The Aetna Foundation’s 2018 Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant Program is now accepting applications. This will be the Foundation’s only open RFP this year. The Foundation expects to award up to $2 million in grants to organizations that increase opportunities for low-income, minority communities to make healthy choices in the places they live, work, learn, and play. Grant requests can range between $50,000 and $100,000 for projects that span 18 to 24 months. The Foundation seek partners whose work addresses pressing issues in the following domains: Built Environment, Community Safety, Environmental Exposures, Healthy Behaviors, and Social/Economic Factors.
This will be a highly competitive funding opportunity structured in two stages. Stage 1 involves a short application. All eligible organizations are invited to submit an online Stage 1 application by April 18, 2018 at 3PM ET. Upon reviewing all Stage 1 applications, a smaller group of applicants will be invited to submit a full application for Stage 2. Please visit the Aetna Foundation website and read the RFP. which includes a detailed FAQ section, for more information and other materials to assist you in applying.
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