2014 Mayor's Healthy Hometown Mini-Grants
The Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement is now accepting applications for 2014 mini-grants. The grants will range from $2,000 to $3,000 each and will fund activities that support physical activity, healthy nutrition, tobacco use prevention and cessation and chronic disease prevention and management. 501c3 organizations with annual budgets under $250,000 per year are welcome to apply.
2014 Mini-Grant Application WORD 2014 Mini-Grant Application PDF
There will be a technical assistance call on March 18th, 2014 to answer any questions about the application process. Application deadline is 4:00pm EST April 11, 2014.
Since 2005, the Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement has awarded more than a half million dollars in grants to more than 100 community groups.
2013 Mini-grantees are:
2NOT1: Fatherhood & Families $3,835
Funds will be used for a 12 – month martial arts fitness program for youth ages 6 – 18.
American Business Club (AMBUCS) Greater Louisville Chapter, $1,500
Funds will be used for adapted therapeutic bike programming for individuals with disabilities.
Feat of Louisville $4,500
Funds will be used for aquatic fitness programming and counseling for children with autism.
Food Literacy Project at Oxmoor Farm $3,000
Funds will be used for farm visits and agriculture education for elementary school children.
Girls on the Run, Louisville $4,250
Funds will be used for a 5K training and character building program for young women ages 11 – 14.
Louisville Grows $3,000
Funds will be used for educational programming, garden planting and activities for families in west Louisville.
Louisville Nature Center $2,000
Funds will be used for a walking rewards programming and health screenings for Louisville residents.
MOLO Village Community Development Corporation $3,000
Funds will be used for a six month healthy eating and physical activity program for residents of the Russell/Beecher Terrace community.
Runners on a Mission $1,635
Funds will be used for an incremental running program for children in grades four and five.
Sustainable Agriculture of Louisville $3,000
Funds will be used for a summer gardening camp for children ages seven to fourteen.