THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF SAN JOAQUIN is pleased to invite eligible organizations to submit letters of interest for grant funding from the Community Health Fund. Grants are available to fund programs and activities that serve people living in San Joaquin or Calaveras County, and directly align with the Community Health Fund’s 2020 area of interest: promoting health outcomes.
WHAT QUALIFIES AS PROMOTING HEALTH OUTCOMES
The Community Health Fund has defined promoting health outcomes as programs or activities focused on improving healthy lifestyle opportunities and healthy behaviors that reduce the risk for developing disabling or life-threatening diseases and improve one’s everyday quality of life.
Letters of interest for the Community Health Fund’s 2020 grant cycle should include health programs or activities that improve individuals’ and families’ abilities to make healthy choices and lead healthy lifestyles. This includes both physical, mental, and/or emotional health. The intended outcome of the work should facilitate the adoption of healthy behaviors in the short-term and lead to positive changes in physical, mental, and/or emotional health in the long-term.
Program characteristics should include more than one of the following:
COVID-19 RELATED PROGRAMS
Public health emergencies affect the health, safety, and well-being of both individuals and communities. The Community Health Fund will consider programs and activities that promote health outcomes that are associated with COVID-19 efforts.
FUNDING FOR 2020
The Community Foundation of San Joaquin has committed a total of $150,000 for this grants program in 2020. The maximum grant amount an applicant may request under this program is $40,000, although applicants may request less than the maximum amount.
Those organizations receiving grant awards will be required to submit progress and final reports, as well as a financial report.
Requests for technical assistance with submitting your letter of interest through our onlinem grants portal, including any questions about the grants program, must be submitted in writing by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line CHF Grant Help.
The Community Health Fund was established in 2017 by the Community Foundation of San Joaquin, through a generous gift from the DBB (Delta Blood Bank) Foundation.