Friday, January 22, 2016

New healthy living funding available

The Colorado Health Foundation’s next grant application deadline is Feb. 15. There are several new opportunities in addition to others previously open. New opportunities include:

Activating Places and Spaces Together
The goal of the funding opportunity is to help activate existing infrastructure in public places that contributes to a community’s overall health through residential usage and positive experiences.
Consumer Advocacy: Rapid Response
The goal of this opportunity is to fund short-term initiatives (three to nine months in length) focused on one or more policy priorities related to Health Coverage or Healthy Living.
Healthy Living Advocacy: Leadership Development
This funding opportunity is designed to cultivate and support passionate advocates for healthy living policies.
Healthy Living Advocacy: Long-term Policy Initiatives
The goal of this funding opportunity is to advance or preserve policies that create social, physical and economic environments that promote health.
Healthy Living Advocacy: Organizational Capacity Building
The goal of this funding opportunity is to support organizations working to advance or preserve policies that create social, physical and economic environments that promote health.
Middle School Outdoor Learning Environments
This funding opportunity targets schools and communities that demonstrate a need for planning and design services, play equipment or site improvements to increase physical activity and health for youth in the sixth through eighth grade age range.

View all of the open funding opportunities. Questions about open funding opportunities or the grant application process? The Foundation offers informational webinars and resources to help:
View archived webinars, hosted by the Foundation’s program officers, and dive into the specifics of our open funding opportunities.
• If you have questions about the technical aspects of the grant application, view the Grant Application webinar featuring Sara Guillaume, Foundation director of grantmaking operations.


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