Neighborhood Health Connection™ will soon be accepting applications for 2014 Healthy Activity Grants!

These competitive grants support activities that promote social connections through healthy eating and/or physical activity for adults, older adults and families.

Examples of appropriate activities include:

  • Neighbors and families doing a series of yoga classes at a local park
  • A walking club for seniors that uses pedometers to track their steps
  • Teaching people how to grow nutritious food in their own garden

Take a look at funded activities from 2013.

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Neighborhood Health Connection™ improves the health of communities through social connections, healthy eating and physical activity.

Healthy Activity Grants

Who can apply?

  • Groups of neighbors for up to $500
  • Community organizations for up to $10,000

Who is eligible?

  • Community organizations or groups of neighbors must be located in a community served by Allina Health or requested by an Allina Health employee.
  • Past grantees may apply.
  • Proposed projects must provide opportunities for people to establish or strengthen social connections and increase healthy eating and/or physical activity for adults, older adults, and families.
  • Projects should offer ongoing opportunities for the same group of people to participate in healthy activities
  • A minimum of six opportunities must take place during the grant period.
  • Activities must take place between July 15, 2014 and be completed by Feb. 28, 2015. Activities must begin no later than Sept. 1, 2014.
  • Grants are not available for general operating expenses.
  • Allina Health will not consider requests that are for the sole benefit of an individual; religious organizations for strictly religious activities; organizations or programs in potential conflict with the mission, vision and values of Allina Health; political organizations.

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