Apply for Aetna Foundation’s 2018 Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant Program – deadline is 04/18/2018

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.

SOURCE: news release

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