The Foundation wants to encourage creative ideas and plan for long-term health solutions in the Pottstown region. We seek grant proposals that are consistent with our mission to help our community lead healthier lives. Each year, there are two grant cycles—one in the spring and another in the fall. We’re pleased to announce that the fall 2018 grant round included 38 grants, totaling $1,022,568, awarded to non-profit organizations, schools and municipalities.
These grants were funded according to the following priorities:
Priority #1A: Healthy Behaviors – Schools
Promoting healthy living through nutrition, activities and programs in public and private schools to reduce obesity and encourage healthy living. Three grants awarded totaling $27,500.
Priority #1B: Healthy Behaviors – Parks
Improving parks, programming and the built environment to increase access to physical activity. Three grants awarded totaling $76,500.
Priority #1C: Healthy Behaviors – Networks
Creating and promoting social networks involving healthy living. 23 grants awarded totaling $727,290.
Priority #2: Health Access
Funding learning opportunities for physical and emotional health. Eight grants awarded totaling $161,278.
Priority #3: Strengthen Non-Profits
Funding learning opportunities and strategic planning to strengthen non-profits. One grant awarded totaling $30,000.
Learn more about applying for a grant with the Pottstown Health & Wellness Foundation.