Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Funding Opportunity: Community Change Grants Through America Walks - Applications Now Open!


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Student exploring The Takoma Park Equity Walk, a 2020 CCG project

Apply Now for a $1500 Grant

It's that time of year! Our annual Community Change Grants are now open for applications. This beloved program aims to provide support to our growing network of advocates, grassroots organizers, organizations, and agencies using innovative, engaging, and inclusive programs and projects to create tangible change at the community level.

We are looking to fund projects that:

  • Increase physical activity and active transportation in a specific community
  • Work to cross engage people and organizations newer to the efforts of walking and moving and walkability
  • Demonstrate a culture of antiracism and inclusive health and design
  • Support and cultivate connected, active and deeply engaged communities

Thanks to our Active People, Healthy Nation Partners for funding these catalytic projects.

And this year, General Motors is funding ten additional $1,500 Community Change Grant projects in designated towns and cities with GM facilities!

Learn More and Apply

Need some inspo? Check out these projects we've previously awarded:

It takes a Village! Creating and Installing a Community-Engaged University of Massachusetts Boston Harborwalk Grace Trail.

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The Takoma Park Equity Walk - a playful place where students, their teachers and parents can examine their own beliefs and actions in a safe, accessible, active space.

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Grassroots Community Change Projects Enhance Walkability Step by Step!

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