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Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Caring Foundation Rural Health Grant Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsors
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Deadlines
Jan 10, 2018
Contact

Kylie Nissen
701.777.5380
kylie.nissen@med.und.edu

Purpose

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Caring Foundation Rural Health Grant Program will award grants to support collaborative efforts involving rural healthcare providers and their communities to support physical activity and wellness for people of all ages in North Dakota.

Projects should demonstrate collaborative efforts involving rural providers and their communities to support physical activity and wellness for all ages, including activities such as:

  • Sponsoring a community race, walk, or biking event
  • Providing athletic equipment for a playground, park, school, or daycare
  • Creating a worksite wellness program for its own employees
  • Repurposing a rehabilitation center to a community training center or workout facility
  • Supporting or sponsoring a conference that focuses on health promotion and physical activity
Eligibility

The lead applicant on the proposal must be a provider. A provider is defined as a healthcare facility, such as a hospital, clinic, or public health unit.

Networks can include:

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Nursing facilities
  • Public health units
  • Mental health facilities
  • Dental clinics
  • Tribal health facilities
  • Home health agencies
  • Pharmacies
  • EMS units
  • Other related health organizations

Additional eligibility information is listed in the application instructions.

Geographic coverage
North Dakota
Amount of funding

Award amount: $2,500 to $5,000
Number of awards: 8-16
Total funding available: $40,000

Application process

Links to additional guidance and application instructions are available on the program website.

Completed applications should be emailed to Kylie Nissen.

Tagged as
Cancer · Capital funding · Cardiovascular disease · Children and youth · Obesity and weight control · Physical activity · Schools · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · North Dakota



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