Healthy Eating and Active Living Funding Opportunities

LWLC logoVisit the LiveWell Colorado Funding Opportunities Web Page for more information on these exciting opportunities. If you plan to apply, please let us know, so we can help manage applications. Email Katie Baldassar at

Deadline Funding Opportunity Topic Amount
April 9, 2015 (Concept paper) USDA Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program Applied research projects that address barriers, challenges, and opportunities in marketing, transporting, and distributing food & ag products $60,000
April 26, 2015 2015 Creative Community Fellowship program A program for innovators committed to using arts and culture to design solutions for community problems N/A
April 30, 2015 Every Day Capacity Building Grants Build capacity of Friends Groups to serve public lands Up to $5,000
April 30, 2015 USDA Rural Energy for America Program Energy auditing and renewable energy projects to rural small businesses and agricultural producers Up to $100,000
April 30, 2015 (LOI) USDA Farm to School program Support Service grants, Implementation grants, Planning grants and Training grants to start or expand existing efforts $15,000 – $100,000
April 30, 2015 USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Promote consumption of fruits and vegetables $50 – $75 per student
April 30, 2015 2015 Brimstone Award for Applied Storytelling Model storytelling projects in the areas of health, environment, community development, leadership, and others $5,000
April 30, 2015 Presbyterian Mission Agency Hunger Program Projects that address the root and systemic causes of hunger Up to $20,000
May 1, 2015 Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation Positive development of children $10,000 – $50,000
May 1, 2015 ECA Foundation Education, literacy, college access, and outreach to at-risk youth Varies
May 5, 2015 William T. Grant Foundation’s Understanding Inequality program research  focused on ways to reduce disparities in  academic, behavioral, social, and economic outcomes for youth Up to $600,000
May 7, 2015 Colorado Department of Education School Health Professional Grant School health professionals in secondary schools to address prevention education, screening and referral care coordination Varies
May 14, 2015 USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program farmer-to-consumer direct marketing projects and promotion of local and regional food business enterprises that do not provide products directly to consumers $15,000 – $100,000
May 14, 2015 USDA Local Food Promotion Program Development and expansion of local and regional food business enterprises and to develop new market opportunities serving local markets $5,000 – $100,000
May 15, 2015 RIDGE Center for Targeted Studies Innovative social sciences-based research that explores the food and nutrition assistance challenges of rural people and places Up to $35,000
May 29, 2015 (LOI) U.S. Soccer Foundation Synthetic turf, lighting, irrigation, Sport Courts, soccer equipment and/or operating expenses Up to $50,000
May 31, 2015 APT Charities Using data and information to make better decisions and increase impact of non-profit organizations $10,000 – $15,000
June 1, 2015 Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education Projects that develop or improve upon an environmental literacy program Up to $5,000
June 1, 2015 Kids in the Game GO! grants Support more minutes of physical activity before, during, and after school through funds and gear for new classroom and playground programs $1,000 – $5,000
June 30, 2015 CDPHE Comprehensive Cancer Program Capacity building, data collection, development of a shade plan, and implementation of SRTS events Up to $5,000


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