The Aetna Foundation’s Regional Grants fund community wellness initiatives that serve those who are most at risk for poor health -- low-income, underserved or minority populations. A healthy diet and regular exercise can help prevent obesity and many chronic conditions. That's why we focus on efforts that promote eating fresh fruits and vegetables and being active.
Grants will target communities where healthy food can be difficult to buy, and where social and environmental factors may limit people’s ability to be physically active.
Regional Grants are defined as:
Our 2013 Regional Grants will focus on:
Types of projects we seek to support include:
Applications that focus on healthy food choices and physical activity through a racial and ethnic health equity lens will receive priority consideration.
We will consider proposals seeking $25,000 - $40,000.
Where we fund:
We concentrate our regional grant making in the following states, with particular emphasis on the cities noted below. We encourage proposals for programs that serve multiple locations.
Our mission is to promote wellness, health, and access to high-quality health care for everyone, while supporting the communities
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