Published on May 5th, 2021 | by Burlington Partnership0
Mini-Grants Available to Support Health in Burlington
The Burlington Partnership for a Healthy Community is now accepting applications for Healthy BTV Mini-Grants.
Apply for up to $1,500 PER PROJECT for Burlington agencies, organizations, businesses, schools, groups and more for 3-4-50 projects, events, activities that support physical activity, nutrition, and tobacco prevention in our community.
The application is short and easy with a quick turnaround and implementation. You’ll be able to get started right away! Accepting applications through May 23rd, 2021. You can apply to fund more than one project.
To learn more about the 3-4-50 initiative, go to: http://www.healthvermont.gov/3-4-50
You can also watch this quick 2 1/2 minute video with an example of a VT business engaged in 3-4-50 worksite wellness activities.
Below are a few examples of possible mini-grant projects to get you started:
–Bring in a guest speaker talk about tobacco prevention/cessation resources for people who want to quit or ways to eat healthy on a budget.
–Plant a worksite vegetable garden.
–Provide stipends for a task force committee to meet and make recommendations on health related policy changes
–Sponsor a worksite wellness challenge to encourage physical activity & nutrition improvement
–Remove traditional vending machine snacks and replace them with healthy alternatives at no cost to the individual
–Host a community dinner night that includes a healthy eating presentation or other wellness initiative
Get creative! Let us know through your application what will help make important changes for your community, group or organization. Thank you for helping us make the healthy choice the easy choice where we live, work, learn, and play! Questions? Want to request an Excel version of the budget template? Click the application link for contact information to reach out to Steph Tucker. We want this to be as easy for you to apply as possible! Please reach out if you need help.
Click here to apply by May 23rd, 2021: 2021 Burlington Partnership 3-4-50 Mini Grant Application
Please use the budget template below with your application submission: