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Wellmark Foundation Large MATCH Grant Deadline

February 21

Large MATCH grants

Request for proposals are being accepted for the Large MATCH grant. This challenge grant is for a maximum of $100,000, and the project must be completed within two years. The grant must be matched dollar-for-dollar with cash or in-kind contributions. At least one-half of the matching support must be cash.

Examples of sustainable projects include:

  • Improving access to locally sourced foods — establishing or improving infrastructure of farmers’ markets and establishing or improving community gardens
  • Supporting connections between local food systems and health — advancing efforts of food policy councils
  • Improving nutrition in school settings — farm-to-school programs, healthy vending and lunchroom redesign to encourage consumption of healthy foods
  • Advancing active transportation concepts — Safe Routes to School projects, walking school buses and adding bicycle parking

Providing safe, accessible venues for physical activity in a communityThe Large MATCH grant applications are available online and are due by 5 p.m. CST, Feb. 21, 2020.

For information, contact Greg Maag.


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