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Healthy Communities Grant

Grants to Kansas and Missouri Nonprofits and Agencies to
Promote Healthy Lifestyles in the Greater Kansas City Area

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (HCF)

LOI Date:

01/17/18

Deadline Date:

02/14/18 12:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Kansas and Missouri nonprofits and government agencies in the Greater Kansas City area for programs that promote access to healthy foods, support tobacco use prevention, and facilitate safe environments for physical activity. LOIs are due by January 17. The overall goal of these grants is to create community environments that can reinforce healthy choices.

For the purposes of these grants, the service area includes: Kansas City, including portions of Clay and Platte Counties; and all of Cass, Lafayette, and Jackson Counties, Missouri; as well as Allen, Johnson, and Wyandotte Counties, Kansas.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177283

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$2,650,000

Term of Contract:

Grants will be awarded for a period of up to two years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant organizations must be tax-exempt as defined by IRS Code Sections 501(c)(1), 501(c)(3), 501(c)(6), or 501(c)(9); be a government agency; or use a qualifying fiscal agent.

Fiscal Agent Eligibility:

A fiscal agent must be a nonprofit organization, must be designated by the IRS as a 501(c)(1), 501(c)(3), 501(c)(6) or 501(c)(9) designation, and must have annual financial audits.

An organization is required to use a fiscal agent if it has applied for a 501(c)(1), 501(c)(3), 501(c)(6) or 501(c)(9) designation, but has not yet officially received that designation from the IRS; or if the grantee organization’s financial statements are not audited.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Process:

Stage 1: Submit a Letter of Intent (Deadline is January 17 at 12:00 p.m. [noon])

- Begin an online Letter of Intent application (see link in Contact Information section below)
- Download the Letter of Intent narrative template (attached below)
- Upload the required documents to your online application:

Stage 2: Submit a full proposal (Deadline is February 14 at 12:00 p.m. [noon])

- Log into your online account to access your full proposal application
- Use the proposal narrative instructions (attached below) to create your proposal narrative
- Download and complete the budget template
- Upload the required documents to your online application

Key Dates and Deadlines:

- Letters of Intent Deadline: January 17, 2018
- Full Proposal Deadline: February 14, 2018
- HCF Board Review/Approval: June 27, 2018

Click on the links in the supporting documents section below to download the RFP, Pre-Proposal Conference Slides, Letter of Intent Narrative Template, Proposal Narrative Instructions, and more.

Additional Information:

2018 Healthy Communities Funding Application Webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxVFAPHGCw0
Application Process: https://hcfgkc.org/grantees-and-applicants/application-process/application-process/
FAQs: https://hcfgkc.org/grantees-and-applicants/grants-faq/
Deadlines: https://hcfgkc.org/grantees-and-applicants/deadlines/
Before You Apply: https://hcfgkc.org/grantees-and-applicants/before-you-apply/
Application Instructions: https://hcfgkc.org/grantees-and-applicants/application-process/application-process/

Contact Information:

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

Online LOI: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_679?SA=SNA&FID=35010

Online Full Application: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_679/?SA=AM

Staff Contacts:

Brenda Calvin, Program Officer
(816) 241-7006, ext. 109
bcalvin@hcfgkc.org

Adriana Pecina, Program Officer
(816) 241-7006, ext. 108
apecina@hcfgkc.org

Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City
2700 East 18th Street, Suite 220
Kansas City MO 64127

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Kansas: Allen, Johnson, and Wyandotte Counties;   Missouri: Kansas City Area, including portions of Clay and Platte Counties, and all of Cass, Lafayette, and Jackson Counties