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Funding Opportunities

  • Healthy Communities Action Teams (HCATs) for Obesity Prevention Grants
  • Y Street grants

    Healthy Communities Action Teams (HCATs) for Obesity Prevention Grants


    Release Date August 13, 2019

    Completed proposals are due by Oct. 16, 2019, at 5 p.m.

    Term of Awards: July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023

    This is an online application process. No hard copies of the RFP will be available.

    Pre-Proposal Conferences

    All organizations and groups (Offerors) planning to submit a proposal that do NOT currently have an HCAT grant MUST attend one of seven Pre-Proposal Conferences. It is highly recommended that current grantees attend as well to ensure they have the most up-to-date information. To register for one of the conferences, click HERE.

    Please contact the Regional Grants Administrator for your region if you have any questions or need assistance in completing your proposal.

    Required Forms:

    The following forms are considered part of the RFP and the proposal and must be downloaded and saved. Once completed and saved, they will be uploaded to the online proposal:

    The following forms must be downloaded and reviewed. They do not need to be uploaded to the final proposal:

    To learn more about equity and obesity prevention, read the article Getting to Equity in Obesity Prevention: A New Framework.


    Completed proposals are due by Oct. 16, 2019, at 5 p.m.

    All inquiries for information should be directed to Donna Gassie at

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    Apply for a $2,000 Y Street grant for your high school today!