City and County Health, Welfare and Development Grants

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Subject: Community Development, Youth Welfare, Health
Deadline: May 31, 2016

"We believe a healthy city/county is economically competitive, inclusive and equitable. That's why we're calling on cities and counties across the country to join the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge. The Challenge is a partnership between the Aetna Foundation, the American Public Health Association and the National Association of Counties and administered by CEOs For Cities. The partnership empowers small to mid-size U.S. cities and counties to create a positive health impact. We're awarding more than $1.5 million in prizes to cities, counties and federally recognized tribes most able to show measurable changes in health and wellness over the next several years. Healthy Cities and Counties:

  • Promote healthy behaviors.
  • Focus on community safety.
  • Provide abundant space where people can work, live and play.
  • Enable people to have enjoyable social experiences, and ample work.
  • Are clear of pollutants and provide communities with access to healthy food and clean water."

Funder: The Aetna Foundation
Eligibility: Cities, counties, federally recognized tribes.
Amount: Unspecified
Contact: Link.