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Kansas City, MO — Health Forward Foundation is proud to award $3 million in grants to 30 nonprofit organizations through our 2020 Health Communities funding.
These programs support environments and policies that promote equitable opportunities for healthy eating, active living, and tobacco use prevention.
In addition, Health Forward is announcing $360,000 in grants to nine nonprofit organizations that are providing food assistance to people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“When we all have the ability to live healthy and resilient lives, our communities thrive. These organizations are working to make that vision a reality,” said Qiana Thomason, Health Forward Foundation President/CEO.
Health Forward received a total of 52 proposals totaling $8.3 million in requests.
The following grants were awarded during the June board of directors meeting:
The Healthy Communities Grants are the first round of foundation defined grants awarded by Health Forward in 2020. For more information on applying for foundation defined grants, visit healthforward.org.
COVID-19 food insecurity support grants
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