AM-Funding Sources

2018 AARP Community Challenge Awards Announced

The AARP Community Challenge is awarding grants to fund quick-action projects — in areas such as housing, transportation, and public space — that spark change and build momentum toward improved livability for all residents. If your idea is big, no project is too small! Grants can range from several hundred dollars for small, short-term activities to several thousand for larger projects. Applications are due May 16, 2018.
For the 2018 AARP Community Challenge, AARP will prioritize projects that aim to achieve […]

Micro Grant Funding Available

 America Walks and the Every Body Walk! Collaborative are excited to announce the second year of Micro Grant Funding. This program will award grantees up to $1,500.00 for projects related to increasing walking and walkability.
Funded projects will increase walking and benefits of walkability in communities, work to develop the walking movement by growing the number and diversity of people and organizations pushing for more walkability, and they should make walking safe, easy, and enjoyable for all community members.

Funding Assistance to Attend Walkability Action Institute

The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion’s (NCCDPHP) Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity (DNPAO), seeks applications from Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) regions for competitive funding assistance to support attendance at the second annual walkability action institute, entitled “Step It Up!: Action Institute to Increase Walking and Walkability,” which will take place in Atlanta, Georgia on April 26-28, […]

Aetna Foundation Cultivating Healthy Communities

The Aetna Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of our 2016 Cultivating Healthy Communities grant program. We recognize that health is local: it begins in our homes, schools, jobs, and neighborhoods. By creating more chances to make healthy choices in these places, we can empower whole communities to lead healthier lives.
With this RFP, we seek to fund programs that will increase opportunities for health in underserved, low-income communities. We’re focusing on five target areas:

Healthy Behaviors
Community Safety
Built Environment
Social/Economic Factors
Environmental […]

PeopleForBikes Community Grants

PeopleForBikes Community Grant Program “supports bicycle infrastructure projects and targeted advocacy initiatives to make it easier and safer for people of all ages and abilities to ride.” Non-profit organizations focused on bicycling, active transportation or community development, city and county agencies, and state and federal agencies are eligible to apply. PeopleforBikes focuses most grant funds on infrastructure projects such as bike paths, lanes, trails and bridges, mountain bike facilities and end-of-trip facilities like bike racks, parking and storage, as well […]