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Healthy Communities Small 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.

Wellmark Foundation
Feb 22, 2016

Stephanie Perry


The Healthy Communities Small Grant Program provides grants for projects that promote active living in built environments and projects that increase access to healthy foods. The program seeks to encourage new collaborations and fund new ideas and innovative approaches.

Examples of types of projects that may be funded include:

  • Safe accessible venues for physical activity in a community
  • Active transportation concepts
  • Complete streets and trail development
  • Outreach and education about active living
  • Outreach of nutrition immersion and locally sourced foods
  • Connections between local food systems and health
  • Addressing food insecurity
  • Obesity prevention in school settings

The lead applicant must be a 501(c)(3) organization.

Geographic coverage
Iowa and South Dakota
Amount of funding

Up to $25,000

Application process

A link to the program guidance and online application are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Food security and nutrition · Obesity and weight control · Schools · Transportation · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Iowa · South Dakota

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