The Humboldt Health Foundation (HHF) is accepting proposals for its Community Health Grant program, which provides local nonprofits and groups with funding for work that improves residents’ and communities’ mental or physical wellbeing in Humboldt County
Donor Name: Humboldt Health Foundation
County: Humboldt County (CA)
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 08/01/2022
Size of the Grant: $10,000
Community Health Grants support programs and projects that:
- Enhance the physical and mental well-being of Humboldt County residents and communities
- Improve the health of those with social or economic disadvantages, the underserved, and/or marginalized, with priority going to organizations supporting the health and wellbeing of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color
- Have potential to make significant community impact
- Are preventive
- Bring people together to work on issues of community concern
The program supports a broad spectrum of wellness efforts, from culture and family support to food and housing security, mental health, and more.
HHF makes grants for general operating support, programs, services, advocacy, organizing, civic engagement, capital campaigns, capital improvement projects, and racial equity training and consulting. They recognize that Black, Indigenous, and People of Color are disproportionately affected by the pandemic and that racism is a critical public health issue impacting our region. Therefore, HHF will prioritize funding for organizations and groups that support the health and wellbeing of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.
The average Community Health Grant is $5,000-8,000. The maximum amount HHF will fund is $10,000.
- Applicants must be nonprofit charitable or public benefit (federal tax exempt) organizations, public schools, Indian tribal governments, other government agencies, or have a qualified fiscal sponsor (this is an option for grassroots groups that might not have tax exempt status with the IRS;
- Organization/programs/projects must benefit communities in Humboldt County. All organizations from outside this service area must demonstrate that they are working with a county based group to develop and implement the proposed program/project.
- General operating support is not available to organizations based outside of Humboldt County.
- Grants cannot be made for the infrastructure, deferred maintenance or annual operating costs of public institutions, churches, services of special tax districts, or government agencies.
- Grants cannot be made for religious activities or projects that exclusively benefit the members of sectarian or religious organizations.
- Grant funds cannot pay for direct lobbying.
- Grants cannot pay for expenses that have already been incurred.
For more information, visit Community Health Grant.