Sponsored by the Louisville Center for Health Equity, the 2011 grant season for the Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement, which promotes healthy things like riding bikes clad in Speedos and eating non-Yum!-sponsored foods, has just a few days left for new applicants.
The Healthy Hometown Movement provides annual mini-grants for eligible 501 (c) 3 organizations through the External Agency Fund. The funding cycle is in accordance with the Metro fiscal year, which starts July 1 and ends June 30. The application process typically begins in February or early March with the deadline in mid-April. The 2011 deadline is April 22, 2011.
The Healthy Hometown Movement funds programs that provide physical activity and/or healthy eating programming in the Louisville Metro area.
Previous grantees include Bridgehaven, the Center for Women and Families and Maryhurst, to name but a few.
So, if you’re a nonprofit with an annual budget of less than $250,000 and you want to do your best to avoid the fiscal scalpel of the Tea Party, click here to access an application (Warning: PDF alert)