Kresge Foundation Launches New Funding Opportunity to Improve Housing Affordability, Health Outcomes in U.S. Cities

April 10, 2019

April 9, 2019 - PHENND

 

Kresge Foundation Launches New Funding Opportunity to Improve Housing Affordability, Health Outcomes in U.S. Cities

 

With the aim of supporting innovative, community-generated, multi-sectoral solutions that improve health outcomes and housing affordability and quality in communities across the country, the Kresge Foundation’s Health Program has announced a new $2 million funding opportunity to advance health equity through housing.

 

Under this RFP, the foundation seeks to identify and accelerate community-led policy and system changes that reduce displacement, segregation, and gentrification; support innovative funding strategies that better connect housing and health sectors; and recognize multi-sectoral partnerships that preserve and increase the supply of stable housing as a crucial way to improve health, well-being, and health equity in low-income communities.

 

Applicants may apply for either project support or general operating support:

Project support includes one-year planning grants of $100,000 or two-year implementation grants of $400,000 ($200,000 per year). General operating support includes two-year implementation grants of $400,000 ($200,000 per year).

 

Registration deadline: April 29th

Application deadline: May 7th

 

Read more about the opportunity and apply here!


 

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