USA: Minnesota; North Dakota; South Dakota; Wisconsin
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Grants of up to $40,000 to Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin Native American nonprofits and tribes for established programs that engage Native children (ages 2 -17) in ongoing healthy nutrition programming. Applicants must register for the December 15 informational webinar.
Applications are accepted from throughout the USA; however, priority will be given to applicants located in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
The purpose of the Promising Program Grant is to:
1) Strengthen existing programs focused on childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes prevention through healthy nutrition and access to healthy foods;
2) Assist communities and organizations in building their capacity to evaluate their programming and;
3) Assist communities and organizations in building their capacity to implement policy change.
Examples of proposed work could be but are not limited to, community gardens (i.e. farm to school programming, planting, harvesting); traditional food knowledge; nutrition education or understanding access to nutritious foods (grocery /farmer’s market tours, understanding nutrition labels, food journaling, taste testing, cooking classes, etc.).
Estimated Size of Grant:
The grant period is one year from March 1, 2016 – March 1, 2017.
Michelle Gutierrez, Program Officer
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates / changes / addendums / conferences / LOIs.