Grant: The Wisconsin Clearinghouse for Prevention Resources announced that communitities across the state can apply for grants to create healthier places to live, work and play through the Transform Wisconsin Fund.
Funder: U.S. Centers for Disease Control Community Transformation Grant
Eligibility: The fund will competitively award community grants to more than 30 coalitions, nonprofit organizations, and local governments across the state of Wisconsin. Grants will be awarded based on three strategic directions: tobacco-free living, health food systems and active communities.
Amount: a total of $6.6 million will be award to community coalitions and partnerships.
Applicants can submit a proposal for one direction or all three, depending on organizational capacity. The clearinghouse will award “Transformation Grants” for up to four coalitions ready to immediately target all three directives. Those organizations targeting one issue-specific directive will be considered for one of 30 “Impact Grants.”
Deadline: June 15, 2012.