Nonprofit organizations committed to creating a culture of health and wellness can now apply for a 2017 Mayor’s Healthy Hometown mini-grant.
Mini-grants are awarded annually to non-profit organizations offering programs or services within Louisville and Jefferson County that align with the focus areas and goals of Healthy Louisville 2020:
Applicants must be incorporated nonprofits that have been qualified to do business in the Commonwealth of Kentucky for a minimum of the past three years. Applications must be submitted online. To access the online application manual, go to http://bit.ly/2pY31VP. To access the online application, go to http://bit.ly/2qKOi1x. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 13. Applications will be reviewed and scored by a panel of representatives from the community.
Organizations interested in applying can participate in a call to provide technical assistance and answer questions on Wednesday, May 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The number to call is (502) 574-6164
In 2016, awards ranged from $7,500 to $11,000 and were presented to: the Academy of Music Production Education and Development (AMPED), Girls on the Run of Louisville, the Metropolitan Housing Corp., and 2NOT1 Fatherhood and Families, Inc.
Since 2005, the Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement has awarded more than a half million dollars in grants to more than 100 community groups.