The 2016 Neighborhood Health Connection Grant application will open on Jan. 4, 2016. See the list of 2015 activities. Applications
will close on Monday, Feb. 1 at 5 p.m.
Health Connection Grants support communities in building social connections,
among the same group of people, through healthy eating and physical activity.
We know that physical activity and healthy foods are good for us. Plus, research shows that 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 connection 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 acceptable activities include, but are not limited to, the following: