The 2019 Neighborhood Health Connection Grant
application period will begin Nov. 1 and remain open until Feb. 14, 2019. Last
year, 71 Neighborhood Health Connection grants were awarded to organizations in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Neighborhood Health 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. 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: