Open funding opportunities – see what’s new this week!

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This post is updated weekly. To find additional OPEN opportunities, which may have tight deadlines, or to see past funding announcements, visit the Funding Opportunities thread in the Forum [members only].

  • Implementing Overdose Prevention Strategies at the Local Level. The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) will make up to twelve (12) awards available to build capacity at Local Health Departments (LHDs) serving large jurisdictions (>700,000 people) with a burden of high drug overdose deaths. Each LHD may request up to $750,000 to support project activities that address their community’s challenges related to drug overdose. Application Deadline: October 23.
  • America Walks – 2019 Community Change Grant. This program will award grantees $1,500.00 in community stipends for projects related to creating healthy, active, and engaged places to live, work, and play. Funded projects must demonstrate that they will show increased physical activity and active transportation in a specific community, work to engage people and organizations new to the efforts of walking and walkability, and demonstrate a culture of inclusive health. Projects will create healthy, active, and engaged communities that support walking as transportation, health, and recreation. Awardees will be notified in December 2019. Funds must be used in the 2020 calendar year. Please contact Heidi Simon at with questions. Click here for application. Application Deadline: November 8.
  • NEW! Community Innovation Grants Program from the United Fresh Start Foundation.The United Fresh Start Foundation’s 2020 program funds initiatives that aim to increase children’s access, selection, and consumption of fresh produce whether at home, on weekends, during the summer, while out to eat, or outside the traditional school day. A total of $50,000 in funds through the Community Innovation Grants Program will be awarded this cycle. A minimum of five grants will be awarded, in amounts warranted by applicants. Applications Deadline: December 1.

  • NEW! 2020 Farm to School Grant Request.The Richard B. Russell NSLA establishes a Farm to School Program in order to assist eligible entities, through grants and technical assistance, in implementing farm to school programs that improve access to local foods in eligible schools.To fulfill the farm to school mandate in the NSLA, $5 million is provided to the USDA on an annual basis to support grants, technical assistance, and the Federal administrative costs related to USDA’s Farm to School Program. Applications Deadline: December 13.

If you know of an open funding opportunity that may be of interest to the OK In the Know community, tell us about it! Post a comment below, add it to the Funding Opportunities thread in the Forum [members only] or contact us.


  1. Since the funding opportunities thread is no longer receiving new posts, here is one:

    2017 Community Change Micro Grants
    Deadline: Applications are due by November 10th at 5pm Eastern

    America Walks is “extending a round of community change micro grants to individuals and communities interested in improving the public sphere for walking or helping to make walking more commonplace. The program awards up to $1,500 to fund or help to catalyze smaller-scale, low-cost projects and programs that increase the prevalence of walking.”


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