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Funding by Topic: Physical activity

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Healthy Behaviors Grants for Partnerships, Planning, or Implementation
Grants to support capacity building, planning, and implementation activities for projects that improve health and well-being in communities in the Western Tidewater region of Virginia and North Carolina. Focuses on populations experiencing the greatest health disparities based on income, race/ethnicity, and geographic location.
Geographic coverage: Virginia, North Carolina
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2022
Sponsor: Obici Healthcare Foundation
Closing the Gap with Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plans
Funding to collaborate with multi-sectoral partners to develop an implementation-ready Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plan to reduce disparities in health outcomes related to chronic disease in a tribal jurisdiction, community, or catchment area. Health disparity populations include rural and tribal communities, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 8, 2022
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Well-being for All: Power of She Grant
Grants to support entrepreneurs and organizations committed to making wellness and fitness more accessible and inclusive to female Black, Indigenous, and people of color communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsors: Athleta, Women's Sports Foundation
Daniel Foundation of Alabama Grants
Grants for programs in Alabama with a focus on underserved communities, rural areas, and populations experiencing economic disadvantages. Priority areas include health; community needs; education and youth; and arts, culture, and community assets.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 18, 2022
Application Deadline: Sep 12, 2022
Sponsor: Daniel Foundation of Alabama
Colorado Comprecare Fund
Grants for either program support and/or general operating support for organizations working toward optimal wellness for seniors over 65 in Colorado. This is a statewide fund, and organizations in rural and urban areas are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Aug 8, 2022
Sponsor: The Denver Foundation
Michigan Building Healthy Communities: Engaging Middle Schools Through Project Healthy Schools
Technical assistance for schools in Michigan to establish a healthy school environment that encourages healthy eating and physical activity while supporting higher levels of academic achievement, especially for schools, teachers, and students that are facing unprecedented needs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Aug 26, 2022
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation, University of Michigan
Gates Family Foundation Capital Grants
Capital support for building purchase, construction, expansion, renovation, and/or land acquisition for Colorado organizations working in the areas of arts and culture; education; well-being of children, youth, and families; parks and recreation; and community development.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2022
Sponsor: Gates Family Foundation
Iowa Farm Bureau Sponsorship Program
Sponsorship support for events and fundraisers in Iowa. Giving priorities include health and wellness, agriculture, farm families and their communities, and youth education/leadership.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2022
Sponsor: Iowa Farm Bureau
Matching Assets To Community Health (MATCH) Program
Funding for projects in Iowa and South Dakota that address healthy eating and active lifestyles.
Geographic coverage: Iowa and South Dakota
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2022
Sponsor: Wellmark Foundation
Daniels Fund Grants
Grants for nonprofit organizations in Colorado and Wyoming working in the areas of aging, drug and alcohol addiction, amateur sports, youth development, disabilities, homelessness, and education.
Geographic coverage: Colorado and Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Daniels Fund