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Wellmark Foundation Large MATCH Grant Deadline
February 21, 2020
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.