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Kansas City, MO — Health Forward Foundation is proud to award $3.69 million in grants to 30 nonprofit organizations through our 2019 Healthy Communities funding.
These programs support environments and policies that promote equitable opportunities for healthy eating, active living, and tobacco use prevention.
“We are proud to partner with organizations that are creating healthier communities throughout our region. Supporting this work is one of the best ways to make healthy habits the norm.” said Bridget McCandless, M.D., President/CEO.
Health Forward received a total of 49 proposals totaling nearly $8.3 million in requests.
The following grants were awarded during a July board of directors teleconference:
The Healthy Communities Grants are the first round of foundation defined grants awarded by Health Forward in 2019. For more information on applying for foundation defined grants, visit healthforward.org.
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