Grant and Scholarship Opportunities
Whenever possible, NCHH provides grants and scholarships to help communities, healthy housing groups, and even individuals grow and advance the healthy housing movement.
Current Grant or Scholarship Opportunities
COMING SOON: 2019 Lead Poisoning Prevention Grants
To help communities in building local capacity and advancing evidence-based lead poisoning prevention efforts, the National Center for Healthy Housing invites communities to apply for a bundled award of coaching and support over 18 months that includes access to a network of national experts, opportunities to engage in a peer learning network with other communities tackling childhood lead exposure, a customized cost-benefit analysis, and a $25,000 grant. We anticipate that a minimum of eight communities will be selected. Eligible applicants include local or regional nonprofit and community-based organizations (including public health institutes) and county, local, and tribal government agencies that are based in the United States and serve small and mid-sized cities. Funding should be used to build capacity within a community and help communities achieve policy, practice, or systems change.
Online applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. ET, Friday March 22, 2019. This competitive solicitation is being led by the National Center for Healthy Housing, but funding is made possible through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
This grant opportunity will open on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.
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Past NCHH Grant or Scholarship Opportunities
2019 Health in All Policies (Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention) Mini-Grants
In November, NCHH, in collaboration with the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), will offer a new funding opportunity for local governmental agencies housing their jurisdiction’s childhood lead poisoning prevention programs (i.e., local health departments, local environmental health agencies). The funding will support their agency to implement a Health in All Policies strategy as part of their lead prevention implementation program and activities. Examples of sponsored activities can include building or enhancing a lead coalition and setting up joint meetings with partners to increase screening and case management. Up to three entities will be awarded a maximum funding amount of $20,000 each, as well as technical assistance from these national partners along the way. Learn more about this funding opportunity and meet the recipients.
2018 Healthy Homes Workforce Development Mini-Grants
The National Center for Healthy Housing is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2018 Healthy Homes Workforce Development Mini-Grants competition, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. NCHH awarded 10 mini-grants of $7,500 each to organizations in California, Florida, Hawaii, Indiana, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Virginia. These mini-grants support communities’ efforts to integrate healthy homes activities into their healthcare systems and policies, as well as develop a well-trained, knowledgeable, and reliable workforce to provide healthy homes services. Learn more about this opportunity and meet the recipients.
2018 NEHA/HUD Annual Conference Registration Scholarships
NCHH is sponsoring five registrations for the NEHA 2018 Annual Educational Conference (AEC) & Exhibition and HUD Healthy Homes Conference, to be held June 25-28, 2018, in Anaheim, California. Twenty-nine applicants completed a brief survey, and five were selected by random drawing on Monday, March 5, 2018. Funding for this opportunity was provided by The Kresge Foundation. Learn more about this opportunity and meet the recipients.
2017 Healthy Homes Workforce Development Mini-Grants
Funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, NCHH awarded Healthy Homes Workforce Development Mini-Grants to applicants in Iowa, Minnesota, and the District of Columbia. These mini-grants helped communities develop their workforce capacity to offer home-visiting services related to healthy homes and to build a pool of community health workers (CHWs) trained in the healthy homes principles. The grants were open to governments, educational institutions, public housing, nonprofit, and tribal communities. Learn more about this opportunity and meet the grantees.
2017 Lead Poisoning Awareness Community Mini-Grants
Funded jointly by The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, NCHH and the Trust for America’s Health awarded mini-grants of up to $5,000 to 15 communities across the country to plan and host lead poisoning prevention events. The grants were intended to help gather community members and decision makers to engage in a dialogue around actions that can advance local lead poisoning prevention efforts. Learn more about this opportunity and meet the grantees.