18 funding opportunities found in this category. Change the order of results:
Lowest Award to Highest
Highest Award to Lowest
American College Health Foundation Student Health 101 Award
The American College Health Foundation’s Student Health 101 Award was established to support creative efforts to improve and promote projects in health promotion on college campuses that have measurable results.
The college environment is an important place and opportunity to engage young adults and influence them to establish life-long healthy habits, while avoiding behaviors with adverse consequences. Health promotion delivered in creative ways with measurable outcomes is an invaluable tool. The Student-Health 101 Award is designed to fund the development of a creative initiative that involves student peers in an effort to promote healthy behaviors.
Only campus health professionals who are American College Health Association Individual Members or employed at an ACHA Member Institution are eligible to apply. If an applicant is not an Individual Member but is employed at a Member Institution, the institution’s representative individual member (RMI) must also sign the application. An ACHA Membership Number must be included on the application form. At least one person signing the application must be an ACHA member or RMI.
The deadline for applications for the 2014 - 2015 school year is January 31, 2014. All applications must be received or postmarked by the deadline date. Award recipient(s) will be announced at the 2014 ACHA Annual Meeting scheduled for May 27 – May 31, in San Antonio, Texas.
Stephan D. Weiss Student Mental Health Award
The American College Health Foundation’s Stephan D. Weiss, PhD, Mental Health Fund for Higher Education was established in December 2010, to support efforts to promote and improve the quality of mental health care to college students. With growing national concerns regarding the prevalence and complexity of mental and behavioral health issues among college students and the negative impact these disorders have on the health and safety of higher education communities, student retention, student learning/academic progress, and the human potential of students, the Weiss Fund is providing support for an award to be available annually.
This award is sponsored by the Stephan D. Weiss Foundation and the Weiss Fund of the American College Health Foundation. It offers a $2500 award to promote and improve the quality of mental health support for college students. The Weiss Award is intended to encourage the development of creative initiatives that will enhance mental health service delivery to students through an innovative program which could be replicated at other colleges or universities. This award will support program development that can demonstrate measurable success in student retention for those whose mental health problems might otherwise compromise the quality of their college experience and jeopardize the likelihood of their graduation.
Funding for the Weiss Award will be available annually to applicants enrolled at ACHA Member Institutions. The recipient should offer a project that is creative in its scope, formulated on the basis of published research, measurable in its effects, and applicable to the mental health enhancement of college students who participate in it. Preference will be given to those candidates who are graduate students engaged in mental health professional training programs.
Only full-time graduate level students attending an ACHA Member Institution are eligible to apply. An ACHA Membership Number must be included on the application form. At least one person signing the application must be an ACHA member or RMI.
The deadline for applications for the 2014 - 2015 school year is January 31, 2014. All applications must be received or postmarked by the deadline date. Award recipient(s) will be announced at the 2014 ACHA Annual Meeting scheduled for May 28 - June 1 in San Antonio, Texas.
Healthy Campus 2020 Award
The American College Health Foundation is offering a $2,500 award opportunity for ACHA members. The purpose of the award is to support a campus initiative that fosters positive Healthy Campus 2020 outcomes for the campus community. Priority consideration will be given to proposals that result in sustained mobilization and engagement of campus partners to achieve the goals of Healthy Campus 2020.
Aetna Student Health Award
The purpose of the Aetna Student Health Award is to provide a $5,000 award that will support the creation of novel wellness solutions and programs that address issues specifically related to the retention and overall well-being of college students.
Using dimensions of wellness, the project must demonstrate a creative evidence-based approach to facilitate student retention and well-being. The project should be creative in its scope, formulated on the basis of published research, measurable in its effects, and applicable to the health enhancement of college students who participate in it.
The deadline for applications for the 2014 – 2015 school year is January 31, 2014. All applications must be received or postmarked by the deadline date. Award recipient(s) will be announced at the 2014 ACHA Annual Meeting scheduled for May 28 - June 1 in San Antonio, Texas.
Call for Proposals: American Association of Public Health Dentistry Foundation Small Grant Program
The AAPHD Foundation was established to support the primary goals of the Association including:
• Promotion of effective efforts in disease prevention, health promotion and service delivery;
• Education of the public, health professionals and decision-makers regarding the importance of oral health to total well-being; and
• Expansion of the knowledge base of dental public health and fostering competency in its practice.
One exciting opportunity that the Foundation creates for its members is the AAPHD Foundation Small Grant Program.
The Small Grant Program is designed to stimulate innovative education or research projects that benefit dental public health and the public. The Foundation’s guiding principles and funding areas of interest identify a broad array of topics for which support can be provided. These include studies or interventions designed to:
• Improve access to personal and population based oral health services
• Build and strengthen the dental public health workforce
• Translate science into practice
• Maintain competency in dental public health.
The program will provide “small grants” that serve as an incentive to individuals and entities to move science, policy, and practice to the “next step” toward enhancing oral health.
Priority will be given to:
• Applications from individuals who are at an early stage of their dental public health careers. We are especially interested in applications from residents in the DPH Residency programs who are completing their required research projects and from members of Student Chapters.
• Applications that seek to utilize and enhance partnership with existing programs, projects, and organizations.
Grant Program Requirements:
• Award recipients must be members of AAPHD.
• The funding activity has a limited duration, up to one year. However, a nonfunded extension may be granted for one additional year in order to complete the project.
• The recipient(s) will be required to submit a mid-year brief report and a final written report to the Foundation. The final report should include a financial and program summary of the project’s results.
• The recipient must present a poster at the National Oral Health Conference upon completion of their project.
• Travel costs to the annual meeting will be at the expense of the award recipients.
Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded. The grant will not pay institutional indirect costs, Principal Investigator’s salary, or patient care costs. The grant may be paid directly to individuals, institutions or sponsoring organizations upon receipt of an invoice.
Grant Program Timeline:
December 15, 2013 – Proposals Due
December 15, 2013 – February 14, 2014 -- Proposal Review
February 28, 2014 – Announce/Inform Grant Recipients
Foundation Grant Recipients may be recognized during the AAPHD Awards Ceremony at the National Oral Health Conference and in the NOHC Program.
Request for Proposals: Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures Capacity Building Grant
Deadline for submission: December 16, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. (MST)
The purpose of the Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures Capacity Building Grant is to support:
1) Community Health Assessments (new or ongoing): to better understand the root causes of childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes which will result in strategies and an action plan to address this health issue; or
2) Community Planning and Capacity Building: to create a community-driven action plan to address childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes (i.e. host stakeholder convenings, coalition building and collaboration efforts)
Grants will be awarded up to $20,000 each. Applications will be accepted from throughout the U.S. However preference will be given to grantees from three specific regions – the Southwest (New Mexico, Arizona), the Upper Midwest (Minnesota, Wisconsin) and the Southern Plains (Oklahoma, Texas).
The deadline for proposals is Monday, December 16, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. (MST). The system will automatically shut down at this time and will not allow for work in progress to continue. Please ensure you have completed and submitted your application by the deadline.
Questions? Contact email@example.com or Michelle Gutierrez, Program Officer, (505) 867-0775.
Call for Proposals: CATCH Planning, Implementation, and Resident Grants
PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION GRANTS
Up to $12,000 will be awarded on a competitive basis to individual pediatricians and fellowship trainees to plan innovative community-based child health initiatives that will ensure all children have medical homes and access to health care services not otherwise available in their community. Priority is given to projects that will be serving communities with the greatest health disparities.
All pediatricians are eligible to apply regardless of employment setting or retirement status.
Outreach must be to the community at large, not to practice or clinic patients only.
All initiatives should incorporate screening for or connecting children to medical homes and available insurance programs.
Up to $3,000 will be awarded on a competitive basis for pediatric residents to plan and/or implement community-based child health initiatives. Projects must include planning activities or demonstrate completed planning activities, and may include implementation activities.
To ensure project completion, residents who are in their 1st or 2nd year of residency on the application submission due date are eligible to apply; 3rd-year residents may apply as co-applicants, or as primary applicants if they will be chief resident in their 4th year.
Call for Applications: Massage Therapy Foundation Community Service Grants
The deadline is Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
Community Service grants are awarded to charitable organizations that provide massage therapy to people who currently have little or no access to such services.
This program is designed to promote working partnerships between the massage therapy profession and community-based organizations.
The maximum award is $5,000 for a one-year project period. These grants are available for organizations or affiliates of organizations that have been in existence for at least one year in the respective state or province; are tax-exempt under schedule 501(c)(3) in the U.S., non-profit charitable organization in other countries; currently provide some therapeutic or other service programs to the community; and have designated a qualified staff member to oversee the program.
Contact Gini Ohlson, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-905-1520.
American Academy of Dermatology Shade Structure Grant Program
The deadline for submissions is Saturday, February 1, 2014, 11:30pm (CST).
The American Academy of Dermatology’s (Academy) Shade Structure Grant Program awards grants to public schools and non-profit organizations for installing permanent shade structures for outdoor locations that are not protected from the sun, such as playgrounds, pools or recreation spaces.
Each shade structure grant is valued at a maximum of $8,000, which includes the cost for a shade structure and installation. The number of grants depends on the availability of funding each year.
In addition to the grant, the Academy also provides a permanent sign near the shade structure.
The Academy’s Shade Structure Grant Program is open to 501(c) (3) non-profit organizations that provide services, programs and curricula on sun-safety to children and teenagers who are 18 and younger. Examples of outdoor locations that are eligible for grant funds can include, but are not limited to, playgrounds, pool decks, ball field dugouts, eating areas, etc.
To be considered, applicants must:
• Be a non-profit organization or public school.
• Provide services for children ages 4-18 years old.
• Demonstrate an ongoing commitment to sun-safety/skin cancer awareness within their organizations by teaching sun-safety in the classrooms, practicing healthy sun habits while outside and making a commitment to educating the youth on the dangers of UV rays and prevention of skin cancer.
• This awareness program can be repurposed with materials available from other organizations (such as the
American Cancer Society, EPA SunWise Program, CDC Sun Safety for America’s Youth Toolkit, or Cancer Control PLANET) or can be original content developed specifically for your audience.
• Sun-safety/Skin cancer awareness program must be in place for at least one year prior to grant application.
• Be recommended by an Academy member dermatologist. (Locate an Academy member dermatologist by using the Find a Dermatologist link on the Academy’s website, www.aad.org.)
• Be considering a shade structure that meets the stringent shade requirements of the Academy.
SHADE STRUCTURE CRITERIA
A shade structure is defined by the Academy as being a permanent structure with a roof made of protective materials, such as textile, fabric, metal or wood, and supported by permanent columns or posts. Grant recipients are able to select the size and type of the structure that best fits their outdoor location and meets the Academy’s shade structure criteria.
The manufacturer or contractor must design and install a shade structure that meets the following criteria:
• The shade structure must be a permanent structure with a roof constructed of shade cloth, metal or wood and provide significant protection from ultraviolet radiation (UVR).
• Cloth/Textile roof structures
• Shade cloth or roof structures must include documentation about the percentage of UVR that will be blocked by the fabric or the Ultraviolet Protection Factor (UPF).
• The Academy recommends fabric that provides a UPF of 30 or above, which is approximately 96.7% of UVR blocked.
• If a UPF value cannot be determined for the fabric style and color you have selected, you will be asked to choose a shade structure roof material which blocks a percentage of UVR closest to this recommended percentage.
• Grant recipients must provide the manufacturer’s specification documents showing the UVR-blocking properties and test method. The Academy recommends that shade cloth meet U.S. standards for UPF testing and labeling of UV–protective textiles (AATCC 183; ASTEM D6603).
• Hard-top roof structures
• Hard-top roof structures, either wood or metal, will block 100% of direct UVR and do not require documentation about the UVR blockage.
If the shade structure that your organization is considering does not meet the criteria above, please do not complete an application. Examples of ineligible shade structures include: slat-roof structures, slat-roof/trellis gazebos, trellis roofs designed for future plant coverage, shade trees, small cap-roof structures designed for pieces of playground equipment.
Call for Applications: 2014 Project Orange Thumb Grant
It’s time for Fiskars Project Orange Thumb to begin another year of neighborhood beautification, and this is your chance to bring our community gardening initiative to your area. If you’re part of a community garden group or civic organization in the U.S. or Canada, simply apply to our grant program by December 31. Your organization could receive $5,000 in cash and garden tools to help you reach your goals of community change. Your group could even be the recipient of a complete garden makeover, in which the Project Orange Thumb team comes to your neighborhood and turns unused space into a beautiful community garden in just one day! Grant recipients will be announced March 31, 2014.
Why get involved?
Did you know about the community garden movement? People all over the country are turning to community gardens to help save money, eat healthier and build a sense of togetherness through gardening. As a leader in the lawn and garden industry, Fiskars believes in contributing to the growing community garden effort and all it represents — creative expression, beautiful outdoor spaces, civic and community collaboration, healthy hand-grown food and sustainable living.
To help support the community garden movement, we’ve created Project Orange Thumb. Since its inception, Fiskars’ Project Orange Thumb has provided over $1.3 million to 140 community groups and helped to complete fourteen garden makeovers in the U.S. and Canada