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American Heart Association Rural Midwest Library Grant

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American Heart Association
Mar 1, 2024

Tim Nikolai


The American Heart Association Rural Midwest Library Grant will provide funding for rural libraries to leverage community assets to help address health challenges such as high blood pressure, nutrition insecurity, cardiovascular disease, and tobacco use.

Opportunities include, but are not limited to:

  • Empowering patrons to check their own blood pressure in or through the library, including a referral to a local clinic partner for more assistance
  • Systematically identifying/referring to resources, patrons facing nutrition insecurity or helping provide/support enhanced access to accessible nutritious food
  • Fostering CPR training and cardiac emergency response planning in the community
  • Identifying/referring to resources, patrons facing tobacco dependency

Eligible applicants are libraries located in rural communities within the midwest region.

Geographic coverage
The American Health Association Midwest Region
Amount of funding

Up to $1500

Application process

Complete the online application. Email Tim Nikolai for additional information.

Tagged as
Cardiovascular disease · Community and faith-based initiatives · Food security and nutrition · Tobacco use · Illinois · Indiana · Iowa · Kansas · Kentucky · Michigan · Minnesota · Missouri · Nebraska · North Dakota · Ohio · South Dakota · Wisconsin

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