LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 12, 2017) — Nonprofit organizations committed to creating a culture of health and wellness can now apply for a 2017 Mayor’s Healthy Hometown mini-grant. Applications, which must be submitted online, are due by 5 p.m. on June 13.
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:
- Healthy Homes and Healthy Neighborhoods
- Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies
- Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods
- Mental and Behavioral Health
- Obesity Prevention
- Social Determinants of Health
- Substance Abuse Prevention
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.