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Diet and Physical Activity Grants

Grants to Louisiana Non-Profits & Others to
Promote Physical Activity & Healthy Eating

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Rapides Foundation

Deadline Date:

04/02/13 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $25,000 to Louisiana non-profit organizations, government entities, and faith-based community groups working to encourage Central Louisiana residents to engage in increased physical activity and healthier eating. Funding is intended to be used to create, improve, or repair physical-activity settings, such as walking trails, playgrounds or exercise stations, or for healthy food settings, such as farmers markets or community gardens.

Ultimately, the goal of these grants is to promote a healthier, more nutritious lifestyle for the residents of Allen, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Vernon, and Winn parishes.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 132657

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $25,000

Term of Contract:

The grant period will be from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013.

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

These grants are for non-profit organizations, government entities, and faith-based community groups.

Pre-Application Information:

Technical Assistance prior to grant submission: To assist in grant submission and planning around healthy eating and physical activity strategies, the Foundation will offer technical assistance to applicants, if requested.

Applications must be received (hand-delivered or mailed) in The Rapides Foundation office on or before April 2, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.

Applications should be submitted to:
Grant Administrator
The Rapides Foundation
1101 Fourth Street, Suite 300
Alexandria, LA 71301

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Contact Information:

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

For questions about this grant opportunity, please contact Program Officer, Trayce Snow at 318.443.3394 or trayce@rapidesfoundation.org.

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