December 23, 2009 > Kaiser Permanente accepting applications for community grants
Kaiser Permanente accepting applications for community grants
Submitted By Johnny Ng
Kaiser Permanente is now soliciting and accepting applications for its 2010 Community Benefit Grants Program in southern Alameda County.
Community organizations and government entities are encouraged to apply for these health grants. Applications will be considered from organizations which fall within the southern Alameda County area and meet at least one or more funding priority areas.
The 2010 Kaiser Permanente funding priorities are to: reduce rates of obesity in children and adults; improve prevention and management of diabetes and cardiovascular disease; improve prevention and management of childhood asthma; reduce teen pregnancy rates; and violence education and prevention. The funding range for community grants is $5,000 to $20,000.
Each year, Kaiser Permanente provides funds to the local community to help improve the health of its members and the community it serves. In 2009, the Community Benefit program awarded $810,000 in grants to a variety of organizations in southern Alameda County.
Application deadline is Friday, January 22 at 4 p.m. For more information or to request a grant application, please contact the Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit Program of southern Alameda County at 510-618-5807.