Funding for Healthy Projects!

produce-suzanne-1024x682 Interested in funding for your Healthy Eating, Active Living Project? Visit the LiveWell Colorado Funding Opportunities Web Page for more information on these exciting opportunities for your community:

Deadline Funding Opportunity Topic Amount
December 4, 2015 Sponsor-A-Hive Set up, maintain, and observe bee sanctuaries at schools, community gardens, and green spaces N/A
December 8, 2015 Roots & Branches Strengthening families and communities through increasing access to healthy food and nutrition education $5,000 – $50,000
December 31, 2015 CoBiz Cares Foundation Human services including food banks, food pantries and food distribution Up to $5,000
December 31, 2015 Schlessman Family Foundation Disadvantaged youth, elder/senior, food service and delivery, and education programs for at-risk students and adult learners Varies
January 1, 2016 Baseball Tomorrow Fund Create a new program, expand or improve an existing program, purchase equipment or obtain facilities $40,000
January 12, 2016 Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design Funding to host a 2 ½ day community design workshop $10,000 +TA


Farm Credit supports rural communities and agriculture with reliable and consistent credit. In celebration of their 100th anniversary, Farm Credit seeks nominations to identify and honor 100 rural leaders who are changing the future of agriculture and rural communities for the better. Ten distinguished Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspectives honorees will receive a $10,000 award to help further their contributions to thriving rural communities and agriculture. Nominations will be accepted through December 18.

The Action for Healthy Kids Lights, Camera, Breakfast Contest gives schools the opportunity to highlight their alternative school breakfast programs that help students start the school day with a nutritious meal. Eligible schools* are invited to showcase their alternative school breakfast programs in action through a creative 1-minute video that could win them a grand prize of $5,000 to put toward their school breakfast and health and wellness programming. Entries will be accepted through January 8, 2016.

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