Healthy Eating Active Communities

Healthy Eating Active Communities Grant

Health Foundation of South Florida

The Foundation's Healthy Eating Active Communities program provides funding to build healthy communities in South Florida. The goal is to create environments that are supportive of healthy lifestyle behaviors through the implementation of evidence-based programs like SPARK and organizational, environmental and policy changes.

Nonprofits, local or state governmental agencies serving Broward, Miami-Dade and/or Monroe Counties are eligible to apply.

The Foundation accepts requests for grants ranging from one to three years in duration. The total amount of a request should fall between $20,000 and $200,000 over the entire duration of the grant.

The application process has two steps. The first step is the submission of a preliminary proposal. The second step is the submission of a full proposal.

May 2016 Grant Cycle

November 2, 2015: Request for Preliminary Proposals is issued

December 2, 2015: Preliminary proposals are due by 3:00 p.m

December 17, 2015: Invitations to submit full proposals are issued

January 29, 2016: Full proposals are due by 3:00 p.m

May 2016: Funding announcements are issued

SPARK is included in this grant as an evidence-based program - contact us today for a free cost proposal!

Next Steps:

  • Click Here to review the Healthy Eating Active Communities Grant guidelines and application.
  • Contact SPARK at 1-800-283-5700 or to learn about SPARK. A Program Consultant will ask you a few questions, learn about your current program, and listen to your vision for implementing a physical activity program in your after school program. Together, we'll create a program that will WORK and LAST.
  • After contacting SPARK for help with your cost proposal, Click Here for helpful grant writing tools and sample text to include SPARK in your grant application.

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