Published on March 31st, 2022 | 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, and groups 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 on a rolling basis until funding is expended. You can apply to fund more than one project. Awards will be announced as soon as possible after submission and review. Funds must be expended by June 30, though projects may remain ongoing.
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:
–Start a tobacco cessation group at your worksite for people who want to quit.
–Provide stipends for a task force committee to meet and make recommendations on health related policy changes
–Develop an annual worksite wellness challenge to encourage physical activity & nutrition improvement
–Make changes in the physical workplace environment that make it easier to be healthy (Example: Remove traditional vending machine snacks and replace them with healthy alternatives at no cost to the individual)
Get creative! Let us know through your application what will help make important changes for your community 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: 2022 Burlington Partnership 3-4-50 Mini Grant Application
Please use the budget template below with your application submission: