Fri, 1 June, 2012

Calling for grant proposals that promote healthy eating, physical activity

The Rapides Foundation is accepting proposals for grants encouraging physical activity and healthy eating among residents in Central Louisiana. These Community Implementation Grants are for nonprofit organizations, government entities and faith-based community groups located in Allen, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Vernon and Winn parishes.

A limited number of grants up to $25,000 each will be awarded. The grant funds must be used to create, improve or repair physical-activity settings, such as walking trails, playgrounds or exercise stations, or for healthy food settings, such as farmers markets or community gardens. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. August 6.

For questions about this grant opportunity, please contact Program Officer Trayce Snow or call her at 318.443.3394.

Click here to view the Request for Proposal. Print

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