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Appalachian Kentucky Community Mini-Grant Funding

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.

University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science
Jun 7, 2019

Ashley Hall


Community Mini-Grants provide funding to support evidence-based or evidence-informed health outreach projects to address challenges and improve the health of Appalachian populations in Kentucky.

Priorities include:

  • Cancer prevention, including nutrition, physical activity, and smoking cessation
  • Reduction of obesity
  • Supporting healthy lifestyles
  • Chronic disease prevention and management (such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease)
  • Risk behavior prevention and reduction
  • Substance abuse prevention and reduction

Applicants should describe how the proposed project is designed to accomplish at least one of the following goals:

  • Increase knowledge of risk factors for health disparities
  • Improve compliance with prevention or treatment guidelines of health disparities through community and/or provider education
  • Increase usage of tobacco cessation programs for youth and adults
  • Increase physical activity and/or healthier eating habits
  • Address prevention and/or treatment strategies for other health risk behaviors, such as drug and alcohol abuse

Applicant community agencies/coalitions must have 501(c)(3) status or a designated lead fiscal agency. Projects must target residents of Appalachian communities in Kentucky.

Geographic coverage
Rural Appalachian counties in Kentucky as designated by the Appalachian Regional Commission
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $2,500
Project period: 1 year

Application process

A link to the application instructions is available on the program website.

Email completed applications to Ashley Hall.

Tagged as
Alcohol use · Appalachia · Cancer · Cardiovascular disease · Diabetes · Food security and nutrition · Health disparities · Illicit drug use · Obesity and weight control · Physical activity · Prescription drug abuse · Substance abuse · Tobacco use · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Kentucky

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