Aetna Foundation's Regional Grants
|Program:||Aetna Foundation's Regional Grants|
|Eligibility:||We support nonprofit organizations with evidence of IRS 501(c)(3) designation or de facto tax-exempt status. You will need your tax identification number to enter our online application system.
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.
California (Los Angeles, San Diego, Fresno, San Francisco)
Florida (Miami, Tampa)
New York (New York City)
North Carolina (Charlotte)
Ohio (Cleveland, Columbus)
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pittsburgh)
Tennessee (Nashville, Memphis)
Texas (Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio)
Washington, D.C. (D.C., Baltimore, Md., Northern Virginia)
The Aetna Foundationís 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 Peopleís Ability To Be Physically Active.
Types Of Projects We Seek To Support Include:
School-based Or After-school Nutrition And Fitness Programs That Help Children Learn Healthy Habits At An Early Age Community-based Nutrition Education Programs For Children And Families Efforts To Increase The Availability Or Affordability Of Fresh Fruits And Vegetables In Communities Community Gardening And Urban Farming Activities For Children And Families Applications That Focus On Healthy Food Choices And Physical Activity Through A Racial And Ethnic Health Equity Lens Will Receive Priority Consideration.