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December 14, 2010 > Submit community grant applications now

Submit community grant applications now

Submitted By Johnny Ng

Kaiser Permanente is now soliciting and accepting applications for its 2011 Community Benefit Grants Program for southern Alameda County.

Community organizations and government entities are encouraged to apply for these health grants ranging in amounts between $5,000 and $30,000. 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 2011 Kaiser Permanente funding priorities are to:
1. Reduce obesity and overweight rates in adults and children
2. Reduce teen pregnancy rates
3. Improve access to prevention and primary care services
4. Improve prevention and management of diabetes and cardiovascular disease
5. Increase violence prevention and education

The funding amounts for 2011 Community Benefit grants are:
- New and Innovative Community Grants: $5,000-$15,000
- Collaborative Grants: $15,000-$30,000 (Mutually beneficial partnership entered by two or more organizations involved in a project.)

Each year, Kaiser Permanente provides funds to the local community to help improve the health of its members and the community it serves. In 2010, the Community Benefit program awarded over $800,000 in grants to a variety of organizations in southern Alameda County.

Application deadline is Friday, January 21, 2011 at 4 p.m. For more information or to request a grant application, please contact the Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit Program for southern Alameda County at 510-618-5807.

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