“Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures”, a national program that
addresses childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes in Native communities,
announced today the opening of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for their first
grantmaking initiative, Promising Program Grants. The purpose of these grants
will be to partner with Native communities to strengthen existing youth focused
physical activity and/or healthy nutrition programs and build capacity for
The application deadline is October 28, 2013, at 11:59 pm
(MST). All applications must be submitted through the NB3F online system. Up to
12 grants of up to $40,000 each will be awarded for this grant cycle. The
online application can be found at this link
along with additional information and criteria.
Applications will be accepted from throughout the U.S.
However preference will be given to grantees from three specific regions – the
Southwest (New Mexico, Arizona), the Upper Midwest (Minnesota, Wisconsin) and
the Southern Plains (Oklahoma, Texas).
An informational webinar will be held on Wednesday, October
2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. (MST). Participation is encouraged and registration is
required. To register click here
. Deadline for registering is Monday, September 30th.
Share this opportunity with colleagues, tribal leadership,
community and non-profit leaders whose interests align with this initiative!