The 2017 Neighborhood Health Connection Grant application opens on Monday, Jan. 2. See the list of 2016 Neighborhood Health Connection activities.
Connection Grants support communities in building social connections, among the
same group of adults, through healthy eating and physical activity. Research
shows we are more likely to stick with healthy activities if we do them with
other people we feel connected to. Social connections are the relationships we
have with others, either individually or through groups. People with positive
social connections are healthier and:
Neighborhood Health Connection Grants are competitive and support organizations that collaborate with members of their communities in the places where they live, learn, work and play. Any community nonprofit or local government can apply.
Examples of an acceptable activity include, but are not limited to, the following: