Healthy Environments

June 26, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

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The Kresge Foundation is seeking to fund organizations that are focused on improving the health of low-income and vulnerable populations. To that end, the Foundation’s Healthy Environments program funds projects in the following areas:

  • Healthy Homes: Support efforts to abate hazards, accelerate policy and systems changes, provide community education and build community engagement.
  • Transportation and the Built Environment: Supports efforts to re-examine aspects of the built environment that create barriers to physical activity and affect air and water quality and public safety.
  • Healthy Food: Supports efforts to improve food-system policies and practices, especially those that provide better access to fruits, vegetables and other healthful foods and that reduce the emphasis on products without nutritional benefits.
Agency(s):

The Kresge Foundation

Closing Date(s):

No deadline, applications accepted on rolling basis

More Info URL:

http://kresge.org/programs/health/healthy-environments

Eligible Organizations:

Applicants must be U.S. 501(c)(3) organizations with audited financial statements that are not classified as private foundations. Audits must be independently prepared following Generally Accepted Accounting Principles or Government Auditing Standards.  Financial statements prepared on a cash, modified cash, compilation or review basis do not qualify.