other programs to address cancer, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, kidney disease, stroke, and diabetes. Ideally, the Foundation seeks evidence-based programs that impact multiple counties, that achieve replicable long-term models, and that attract collaborative funding by community partners. Service area includes western and central Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Grant proposals are reviewed 3 times per year in spring, summer, and fall.


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