Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the Voices for Healthy Kids newsletter.
Are you working to prevent childhood obesity in your community? If your organization is seeking state, local or tribal level policy change that is aligned with one of the six Voices for Healthy Kids advocacy priorities, you could be eligible for funding. Grant opportunities include:
Open RFA: Aim to fund strategic issue advocacy campaigns focused on fighting childhood obesity through state, local, and tribal public policy campaigns. The duration of these grants will vary but will generally be one year or less. Awards can be made up to $90,000.
Rapid Response: Aim to fund short-term, reactive projects expected to be pushing policies for passage in the next three to six months. Awards range from $15,000 to $100,000 and project duration is anywhere between two weeks to six months.
Strategically Directed Tools: Intended to support lobbying activities related to a strategic issue advocacy campaign. Funding requests may range from $20,000 to $80,000 maximum, and the duration of the grants will vary.
Learn more about grant opportunities here.