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UnitedHealth HEROES Service-Learning Grants

Grants to U.S. Non-Profits and Schools
for Youth-Led Health Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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UnitedHealthcare in partnership with YSA (Youth Service America)

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Grants of up to $1,000 are available nationwide to schools and other community-based non-profit organizations for youth-led service-learning projects that aim to combat childhood obesity through walking, running, or hiking programs. Proposals must include an activity element where young people can count their steps, as well as a service component that provides direct service, enables advocacy on behalf of a cause, or features youth philanthropy.

Applicant projects should involve and engage at least 20 youth; include a plan to have youth share information about the project with media and public officials; and expose youth to college, career, and workforce readiness skills as they plan and implement their projects.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 130327

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $1,000

Term of Contract:

Begin on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, January 21, 2013 and end on Global Youth Service Day (GYSD), April 26-28, 2013

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Schools and other community-based non-profit organizations

Pre-proposal Conference:

YSA will hold webinars to help applicants through the application process and answer all of their questions. The first webinar will be September 13th at 3:00 pm EST - Sign up here:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Youth Service America
1101 15th Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005

office: (202) 296 - 2992
fax: (202) 296 - 4030
twitter: @youthservice
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For additional help in filling out the UnitedHealth HEROES grant application, please contact:
Amanda McDonald
Manager of YSA Grants 202-296-3013

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