December 21, 2015 | By CATCH Global Foundation
Capacity Building Grants assist Native communities in developing culturally appropriate childhood obesity prevention strategies by providing resources and technical assistance. Grants of up to $20,000 each will be awarded to support projects that strategically target childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes prevention through community health assessments, community planning and capacity building. Organizations eligible to apply include U.S. based Native American-controlled nonprofits 501(c)(3), federally or state recognized tribal governments or programs, or Native American community-based groups with a 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor. For this particular grant cycle, applications will be accepted from throughout the U.S., however, preference will be given to applicants located in the following states: Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Applications due January 22, 2016.