Insight Grants

Grant Opportunity: The Wellmark Foundation (Iowa and South Dakota)

The Wellmark Foundation is offering two grant programs in 2015, Healthy Communities Small Grant Program and Matching Assets To Community Health (MATCH) Grant Program. The program supports nonprofit organizations or community groups in Iowa and South Dakota that develop, implement and enhance local wellness and prevention projects with a focus on long-term sustainability.

Applications for the Healthy Communities Small Grant Program must be received by Monday, February 23rd, 2015. Grants are being offered for projects that address community-based wellness and prevention with a focus on access to nutritious foods and safe places to be active. Applicants may request up to $25,000. For complete details see the Healthy Communities PDF here.

A letter of interest for the MATCH grant program is due by Friday, May 15, 2015. The MATCH grant program supports projects that promote active living and built environments and increase access to and consumption of nutritious foods. Applicants must request up to $75,000 but need to offer matching funds and are encouraged to do so by leveraging local partners and/or sponsors. The most competitive applications will offer a dollar-for-dollar (or greater) match. For complete details see the MATCH grant program PDF here.

Interested in applying for the MATCH grant but need assistance determining where the matching funds will come from? Contact us to discuss your options, including but not limited to applying to other funders who may be willing to provide you with a matching grant!  




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