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).