US Conference of Mayors Grant – Childhood Obesity Prevention Awards
The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM), in partnership with the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America (ABFHA), has launched the 2020 Childhood Obesity Prevention Grants Program.
In this cycle, six cities will share a total of $445,000 in grant awards, to support both new and existing programs
initiated by USCM member mayors that address the childhood obesity epidemic in America’s cities.
Awards will be made in three categories – small, medium and large city.
Small City (Population less than 75,000) – 2nd Place $25,000; 1st Place $100,000
Medium City (Population between 75,000 and 250,000) – 2nd Place $25,000; 1st Place $120,000
Large City (Population greater than 250,000) – 2nd Place $25,000; 1st Place $150,000
Winners will be announced in January 2020, during the 88th Winter Meeting of The United States Conference of Mayors in Washington, DC. Previous winners from Louisiana include New Orleans, LA and Monroe, LA.
SERDC Recycling Infrastructure Grant Program
SERDC offers support needed recycling improvements in the Southeast through the launch of a recycling infrastructure grant program. Helping to close the loop for packaging, investments in physical infrastructure and communications, are key to dramatically increasing material recovery and connecting material generation with hungry end markets in the southeast.
Recycling carts, material recovery facility (MRF) upgrades, recycling trucks or transfer stations to unlock investments in curbside recycling infrastructure are the types of projects that will be considered. With the Coca-Cola Foundation’s generous support, this grant will support efforts to expand comprehensive curbside recycling in the Southeastern United States. Click here to learn more and apply.
American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America
The Louisiana Beverage Association offers grant opportunities through the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America.
This grant seeks to make a significant contribution to the health of the local communities by providing grants to support charitable programs at community organizations that work to advance both he physical health of their local citizens and the environmental health of their communities.
Applications to support organizations in your area that promote health and wellness, or the environment are accepted between February – March and September – October. For more information on how to apply please contact the Louisiana Beverage Association. Grant information can be found here.