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Texas Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Grant

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 Texas, Health Care Services Corporation
Deadlines
Letter of Intent (Required): May 25, 2018
Application: Jun 29, 2018
Purpose

The Healthy Kids, Healthy Families initiative will invest in and partner with nonprofit organizations that offer sustainable, measurable programs to reach children and their families in the following areas:

  • Nutrition education
  • Physical activity
  • Disease prevention and management
  • Supporting safe environments
  • Smoking cessation and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • The early stages of chronic kidney disease
Eligibility

In addition to aligning with one or more of the areas of focus, the following criteria are required for review of all grant proposals:

  • The lead organization must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with expertise in chronic kidney disease (early stages) or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (tobacco related illness and tobacco cessation).
  • The grant must primarily target individuals in Texas
  • The program must be measurable and demonstrate how the goals will be met as defined in the grant proposal
Geographic coverage
Texas
Amount of funding

Amounts vary based on the needs of each applicant.

Application process

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

Submit a letter of intent through the online portal by May 25, 2018. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal, with a deadline of June 29, 3018.

Tagged as
Children and youth · Chronic disease management · Chronic respiratory conditions · Environmental health · Families · Food security and nutrition · Obesity and weight control · Physical activity · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Texas



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